Skellig Michael, County Kerry

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Visit Skellig Michael, the larger of the two Skillig Islands, to see the natural beauty and the famous ruins of early religious settlement. The remains of the historic monastery, along with much of the Atlantic Ocean island, were named a World Heritage Site in 1996. The monastery was established on the island between the 6th and 8th century, but was abandoned in the 12th century. Take a tour of the island, weather permitting. If you like to dive, take advantage of one of the dive sites. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Skellig Michael and many more Portmagee attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Portmagee online itinerary planner .
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  • August 16, 2017
    We had the most fantastic skelligs experience with Sea Quest which we booked through skellig rock.com The weather on the day made it even more special! June 18th- hottest Sunday of the year- perfect s...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    While it would have been a lot better (and the views a lot better) if it wasn't so cloudy and drizzly, this was well worth the trip!  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    The experience of climbing stairs built by monks over a thousand years ago is amazing. The history of the island makes you really appreciate their strength, fortitude and ingenuity. The views are awe ...  more »

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