8 days in West Cork Itinerary

8 days in West Cork Itinerary

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8 days in West Cork Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Adrigole
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Kinsale
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Tampa

2
nights
Adrigole

Adrigole ©
Adrigole, is a village situated on the Beara Peninsula in County Cork, in Ireland. Get a sense of the local culture at Drombeg Stone Circle and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Step out of the city life by going to Garnish Island and Lough Hyne. Get out of town with these interesting Adrigole side-trips: Skibbereen Heritage Centre (in Skibbereen), Bantry House & Garden (in Bantry) and Barleycove Beach (in Schull). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Beara Way, take in the dramatic natural features at Healy Pass, and look for all kinds of wild species at Glengarriff Nature Reserve.

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

Tampa, USA to Adrigole is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tampa to Adrigole, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Adrigole is cooler than Tampa - with highs of 58°F and lows of 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kinsale.

Things to do in Adrigole

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Skibbereen, Glengarriff, Barleycove Beach, Bantry House & Garden
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Garinish Island ©
Garinish Island
Drombeg Stone Circle ©
Drombeg Stone Circle
Lough Hyne ©
Lough Hyne

4
nights
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.
Visit Charles Fort and St Multose Church for their historical value. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Inchydoney Beach and Owenahincha Beach. There's much more to do: play a few rounds at Old Head Golf Links, take in the exciting artwork at Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre, steep yourself in history at James Fort, and admire the natural beauty at Ringfinnan Garden of Remembrance.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kinsale trip planner .

You can drive from Adrigole to Kinsale in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Kinsale can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kinsale

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Inchydoney Beach, Owenahincha Beach
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Inchydoney Beach ©
Inchydoney Beach
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
James Fort ©
James Fort
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