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Ring of Kerry, County Kerry

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Scenic Drive Historic Walking Area
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. To visit Ring of Kerry on your holiday in Caherdaniel, and find out what else Caherdaniel has to offer, use our Caherdaniel trip itinerary builder.
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  • Always a good ride and make sure you go clockwise against the buses and avoid the delays. If you are driving take some of the roads that lead you to the beaches and more remote parts of coast line. Di...  more »
  • Ring of Kerry is a famous area & drive, and I explore this leaving Killarney as a round about way of getting to Dingle. It has some lovely feature and treeline roads, but in my opinion, the Dingle Pen...  more »
  • It's a full day to adventure through the 100 mile trip once you stop at various scenic spots but the experience is what you come to Ireland for in the first place! I'd recommend if you are driving you...  more »