13 days in West Cork, County Kerry & County Galway Itinerary

13 days in West Cork, County Kerry & County Galway Itinerary

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Baltimore
— 2 nights
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Dingle
— 2 nights
3
Killarney
— 3 nights
4
Clifden
— 1 night
5
Inishmore
— 1 night
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Galway
— 3 nights

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©
Baltimore is a village in western County Cork, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Skibbereen Heritage Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Bantry House & Garden, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Fachtna's Cathedral, then explore the ancient world of Drombeg Stone Circle, and finally kick back and relax at Owenahincha Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Baltimore journey maker.

Dublin to Baltimore is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. In September, daily temperatures in Baltimore can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Skibbereen, Rosscarbery, Bantry House & Garden
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Bantry House & Garden ©
Bantry House & Garden
Drombeg Stone Circle ©
Drombeg Stone Circle
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Inch Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church, don't miss a visit to The Dillon Gallery Paintings by Honora O'Neill, then delve into the distant past at Gallarus Oratory, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Coumeenoole Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get interesting insight from Dingle Dolphin Boat Tours, pause for some serene contemplation at St.James Church, then take in the exciting artwork at Fiadh Woven Design, and finally cruise along Dingle Peninsula.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dingle trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Baltimore to Dingle in 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Dingle are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Killarney.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Inch Beach, Dingle Peninsula
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Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Coumeenoole Beach ©
Coumeenoole Beach

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Gap of Dunloe and Ring of Kerry Golf Club. Visit Muckross House and Holy Cross Church for their historical value. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall, sample the fine beverages at Irish Whiskey Experience, look for all kinds of wild species at The Lodge & Reeks Guiding Company, and stroll through Old Kenmare Road.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Killarney trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Dingle to Killarney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Clifden.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kenmare
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Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Torc Waterfall ©
Torc Waterfall
Gap of Dunloe ©
Gap of Dunloe

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Clifden

Clifden ©
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): kick back and relax at Dog's Bay Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Hehirs Of Clifden, then take in nature's colorful creations at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, and finally take a memorable tour with Real Adventures Connemara.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Clifden trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Clifden takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Inishmore.

Things to do in Clifden

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Dog's Bay Beach
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Real Adventures Connemara ©
Real Adventures Connemara
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden ©
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
Dog's Bay Beach ©
Dog's Bay Beach

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Inishmore

Inishmore ©
Inishmore represents the largest of the Aran Islands and has a strong commitment to maintaining the Irish language, culture, and ancient attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): stop by Lia Arann, delve into the distant past at Dun Aonghasa, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kilmurvey Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches), and finally explore the ancient world of Teampall Chiarain.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Inishmore online journey builder.

Getting from Clifden to Inishmore by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. September in Inishmore sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Galway.

Things to do in Inishmore

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches
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Dun Aonghasa ©
Dun Aonghasa
Kilmurvey Beach ©
Kilmurvey Beach
Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches) ©
Na Seacht Teampaill (The Seven Churches)

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Galway

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Get outdoors at Cliffs of Moher and Doolin Cave. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Salthill Promenade and Galway Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Galway: Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre (in Corofin) and Lahinch Beach (in Lahinch). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Wild Atlantic Way, take an in-depth tour of Galway City Museum, stop by Micil Distillery, and make a trip to Eyre Square.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Galway trip itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Inishmore to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Galway

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Doolin Cave, Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre, Lahinch Beach, Cliffs of Moher
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Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Lahinch Beach ©
Lahinch Beach
Doolin Cave ©
Doolin Cave

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