7 days in Ireland Itinerary

7 days in Ireland Itinerary

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7 days in Ireland Itinerary

Start: Cork
1
Cork
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Clifden
— 3 nights
taxi + ferry:  1​h 45​min
3
Inishmore
— Few hours
Travel:  3​h 15​min
4
Carran
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Glengarriff
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Cork

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Cork

Cork ©
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Midleton.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cork trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Cork. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Clifden.

Things to do in Cork

Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Jameson Distillery Midleton
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Jameson Distillery Midleton ©
Jameson Distillery Midleton

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nights
Clifden

Clifden ©
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Sky Rd, then step into the grandiose world of Clifden Castle, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dog's Bay Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Clifden road trip planner.

You can drive from Cork to Clifden in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Clifden

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Great Western Greenway, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Mulranny Saltmarsh, Dog's Bay Beach
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The Great Western Greenway ©
The Great Western Greenway
Dog's Bay Beach ©
Dog's Bay Beach

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Inishmore

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilmurvey Beach and then explore the ancient world of Dun Aonghasa.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Inishmore planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Clifden to Inishmore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In August in Inishmore, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Carran.

Things to do in Inishmore

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Kilmurvey Beach ©
Kilmurvey Beach
Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa

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Carran

Carran ©
Carran, sometimes also spelled "Carron", is a small village in County Clare, Ireland, in the region known as the Burren, within a civil parish of the same name. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at The Burren, then contemplate the long history of Poulnabrone Dolmen, and then steep yourself in history at Caherconnell Stone Fort.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Carran planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Inishmore to Carran. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Glengarriff.

Things to do in Carran

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

County Clare, Caherconnell Stone Fort
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The Burren ©
The Burren
Poulnabrone Dolmen ©
Poulnabrone Dolmen
Caherconnell Stone Fort ©
Caherconnell Stone Fort

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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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lough Hyne. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Garinish Island and then explore the activities along Lough Hyne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at The Ewe Experience, then relax in the rural setting at Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Church.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Glengarriff trip itinerary site .

Getting from Carran to Glengarriff by car takes about 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Glengarriff are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Glengarriff

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kenmare, Lough Hyne
Highlights from your plan
Garinish Island ©
Garinish Island
Lough Hyne ©
Lough Hyne

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