3 days in Kilkenny, Clonmel & Cork Itinerary

3 days in Kilkenny, Clonmel & Cork Itinerary

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Kilkenny
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Clonmel
— 1 night
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Cork
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Kilkenny

Marble City

The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
On the 4th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, then sample the tasty concoctions at Smithwick's Experience, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, use the Kilkenny trip planner.

Dublin to Kilkenny is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. October in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Clonmel.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
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Kilkenny Castle ©
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Kilkenny Castle
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Clonmel

Clonmel is the county town and largest settlement of County Tipperary, Ireland. For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Clonmel travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Clonmel takes an hour. October in Clonmel sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cork.

Things to do in Clonmel

Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Colman’s Cathedral, examine the collection at Titanic Experience Cobh, and then stop by Tregan Craft Centre. On your second day here, make a trip to Blarney Stone, step into the grandiose world of Blarney Castle & Gardens, and then go on a hair-raising tour with Cork Ghost Tour.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cork trip app.

Drive from Clonmel to Cork in 1.5 hours. October in Cork sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Cork

Side Trip

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Cork Ghost Tour ©
Ghost / Vampire Tour
Cork Ghost Tour
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Blarney Stone ©
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Blarney Stone
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