9 days in Dublin & Cork Itinerary

9 days in Dublin & Cork Itinerary

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Fly
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Dublin
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cork
— 4 nights
Fly

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Dublin

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, get advice or help at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin trip itinerary builder site.

Ankara, Turkey to Dublin is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Ankara to Dublin. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ankara in July: highs in Dublin hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Cork

Rebel City

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.
Explore Cork's surroundings by going to St. Patrick's Church (in Kenmare), Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (in Bunratty) and Killarney National Park (in Killarney). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens, look for gifts at Granny's Bottom Drawer, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Multose Church, and sample the tasty concoctions at Blacks Brewery.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cork route maker app.

Drive from Dublin to Cork in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Cork can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cork

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

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