9 days in West Cork Itinerary

9 days in West Cork Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Cork tour planner

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Bantry
— 5 nights
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Kinsale
— 3 nights
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Bantry

Bantry is a town in the civil parish of Kilmocomoge in the barony of Bantry on the coast of West County Cork, Ireland. Get out of town with these interesting Bantry side-trips: Derreenataggart Stone Circle (in Castletownbere), Beara Way (in Glengarriff) and Healy Pass (in Adrigole). Spend a day of island exploring on the 28th (Tue) at Cape Clear Island. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Bantry House & Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Lough Hyne, get interesting insight from Tours, and step off the mainland to explore Garinish Island.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bantry trip planner.

Dublin to Bantry is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kinsale.

Things to do in Bantry

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · 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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Kinsale: Clonakilty (Michael Collins Centre, West Cork Model Railway Village, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, brush up on your military savvy at Irish Veterans Museum, play a few rounds at Old Head Golf Links, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kinsale itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bantry to Kinsale in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Kinsale

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips