7 days in County Cork Itinerary

7 days in County Cork Itinerary

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7 days in County Cork Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Drive:  2 h 45 min
1
Cobh
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
2
Blarney
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Clonakilty
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Glengarriff
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
End: Dublin

1
night
Cobh

Cobh ©
Although Cobh played a major role in the story of Irish emigration to America, most people know it as the final port of call for the ill-fated Titanic.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ballycotton Island Lighthouse Tours as well as Ballynamona Beach. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Birds of Prey Educational Centre and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ballynamona Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: capture your vacation like a pro with Ballycotton Island Lighthouse Tours, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Declan's Well and Oratory, then see the interesting displays at Titanic Experience Cobh, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cobh Cathedral.

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Dublin to Cobh is an approximately 3- hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Blarney.

Things to do in Cobh

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Midleton, Ballycotton Island Lighthouse Tours, St Declan's Well and Oratory
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Birds of Prey Educational Centre ©
Birds of Prey Educational Centre
Ballycotton Island Lighthouse Tours ©
Titanic Experience Cobh ©
Titanic Experience Cobh

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nights
Blarney

Blarney ©
A small town steeped in history and legends, Blarney provides a convenient base for exploring the southwestern portion of Ireland.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Charles Fort and then make a trip to Blarney Stone. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Blarney Castle & Gardens, then look for gifts at Blarney Chocolate Factory, and then identify plant and animal life at Doneraile Wildlife Park.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Blarney driving holiday planner.

Drive from Cobh to Blarney in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Clonakilty.

Things to do in Blarney

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Doneraile Wildlife Park, Charles Fort
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Blarney Castle & Gardens ©
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Doneraile Wildlife Park ©
Doneraile Wildlife Park
Blarney Stone ©
Blarney Stone

1
night
Clonakilty

Clonakilty ©
Clonakilty, sometimes shortened to Clon, is a town in County Cork, Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take an unorthodox tour of Drombeg Stone Circle, steep yourself in history at Birthplace of Michael Collins, kick back and relax at Inchydoney Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Michael Collins Centre, and finally see the interesting displays at West Cork Model Railway Village.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Clonakilty trip itinerary app.

Getting from Blarney to Clonakilty by car takes about an hour. July in Clonakilty sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Glengarriff.

Things to do in Clonakilty

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Drombeg Stone Circle
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Inchydoney Beach ©
Inchydoney Beach
West Cork Model Railway Village ©
West Cork Model Railway Village
Michael Collins Centre ©
Michael Collins Centre

2
nights
Glengarriff

Glengarriff ©
Glengarriff is a village of approximately 800 people on the N71 national secondary road in the Beara Peninsula of County Cork, Ireland. On the 9th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Healy Pass, tour the pleasant surroundings at Barleycove Beach, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bantry House & Garden, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Gougane Barra National Forest Park and then take in nature's colorful creations at The Ewe Experience.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Glengarriff trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Clonakilty to Glengarriff takes an hour. In July in Glengarriff, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Glengarriff

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bantry, Gougane Barra National Forest Park, Healy Pass, Barleycove Beach
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Healy Pass ©
Healy Pass
Gougane Barra National Forest Park ©
Gougane Barra National Forest Park
Barleycove Beach ©
Barleycove Beach

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