47 days in County Kerry Itinerary

47 days in County Kerry Itinerary

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Start: Minneapolis
+4
Fly + Bus + Tram + Foot + Train:  15 h 15 min
1
Killarney
— 12 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Dingle
— 13 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Portmagee
— 11 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Sneem
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Minneapolis

12
nights
Killarney

Killarney ©
Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
Appreciate the collections at Kerry County Museum and Blackwater Woodturners. Do some cultural sightseeing at Muckross House and Innisfallen Island. Venture out of the city with trips to Glenbeigh (Rossbeigh Beach & Kerry Bog Village Museum), Kenmare (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Lorge Chocolatier, &more) and Tralee (Blennerville Windmill & Banna Strand). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park, take in the exciting artwork at Peter Cox Photography Gallery, appreciate the views at Gap of Dunloe, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Carrantoohil.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Killarney sightseeing planner.

Minneapolis, USA to Killarney is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Killarney due to the time zone difference. In July, Killarney is slightly colder than Minneapolis - with highs of 65°F and lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dingle.

Things to do in Killarney

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kenmare, Tralee, Glenbeigh, Listowel, Crag Cave
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Killarney National Park ©
Killarney National Park
Muckross House ©
Muckross House
Ross Castle ©
Ross Castle

13
nights
Dingle

Dingle ©
Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gallarus Oratory and The Carol Cronin Gallery. Visit Inch Beach and Ventry Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Dingle's surroundings by going to Castlegregory (Glanteenassig Wood & Caherconree Fort). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Coumeenoole Beach, head outdoors with Dingle Bay, cruise along Slea Head Drive, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fermoyle Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Dingle driving holiday site.

You can drive from Killarney to Dingle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Portmagee.

Things to do in Dingle

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ventry, Castlegregory, Dingle Peninsula, Dunquin, Dingle Wildlife & Seal Sanctuary
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 10:
Highlights from your plan
Coumeenoole Beach ©
Coumeenoole Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Inch Beach ©
Inch Beach

11
nights
Portmagee

Portmagee ©
Portmagee is a village in County Kerry, Ireland. Skellig Michael and Cahergall Fort are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Bray Head Loop Walk and Valentia Lighthouse are in your itinerary. When in Portmagee, make a side trip to see Kells Bay House & Gardens in Cahersiveen, approximately Cahersiveen away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Skelligs Rock, play a few rounds at Waterville Golf Links, cruise along Skellig Ring Scenic Drive, and identify plant and animal life at Kerry Cliffs.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Portmagee trip planner.

Drive from Dingle to Portmagee in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sneem.

Things to do in Portmagee

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Cahersiveen, Waterville, Valentia Island, Ballinskelligs, Skellig Michael
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Skellig Ring Scenic Drive ©
Skellig Ring Scenic Drive
Skellig Michael ©
Skellig Michael
The Skellig Experience Visitor Centre ©
The Skellig Experience Visitor Centre

9
nights
Sneem

Sneem ©
Sneem is a village situated on the Iveragh Peninsula (part of the Ring of Kerry), in County Kerry, in the southwest of Ireland. Museum-lovers will get to explore Brushwood Studios and Mill Cove Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Derrynane Beach and Irish Fairy Trails. Explore Sneem's surroundings by going to Waterville (Lough Currane & Church Island), Uragh Stone Circle (in Tuosist) and Staigue Fort (in Castlecove). The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Blueberry Hill Farm, steep yourself in history at Derrynane House, head off the coast to Abbey Island, and head outdoors with Valentia Island Sea Angling.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sneem road trip site.

You can drive from Portmagee to Sneem in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Sneem are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Sneem

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Caherdaniel, County Kerry, Valentia Island, Waterville, Coomasaharn Scribed Stones
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Derrynane Beach ©
Derrynane Beach
Staigue Fort ©
Staigue Fort
Ring of Kerry ©
Ring of Kerry