8 days in County Kerry Itinerary

8 days in County Kerry Itinerary

Created using Inspirock County Kerry planner

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Valentia Island
— 1 night
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Ballinskelligs
— 1 night
3
Dingle
— 2 nights
4
Killarney
— 3 nights

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Valentia Island

Valentia Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): hike along Geokaun Mountain and Cliffs, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then contemplate the long history of Cahergall Fort.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Valentia Island road trip planning website.

Glasgow, UK to Valentia Island is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Ballinskelligs.

Things to do in Valentia Island

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Boat Tours & Water Sports, Cahergall Fort
Highlights from your plan
Geokaun Mountain and Cliffs ©
Geokaun Mountain and Cliffs
Cahergall Fort ©
Cahergall Fort

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Ballinskelligs

Ballinskelligs ©
Ballinskelligs, officially Baile an Sceilg, is a Gaeltacht village in the south-west of the Iveragh peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): look for gifts at Skelligs Chocolate Co., cruise along Skellig Ring Scenic Drive, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ballinskelligs Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ballinskelligs route planning site.

Ballinskelligs is just a stone's throw from Valentia Island. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Ballinskelligs

Outdoors · Shopping · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Skellig Ring Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Skellig Ring Scenic Drive ©
Skellig Ring Scenic Drive
Skelligs Chocolate Co. ©
Skelligs Chocolate Co.

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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 21st (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, then kick back and relax at Coumeenoole Beach, then head off the coast to Great Blasket Island, and finally contemplate the long history of Kilmalkedar Church. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at St.James Church, then view the masterpieces at The Carol Cronin Gallery, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally get outside with Dingle Bay.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dingle road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Ballinskelligs to Dingle takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Great Blasket Island
Highlights from your plan
Coumeenoole Beach ©
Coumeenoole Beach
Kilmalkedar Church ©
Kilmalkedar Church
Great Blasket Island ©
Great Blasket Island

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Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Kerry County Museum and Peter Cox Photography Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Mary's Cathedral and St. Mary's Church of Ireland. Change things up with these side-trips from Killarney: Tralee (Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco and Activity Park & Tralee Town Park). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Kerry Cliffs, hike along The Kerry Way, step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, and experience rural life at Kennedy's Pet Farm.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Killarney attractions planning tool.

Traveling by car from Dingle to Killarney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Tralee, Kerry Cliffs
Highlights from your plan
Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco and Activity Park ©
Tralee Bay Wetlands Eco and Activity Park
Kerry Cliffs ©
Kerry Cliffs
The Kerry Way ©
The Kerry Way