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AT#884 - Dublin to Cork Road Trip in Southeastern Ireland

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Hear about a week-long road trip from Dublin to Cork through southeastern Ireland as the Amateur Traveler talks to Amber Hagerty from AmberEverywhere.com about this out-of-the-way corner of Ireland.

https://amateurtraveler.com/dublin-to-cork-road-trip-in-southeastern-ireland/

Day 1: Dublin to Wicklow

  • Morning: Arrive in Dublin and explore the city. Visit Bar 1661 for the best Irish coffee and Trinity College to admire the campus.
  • Afternoon: Indulge in some delicious ice cream at Murphy's on Wicklow Street in Temple Bar.
  • Evening: Rent a car and drive south to Bray. Enjoy a stroll along the promenade, have dinner at a local restaurant like Daata, and consider doing the cliff walk to Greystones for breathtaking views.

Day 2: Exploring Wicklow

  • Morning: Visit Enniskerry, a charming town with a picturesque setting used to film "Disenchanted".
  • Midday: Explore Powerscourt Estate and Gardens, known for its stunning landscapes and themed gardens.
  • Afternoon: Drive to Glendalough and embark on the Spinc Trail for a scenic hike with panoramic views.
  • Evening: Consider staying overnight in Glendalough, perhaps trying out glamping for a unique experience.

Day 3: Road Trip to Wexford

  • Morning: Drive through the Wicklow Gap for breathtaking views of the Wicklow Mountains.
  • Midday: Make a stop in Wicklow Town to visit the historic jail and explore the seaside harbor.
  • Afternoon: Enjoy brunch at LoCo Grocer in Arklow and relax on Brittas Bay Beach.
  • Evening: Arrive in Wexford City and consider attending a performance at the National Opera House.

Day 4: Salty Islands and Waterford

  • Morning: Take a ferry to the Salty Islands (book far in advance) for a unique birdwatching experience, especially to see puffins.
  • Midday: Return to Kilmore Quay and indulge in a sauna experience at Salty Sauna.
  • Afternoon: Drive to Waterford City and visit the House of Waterford Crystal for a tour and souvenir shopping.
  • Evening: Dine at a local restaurant like the Seagull Bakery for delicious sourdough bread and pastries.

Day 5: Exploring Tramore

  • Morning: Start your day with a stroll through the charming seaside town of Tramore. Enjoy the picturesque hilly streets and take in the coastal atmosphere.
  • Mid-morning: Head down to the seafront and take a leisurely walk along the boardwalk, perfect for families with kids. Explore the expansive sandy beach, keeping in mind that it may be covered by the tide at certain times.
  • Afternoon: Visit the Japanese Gardens dedicated to Lafcadio Hearn, an Irish travel writer with a fascinating connection to Tramore. Learn about his life and legacy while enjoying the serene beauty of the gardens.
  • Late Afternoon/Evening: Spend the rest of the day soaking in the laid-back atmosphere of this charming coastal town.

Day 6: Outdoor Adventures in Waterford

  • Morning: Embark on the Waterford Greenway, a scenic route along a converted train line. Choose to walk or cycle along this picturesque path, taking in views of aqueducts, lush greenery, and charming tunnels.
  • Afternoon: Explore the stunning hike to Coumshingaun Lough. Enjoy breathtaking views of the lake and surrounding cliffs, but exercise caution if the weather is foggy. Opt for the shorter hike to the lake if visibility is poor.
  • Late Afternoon/Evening: Return to Tramore or continue exploring the Waterford area at your leisure. Consider dining at a local restaurant or relaxing at your accommodation after a day of outdoor adventures.

Day 7: Discovering the Copper Coast

  • Morning: Drive along the scenic Copper Coast, a UNESCO Geopark known for its geological and cultural significance. Stop at Bunmahon Beach to enjoy the sandy shores and explore the dunes.
  • Midday: Continue southward to discover the secluded Tra na mBó Beach, hidden among the cliffs. Spend some peaceful moments soaking in the natural beauty of this hidden gem.
  • Afternoon: Explore the charming town of Dungarvan, known for its vibrant atmosphere and delicious churros. Consider starting your journey back towards Cork, taking in the scenic views along the way.
  • Evening: Arrive in Cork and settle into your accommodation. Consider dining at a local restaurant or enjoying a relaxing evening in the city.

Day 8: Exploring Cork City and Surroundings

  • Morning: Visit Cobh, a picturesque town just outside of Cork, known for its colorful houses and historic landmarks such as St. Colman's Cathedral and Spike Island.
  • Mid-morning: Embark on the Ballycotton Cliff Walk for stunning coastal views and invigorating sea air. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the cliffs, taking in the natural beauty of the coastline.
  • Afternoon: Explore Blarney Castle and its beautiful gardens, and consider kissing the Blarney Stone for the gift of eloquence. Take your time to explore the castle grounds and enjoy the surrounding scenery.
  • Late Afternoon/Evening: Return to Cork City and visit Elizabeth Fort for panoramic views of the city and the River Lee. Enjoy a pint of Guinness or a cup of tea at a local pub, such as O'Sho, and savor the relaxed atmosphere.
  • Night: Consider ending your trip with a visit to the Shelbourne Bar in the Victorian quarter for a taste of Whiskey. Reflect on your journey through southeastern Ireland and savor the memories made along the way.
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Manage episode 401493478 series 1542687
Sisällön tarjoaa Chris Christensen. Chris Christensen tai sen podcast-alustan kumppani lataa ja toimittaa kaiken podcast-sisällön, mukaan lukien jaksot, grafiikat ja podcast-kuvaukset. Jos uskot jonkun käyttävän tekijänoikeudella suojattua teostasi ilman lupaasi, voit seurata tässä https://fi.player.fm/legal kuvattua prosessia.

Hear about a week-long road trip from Dublin to Cork through southeastern Ireland as the Amateur Traveler talks to Amber Hagerty from AmberEverywhere.com about this out-of-the-way corner of Ireland.

https://amateurtraveler.com/dublin-to-cork-road-trip-in-southeastern-ireland/

Day 1: Dublin to Wicklow

  • Morning: Arrive in Dublin and explore the city. Visit Bar 1661 for the best Irish coffee and Trinity College to admire the campus.
  • Afternoon: Indulge in some delicious ice cream at Murphy's on Wicklow Street in Temple Bar.
  • Evening: Rent a car and drive south to Bray. Enjoy a stroll along the promenade, have dinner at a local restaurant like Daata, and consider doing the cliff walk to Greystones for breathtaking views.

Day 2: Exploring Wicklow

  • Morning: Visit Enniskerry, a charming town with a picturesque setting used to film "Disenchanted".
  • Midday: Explore Powerscourt Estate and Gardens, known for its stunning landscapes and themed gardens.
  • Afternoon: Drive to Glendalough and embark on the Spinc Trail for a scenic hike with panoramic views.
  • Evening: Consider staying overnight in Glendalough, perhaps trying out glamping for a unique experience.

Day 3: Road Trip to Wexford

  • Morning: Drive through the Wicklow Gap for breathtaking views of the Wicklow Mountains.
  • Midday: Make a stop in Wicklow Town to visit the historic jail and explore the seaside harbor.
  • Afternoon: Enjoy brunch at LoCo Grocer in Arklow and relax on Brittas Bay Beach.
  • Evening: Arrive in Wexford City and consider attending a performance at the National Opera House.

Day 4: Salty Islands and Waterford

  • Morning: Take a ferry to the Salty Islands (book far in advance) for a unique birdwatching experience, especially to see puffins.
  • Midday: Return to Kilmore Quay and indulge in a sauna experience at Salty Sauna.
  • Afternoon: Drive to Waterford City and visit the House of Waterford Crystal for a tour and souvenir shopping.
  • Evening: Dine at a local restaurant like the Seagull Bakery for delicious sourdough bread and pastries.

Day 5: Exploring Tramore

  • Morning: Start your day with a stroll through the charming seaside town of Tramore. Enjoy the picturesque hilly streets and take in the coastal atmosphere.
  • Mid-morning: Head down to the seafront and take a leisurely walk along the boardwalk, perfect for families with kids. Explore the expansive sandy beach, keeping in mind that it may be covered by the tide at certain times.
  • Afternoon: Visit the Japanese Gardens dedicated to Lafcadio Hearn, an Irish travel writer with a fascinating connection to Tramore. Learn about his life and legacy while enjoying the serene beauty of the gardens.
  • Late Afternoon/Evening: Spend the rest of the day soaking in the laid-back atmosphere of this charming coastal town.

Day 6: Outdoor Adventures in Waterford

  • Morning: Embark on the Waterford Greenway, a scenic route along a converted train line. Choose to walk or cycle along this picturesque path, taking in views of aqueducts, lush greenery, and charming tunnels.
  • Afternoon: Explore the stunning hike to Coumshingaun Lough. Enjoy breathtaking views of the lake and surrounding cliffs, but exercise caution if the weather is foggy. Opt for the shorter hike to the lake if visibility is poor.
  • Late Afternoon/Evening: Return to Tramore or continue exploring the Waterford area at your leisure. Consider dining at a local restaurant or relaxing at your accommodation after a day of outdoor adventures.

Day 7: Discovering the Copper Coast

  • Morning: Drive along the scenic Copper Coast, a UNESCO Geopark known for its geological and cultural significance. Stop at Bunmahon Beach to enjoy the sandy shores and explore the dunes.
  • Midday: Continue southward to discover the secluded Tra na mBó Beach, hidden among the cliffs. Spend some peaceful moments soaking in the natural beauty of this hidden gem.
  • Afternoon: Explore the charming town of Dungarvan, known for its vibrant atmosphere and delicious churros. Consider starting your journey back towards Cork, taking in the scenic views along the way.
  • Evening: Arrive in Cork and settle into your accommodation. Consider dining at a local restaurant or enjoying a relaxing evening in the city.

Day 8: Exploring Cork City and Surroundings

  • Morning: Visit Cobh, a picturesque town just outside of Cork, known for its colorful houses and historic landmarks such as St. Colman's Cathedral and Spike Island.
  • Mid-morning: Embark on the Ballycotton Cliff Walk for stunning coastal views and invigorating sea air. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the cliffs, taking in the natural beauty of the coastline.
  • Afternoon: Explore Blarney Castle and its beautiful gardens, and consider kissing the Blarney Stone for the gift of eloquence. Take your time to explore the castle grounds and enjoy the surrounding scenery.
  • Late Afternoon/Evening: Return to Cork City and visit Elizabeth Fort for panoramic views of the city and the River Lee. Enjoy a pint of Guinness or a cup of tea at a local pub, such as O'Sho, and savor the relaxed atmosphere.
  • Night: Consider ending your trip with a visit to the Shelbourne Bar in the Victorian quarter for a taste of Whiskey. Reflect on your journey through southeastern Ireland and savor the memories made along the way.
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