3 days in West Cork Itinerary

3 days in West Cork Itinerary

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Kinsale
— 1 day
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Bantry
— 2 nights
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Kinsale

— 1 day
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.
On the 20th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Kinsale Regional Museum, stop by Stone Mad Gallery, steep yourself in history at Charles Fort, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kinsale Mead Co, then get engrossed in the history at Old Head Signal Tower and Lusitania Museum, and finally tee off at Old Head Golf Links.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kinsale attractions planner.

Cork to Kinsale is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bantry.

Things to do in Kinsale

Golf · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Bantry

— 2 nights
Bantry is a town in the civil parish of Kilmocomoge in the barony of Bantry on the coast of West County Cork, Ireland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Healy Pass, head off the coast to Garinish Island, and then admire the natural beauty at The Ewe Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Bantry House & Garden, get engrossed in the history at Skibbereen Heritage Centre, then enjoy the sand and surf at Inchydoney Beach, and finally take an unorthodox tour of Drombeg Stone Circle.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bantry vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Kinsale to Bantry takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Bantry

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

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