9 days in County Cork Itinerary

9 days in County Cork Itinerary

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9 days in County Cork Itinerary

Start: Cork
bus:  30​min
1
Cobh
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Clonakilty
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Cork

4
nights
Cobh

Cobh ©
Although Cobh played a major role in the story of Irish emigration to America, most people know it as the final port of call for the ill-fated Titanic.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cobh: Cork (Cork City Gaol & University College Cork (UCC)), Blarney Castle & Gardens (in Blarney) and Kinsale (Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance, Charles Fort, & more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Titanic Experience Cobh, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Colman’s Cathedral, get to know the resident critters at Fota Wildlife Park, and step off the mainland to explore Spike Island.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Cobh travel planner .

Cork to Cobh is an approximately half hour bus ride. You can also take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Clonakilty.

Things to do in Cobh

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cork, Kinsale, Midleton, Fota Wildlife Park, The Donkey Sanctuary
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Titanic Experience Cobh ©
Titanic Experience Cobh
Cobh Cathedral ©
Cobh Cathedral

4
nights
Clonakilty

Clonakilty ©
Clonakilty, sometimes shortened to Clon, is a town in County Cork, Ireland. Get out of town with these interesting Clonakilty side-trips: Gougane Barra National Forest Park (in Gougane Barra), Healy Pass (in Adrigole) and Barleycove Beach (in Schull). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Garinish Island, admire the natural beauty at Bantry House & Garden, delve into the mystery of Drombeg Stone Circle, and steep yourself in history at James Fort.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Clonakilty route maker app .

Traveling by car from Cobh to Clonakilty takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Clonakilty can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Clonakilty

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinsale, Glengarriff, Bantry, Drombeg Stone Circle, Healy Pass
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Beara Way ©
Beara Way
Garinish Island ©
Garinish Island
Gougane Barra National Forest Park ©

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