8 days in Ireland Itinerary

8 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Cork
— 1 night
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Kenmare
— 2 nights
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Galway
— 2 nights
4
Dublin
— 2 nights

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Cork

Cork ©

Rebel City

One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
Blarney Castle & Gardens has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at St Colman’s Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, then take an in-depth tour of Cork City Gaol, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral of St Mary & St Anne & Visitor Centre.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cork journey planning website.

Liverpool, UK to Cork is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August in Cork, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Kenmare.

Things to do in Cork

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Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol

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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.
On the 23rd (Sun), experience rural life at Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm, then identify plant and animal life at Glengarriff Nature Reserve, then contemplate the long history of Uragh Stone Circle, and finally steep yourself in history at Stone Circle. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Cross Church and then walk around Reenagross Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kenmare attractions planner.

You can drive from Cork to Kenmare in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Kenmare are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Kenmare

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm ©
Uragh Stone Circle ©
Uragh Stone Circle
Stone Circle ©
Stone Circle

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Galway

Galway ©

City of the Tribes

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
On the 25th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, then trek along The Wormhole, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverside Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Augustine's Church and then appreciate the views at Doo Lough Valley.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Galway trip site.

Traveling by car from Kenmare to Galway takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Galway are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock ©
National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock
The Wormhole ©
The Wormhole
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk

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Dublin

Dublin ©

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story, then walk around St Stephens Green, and then wander the streets of Temple Bar. On your second day here, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dublin Mountains, then stroll through Powerscourt Gardens and House, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bray Head.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dublin sightseeing planner.

Drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In August in Dublin, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 29th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Dublin Mountains ©
Dublin Mountains
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Trinity College Dublin ©
Trinity College Dublin

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