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Skellig Michael, County Kerry

Categories: Islands, Historic Sites, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web
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. Use our Portmagee itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Skellig Michael and other attractions in Portmagee.
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  • My daughter and I got halfway up and had to go right back down on our behinds one step at a time, reassuring each other the whole way, and shaking. From what I've read this is not a highly unusual res...  read more »
  • Only 200 tourists a day, I am told, are allowed to land on Skellig Michael. Unfortunately, because they are all basically scheduled to land at once, the UNESCO site feels uncomfortably crowded. That i...  read more »
  • Even though the journey to the magnificent small island " Skellig" through the Atlantic ocean by small boat was rough, however the feeling when you landed on the island was priceless. Truly, its scene...  read more »
  • Nothing like it anywhere else on the planet, remote and difficult to get to. A very special place full of atmosphere and dramatic tranquility.
  • Pick a nice warm day to get the best out of this place. Tickets available from the tourist center.
  • Great but why wasn't Luke there?
  • An amazing experience!!!!!!!!
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