Ring of Kerry, County Kerry

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#1 of 11 in Scenic Drive in Province of Munster
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 Waterville using our Waterville trip itinerary maker .
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  • We run the ring of Kerry with the bus. On this route there are beautiful scenic spots. When the sun shines a dream. What also quite interesting was the visit to a shepherd's courage his sheep and dogs. There are also interesting villages, viewpoints, and buildings such as "Muckross House". This Manor House is highly recommended.
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  • As I said again if you are from a landlocked country then the ring of kerry is a must. It's a very long route and the road is very bendy. We are from Greece so we were not amazed by the sea, but still...  more »
  • Highly recommended route... especially in South... the North is dispensable if you don't have time. I recommend to go directly to the cliffs of kerry and there again by the southbound ring... If you do it all in one day and go, stopping at every wonderful corner... Maybe not you time. Best to dispense with the North and enjoy the rest
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