3 days in West Cork Itinerary

3 days in West Cork Itinerary

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Kinsale
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Skibbereen
— 2 nights
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Kinsale

— 1 day
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Kinsale Regional Museum, then contemplate the long history of Charles Fort, then don't miss a visit to Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance, and finally steep yourself in history at James Fort.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kinsale attractions planner.

Limerick to Kinsale is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Kinsale, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Skibbereen.

Things to do in Kinsale

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Skibbereen

— 2 nights
Skibbereen, is a town in County Cork, Ireland. On the 24th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Birthplace of Michael Collins, then kick back and relax at Inchydoney Beach, then examine the collection at West Cork Model Railway Village, and finally delve into the distant past at Drombeg Stone Circle. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Bantry House & Garden, then step off the mainland to explore Garinish Island, and then take in the pleasant sights at Beicin Loop.

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You can drive from Kinsale to Skibbereen in 1.5 hours. In October in Skibbereen, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Skibbereen

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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