8 days in County Kerry Itinerary

8 days in County Kerry Itinerary

Created using Inspirock County Kerry Trip Planner

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Route & dates

Start: Dublin
Train:  3 h 30 min
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h
End: Dublin


Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Spend the 1st (Thu) exploring nature at Killarney National Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall, view the masterpieces at The Back Lane Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Ladies' View.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Killarney trip maker site.

Dublin to Killarney is an approximately 3.5- hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. December in Killarney sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Caherdaniel.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle


Caherdaniel ©
Caherdaniel is a village in County Kerry, Ireland, located on the Iveragh peninsula on the Ring of Kerry. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Derrynane Beach, cruise along Ring of Kerry, and then steep yourself in history at Staigue Fort.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Caherdaniel trip planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Caherdaniel takes 1.5 hours. December in Caherdaniel sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Dunquin.

Things to do in Caherdaniel

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ring of Kerry, Staigue Fort
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Derrynane Beach ©
Derrynane Beach
Ring of Kerry ©
Ring of Kerry
Staigue Fort ©
Staigue Fort


Dunquin ©
Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dunquin vacation builder.

You can drive from Caherdaniel to Dunquin in 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Dunquin can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dunquin

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Dingle, Dingle Peninsula, Dingle Peninsula
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Slea Head Drive ©
Slea Head Drive
Dingle Peninsula ©
Dingle Peninsula
Gallarus Oratory ©
Gallarus Oratory