7 days in Kenmare & Castletownbere Itinerary

7 days in Kenmare & Castletownbere Itinerary

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Kenmare
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Castletownbere
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Kenmare — 2 nights

Known for its wide range of restaurants and traditional pubs, Kenmare sits along two major Irish tourist routes, the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Gougane Barra National Forest Park and then head off the coast to Garinish Island. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Blueberry Hill Farm, then kick back and relax at Derrynane Beach, then steep yourself in history at Derrynane House, and finally take a memorable drive along Ring of Kerry.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kenmare online trip itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Cork Airport and Shannon Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Castletownbere.
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Castletownbere — 4 nights

Castletownbere is a town in County Cork in Ireland. Change things up with these side-trips from Castletownbere: Barleycove Beach (in Dough), Cape Clear Island (in Baltimore) and Dursey Island (in Crookhaven). Spend a day of island exploring on the 1st (Fri) at Skellig Michael. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Healy Pass, look for gifts at Issie's Handmade Chocolate, don't miss a visit to Derreenataggart Stone Circle, and step into the grandiose world of Dunboy Castle and Puxley Mansion.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Castletownbere trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Kenmare to Castletownbere in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Castletownbere are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C.
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