7 days in County Cork & Dingle Itinerary

7 days in County Cork & Dingle Itinerary

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7 days in County Cork & Dingle Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Glengarriff
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Allihies
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Dingle
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Midleton
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

1
night
Glengarriff

Glengarriff ©
Glengarriff is a village of approximately 800 people on the N71 national secondary road in the Beara Peninsula of County Cork, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Uragh Stone Circle, then trek along Beara Way, and then explore the striking landscape at Healy Pass.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Glengarriff trip planning app .

Valletta, Malta to Glengarriff is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Valletta to Glengarriff. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Valletta in August, with highs in Glengarriff at 20°C and lows at 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Allihies.

Things to do in Glengarriff

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Healy Pass, Uragh Stone Circle
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Beara Way ©
Beara Way
Uragh Stone Circle ©
Uragh Stone Circle
Healy Pass ©
Healy Pass

2
nights
Allihies

Allihies ©
Allihies is a coastal parish in County Cork, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): kick back and relax at Derrynane Beach, steep yourself in history at Staigue Fort, and then step into the grandiose world of Ballycarbery Castle. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of McCarthy Mor Tower House - Ballinskellig Castle, then take a memorable drive along Skellig Ring Scenic Drive, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Barleycove Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Allihies holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Glengarriff to Allihies in an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Allihies can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Allihies

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Derrynane Beach, Ballycarbery Castle, Skellig Ring Scenic Drive, McCarthy Mor Tower House - Ballinskellig Castle, Barleycove Beach
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Derrynane Beach ©
Derrynane Beach
Skellig Ring Scenic Drive ©
Skellig Ring Scenic Drive

2
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then steep yourself in history at Cahergall Fort, and then contemplate the long history of Leacanabuaile Fort. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Coumeenoole Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kilmalkedar Church, then look for gifts at Dingle Crystal, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St.James Church.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dingle trip planner .

Traveling by car from Allihies to Dingle takes 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Dingle are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Midleton.

Things to do in Dingle

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Cahersiveen
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Cahergall Fort ©
Cahergall Fort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Coumeenoole Beach ©
Coumeenoole Beach

1
night
Midleton

Midleton ©
Midleton, is a town in south-eastern County Cork, Ireland. On the 16th (Fri), look for gifts at Tregan Craft Centre and then look for all kinds of wild species at Birds of Prey Educational Centre.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Midleton road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Dingle to Midleton takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Midleton

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Tregan Craft Centre
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Birds of Prey Educational Centre ©
Birds of Prey Educational Centre
Tregan Craft Centre ©
Tregan Craft Centre

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