8 days in County Kerry Itinerary

8 days in County Kerry Itinerary

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Killarney
— 1 night
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Kenmare
— 1 night
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Sneem
— 1 night
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Waterville
— 1 night
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Valentia Island
— 1 day
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Cahersiveen
— 1 night
7
Ventry
— 1 night
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Dingle
— 1 night

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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.
On the 6th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Muckross House and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Church of Ireland. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Killarney online trip itinerary planner.

Dublin to Killarney is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kenmare.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
St. Mary's Church of Ireland ©
St. Mary's Church of Ireland

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Kenmare

Kenmare ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): stop by Lorge Chocolatier, get to know the fascinating history of Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm, view the masterpieces at Norman McCloskey Photography, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Church, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kenmare trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Killarney to Kenmare in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Kenmare sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Sneem.

Things to do in Kenmare

Historic Sites · Spas · Shopping · Museums
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Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm ©
Norman McCloskey Photography ©
Norman McCloskey Photography
Lorge Chocolatier ©
Lorge Chocolatier

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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. On the 9th (Wed), head outdoors with Ring of Kerry, appreciate the history behind Charles de Gaulle Memorial, take a memorable drive along Ballaghisheen Pass, then view the masterpieces at Brushwood Studios, and finally pause for some photo ops at Cearbhall O’Dalaigh Memorial.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sneem trip maker website.

Sneem is very close to Kenmare. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Waterville.

Things to do in Sneem

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Ring of Kerry ©
Ring of Kerry
Brushwood Studios ©
Brushwood Studios
Ballaghisheen Pass ©
Ballaghisheen Pass

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Waterville

Waterville
County Kerry's picture-perfect holiday resort of Waterville is a weekend getaway once favored by Charlie Chaplin's family.
For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Waterville online itinerary maker.

You can drive from Sneem to Waterville in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 10th (Thu), you'll travel to Valentia Island.

Things to do in Waterville

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours
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Valentia Island

Valentia Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): hike along Geokaun Mountain and Cliffs, identify plant and animal life at The Skellig Experience Visitor Centre, and then take a memorable drive along Skellig Ring Scenic Drive.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Valentia Island route tool.

Valentia Island is just a stone's throw from Waterville. In September in Valentia Island, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cahersiveen.

Things to do in Valentia Island

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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Skellig Ring Scenic Drive ©
Skellig Ring Scenic Drive
The Skellig Experience Visitor Centre ©
The Skellig Experience Visitor Centre
Geokaun Mountain and Cliffs ©
Geokaun Mountain and Cliffs

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Cahersiveen

Cahersiveen ©
Cahersiveen—alternate spellings Cahirsiveen, Cahirciveen or Caherciveen— is a town in County Kerry, Ireland. On the 11th (Fri), relax in the rural setting at Kells Sheep Centre, then steep yourself in history at Cahergall Fort, and then stroll through Cnoc na dTobar.

Planning Cahersiveen trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Cahersiveen is just a short distance from Valentia Island. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ventry.

Things to do in Cahersiveen

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Cahergall Fort ©
Cahergall Fort
Kells Sheep Centre ©
Kells Sheep Centre

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Ventry

Ventry ©
Ventry, an anglicization of Fionntrá, is a Gaeltacht village in County Kerry, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): cruise along Slea Head Drive.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ventry vacation builder tool.

Traveling by car from Cahersiveen to Ventry takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Dingle.

Things to do in Ventry

Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive

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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 13th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Gallarus Oratory, then explore the striking landscape at Conor Pass, and then cruise along Dingle Peninsula.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Dingle holiday planning site.

Dingle is just a stone's throw from Ventry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory
Conor Pass ©
Conor Pass

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