6 days in County Cork Itinerary

6 days in County Cork Itinerary

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6 days in County Cork Itinerary

Start: Boston
+2
Fly + bus + train:  13​h 15​min
1
Blarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Kinsale
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Gougane Barra
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Boston

2
nights
Blarney

Blarney ©
A small town steeped in history and legends, Blarney provides a convenient base for exploring the southwestern portion of Ireland.
Do your shopping at The English Market and Kinsale Crystal. Visiting Fota Wildlife Park and Spike Island will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Blarney: Charles Fort (in Kinsale) and Titanic Experience Cobh (in Cobh). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Blarney Castle & Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, and make a trip to Blarney Stone.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Blarney trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Boston, USA to Blarney is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Boston to Blarney, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in March; daily highs in Blarney reach 49°F and lows reach 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kinsale.

Things to do in Blarney

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cork, Kinsale, Blarney Stone, Titanic Experience Cobh
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Blarney Stone ©
Blarney Stone
Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort

1
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Kinsale

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.
On the 5th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, take in the exciting artwork at Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre, then stop by Kinsale Crystal, then take in the exciting artwork at Rohan Reilly Photography, and finally shop like a local with The Gallery Kinsale.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kinsale online visit planner .

You can drive from Blarney to Kinsale in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in March, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Gougane Barra.

Things to do in Kinsale

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre ©
Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Rohan Reilly Photography ©
Rohan Reilly Photography

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Gougane Barra

Gougane Barra
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gougane Barra National Forest Park.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Gougane Barra online vacation planner .

You can drive from Kinsale to Gougane Barra in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in March, and nighttime lows around 41°F. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gougane Barra

Parks Nature
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