35 days in County Kerry Itinerary

35 days in County Kerry Itinerary

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Killarney
— 12 nights
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Sneem
— 2 nights
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Valentia Island
— 5 nights
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Portmagee
— 4 nights
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Dingle
— 11 nights

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kenmare (Kenmare Soap Shop, Norman McCloskey Photography, &more). Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Muckross House, stop by Killarney Falconry, head off the coast to Innisfallen Island, and explore the historical opulence of Ross Castle.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Killarney tour itinerary planning app.

Dublin to Killarney is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. September in Killarney sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sneem.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 23 — Oct 5:
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Must see
Muckross House
4.6
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Valley
Gap of Dunloe
4.6

2
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Sneem

Sneem ©
Sneem is a village situated on the Iveragh Peninsula (part of the Ring of Kerry), in County Kerry, in the southwest of Ireland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): cruise along Ring of Kerry, get up close to creatures of the deep with Sunfish Explorer - Motorised Kayaking Tours, then cruise along Ballaghisheen Pass, and finally explore the galleries of Brushwood Studios. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get the lay of the land with Derrynane Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Derrynane Beach, then delve into the distant past at Church Island, and finally steep yourself in history at Staigue Fort.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sneem attractions planning site.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Sneem takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Valentia Island.

Things to do in Sneem

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 5 — 7:
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Must see
Derrynane Beach
4.9
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Scenic Drive
Ring of Kerry
4.3
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Historic Site
Staigue Fort
4.3

5
nights
Valentia Island

Valentia Island ©
Valentia Island is known for historic sites, museums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at The Skellig Experience Visitor Centre, trot along with Valentia Island Pony Trekking, get outside with Valentia Island Sea Angling, and make a trip to Knightstown Town Clock.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Valentia Island trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sneem to Valentia Island takes 1.5 hours. In October in Valentia Island, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Portmagee.

Things to do in Valentia Island

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 7 — 12:
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Historic Site
Cahergall Fort
4.7
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Outdoor Activity
Valentia Island Sea Angling
5.0

4
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Portmagee

Portmagee ©
Portmagee is a village in County Kerry, Ireland. Spend a day of island exploring on the 13th (Tue) at Skellig Michael. The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Skellig Ring Scenic Drive, make a trip to Old Abbey of the Holy Cross, explore the striking landscape at Skelligs Rock, and tee off at Waterville Golf Links.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Portmagee trip itinerary builder site.

Portmagee is just a stone's throw from Valentia Island. In October in Portmagee, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Portmagee

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 12 — 16:
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Golf Course
Waterville Golf Links
4.7

11
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Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
When in Dingle, make a side trip to see Castlegregory Golf Links in Castlegregory, approximately Castlegregory away. Spend the 17th (Sat) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. On the 24th (Sat), hike the day away at The Dingle Way. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Dingle Peninsula, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dingle Oceanworld, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and look for gifts at Brian de Staic Jeweller.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Dingle travel route planner.

You can drive from Portmagee to Dingle in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Dingle can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 16 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Slea Head Drive
5.0
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Scenic Drive
Dingle Peninsula
4.9

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