8 days in West Cork Itinerary

8 days in West Cork Itinerary

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Glengarriff
— 3 nights
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Kinsale
— 4 nights
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Glengarriff

Glengarriff is a village of approximately 800 people on the N71 national secondary road in the Beara Peninsula of County Cork, Ireland. Change things up with these side-trips from Glengarriff: Schull (Altar Wedge Tomb & Barleycove Beach), The WhiteHouse Gallery and Wine Bar (in Kilcrohane) and Skibbereen (Drombeg Stone Circle & Lough Hyne). And it doesn't end there: hike along Beara Way, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, make a trip to Kealkill Megalithic Stone Circle and Standing Stones, and admire the natural beauty at The Ewe Experience.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Glengarriff journey maker tool.

Cork to Glengarriff is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kinsale.

Things to do in Glengarriff

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Kinsale

Located at the estuary of the Brandon River, the historical fishing town of Kinsale nestles against hills that act as a natural shield against the open sea.
Explore Kinsale's surroundings by going to St. Fachtna's Cathedral (in Rosscarbery) and Clonakilty (Michael Collins Centre, Inchydoney Beach, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get engrossed in the history at Kinsale Regional Museum, and view the masterpieces at The Boathouse Gallery.

Plan trip to Kinsale with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Glengarriff to Kinsale takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kinsale are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Kinsale

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips