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The Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry

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Listen to the drums and fiddles echo off the cliffs on The Dingle Peninsula, a landscape dominated by the Slieve Mish mountain range and rugged coastlines and known for its rich Irish music tradition. Tall, jagged cliffs rise out of the waters, while sandy beaches offer some of the best surfing in Ireland, with certain areas also safe for swimming. Hiking trails range from challenging to easy and cut across the dynamic peninsula through mountains and over plateaus. The communities that live on the peninsula offer you fine dining, art galleries, and plenty of pubs with live traditional Irish music. Consider staying more than one day on the peninsula to experience all its natural and cultural highlights. Put The Dingle Peninsula into our Castlegregory family vacation planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We did this loop instead of the Ring of Kerry based on a recommendation from a tour guide. I'm glad we did. This is a lesser visited attraction than the ring, it is shorter (about 30 miles), but it ha...  more »
  • what a place to see. waht a road to ride... quite short but so intense. the view is changing every 10 meters of deiving and each scene looks like the most beautifull .. we were deeply impressed by thi...  more »
  • I drove the Ring of Kerry out of Killarney with the intent to overnight in Dingle. Once I started to realise the Dingle drive was better than the Ring of Kerry, I made the extra time to see as much of...  more »