9 days in Dublin & County Cork Itinerary

9 days in Dublin & County Cork Itinerary

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9 days in Dublin & County Cork Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Dublin
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Kinsale
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Skibbereen
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  13 h 15 min
End: Jerusalem

2
nights
Dublin

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Trinity College Dublin. Do your shopping at James Joyce Cultural Centre and Cogs The Brain Shop. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, pick up some new knowledge with This is Knit, look for gifts at Cleo Knitwear, and walk around St Stephens Green.

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Jerusalem, Israel to Dublin is an approximately 10.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kinsale.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks Museums Shopping
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Trinity College Dublin ©
Trinity College Dublin
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Cork City Gaol, then stop by Records and Relics, then browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market, and finally steep yourself in history at Charles Fort. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Giles Norman Photography Gallery, look for gifts at Kinsale Crystal, then stop by Stone Mad Gallery, then look for gifts at Aunty Nellie's Sweet Shop Kinsale, and finally look for gifts at Kinsale Silver.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kinsale trip site.

Drive from Dublin to Kinsale in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Skibbereen.

Things to do in Kinsale

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Cork
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The English Market ©
The English Market
Charles Fort ©
Charles Fort
Cork City Gaol ©
Cork City Gaol

3
nights
Skibbereen

Skibbereen ©
Skibbereen, is a town in County Cork, Ireland. Escape the urban bustle at Garinish Island and Barleycove Beach. Head to West Cork Crafts and The Craft Shopfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Altar Wedge Tomb (in Schull), Kealkill Megalithic Stone Circle and Standing Stones (in Bantry) and Mizen Head Visitor Centre (in Goleen). The adventure continues: take an unorthodox tour of Drombeg Stone Circle, step off the mainland to explore Sherkin Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Bantry House & Garden, and play a few rounds at Bantry Bay Golf Club.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Skibbereen trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kinsale to Skibbereen takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Skibbereen can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Skibbereen

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bantry, Schull, Sherkin Island, Garinish Island, Mizen Head Visitor Centre
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Garinish Island ©
Garinish Island
Drombeg Stone Circle ©
Drombeg Stone Circle
Barleycove Beach ©
Barleycove Beach

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