Ring of Kerry, County Kerry

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One Ireland's great road trips, Ring of Kerry passes through a picturesque landscape that contains most of Ireland's notable features, including scenic outlooks, pristine lakes, glacial valleys, rocky islands, medieval castles, and historical forts. The circular route stretches for about 180 km (110 mi), beginning and ending in the town of Killarney. You can drive this route in a single day, but to experience the area at a slower pace, take the long-distance walking / cycling path following the slightly quieter roads. The narrow roads tend to get extremely crowded with tour buses, which travel counter-clockwise from Killarney. Avoid having to pass traffic in dangerously narrow sections by driving or cycling clockwise. Plan your Ring of Kerry visit and explore what else you can see and do in County Kerry using our County Kerry trip itinerary maker .
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  • We only drove part of the Ring of Kerry...from Kate Kearney's Cottage/Gap of Dunloe to Castlecove. Our stops were Torc Waterfall, Muckross House and Farms, Ross Castle, town of Kenmare, Molls Gap and ...  more »
  • We began and ended in Kenmare. The road offers beautiful hill country and coastal views. It provides a great introduction to Ireland’s Atlantic Coast as it is part of the Wild Atlantic Way. There are ...  more »
  • The jetty offers many opportunities to reach vantage points on the coast and wander through the countryside. Sturdy shoes are recommended
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