Ring of Kerry, County Kerry

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#1 of 392 in Outdoors 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 Sneem using our Sneem trip itinerary maker.
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  • As you explore southern Ireland on a picturesque loop at the heart of County Kerry, get ready to experience Ireland at its wildest. As you cruise along the Atlantic Coast on the mountain road through....  more »
  • We did ring of Kerry and the dingle peninsulas. Dingle is prettier and has just as many quasi sites like barely there ruins. Don’t know why this is on every tour of Ireland.  more »
  • As part of our research, we learnt that it is better to tour the Ring of Kerry clockwise to avoid the many buses which travel anti-clockwise from Killarney. We therefore made Kenmare our base so that....  more »

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