Torc Mountain Walk, Killarney

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Hike Torc Mountain Walk to the summit for 360-degree vistas of its surroundings. This trek is popular because of its moderate level of difficulty and the scenic views along the way. Take a guided or self-guided trip up the mountain. Enjoy the rustic landscape and watch for wildlife as you go. You'll be rewarded with panoramic views at the top. From the peak, you'll have the chance to see the town of Killarney and its lakes, Killarney National Park, County Kerry, and the Muckross House. This route is popular with nature lovers, hikers, and any tourists who want a bird's-eye view of historical, natural, and archeological sites in Ireland. Work out when and for how long to visit Torc Mountain Walk and other Killarney attractions using our handy Killarney trip itinerary maker.
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  • August 17, 2017
    If you're in Killarney it's one of the places you have to visit. Its a lovely way to spend the afternoon and you'll get some beautiful photos. The waterfall itself is uphill and can be a bit dangerous...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Travelled here on the 29th of July with our guide Richard Clancy having done the mountain one has another treat in store as one nears the Torc waterfall which is splendid and challenging for some with...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    There are an incredible 500 m mountain is spectacular. Easy to understand way in about 90 minutes from the Macross House, gently. Take a look at the recommended.
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Where to stay in Killarney

Travelers visit Killarney for the national park surrounding it, and there are plenty of places to stay in town that capitalize on the natural beauty of the valley setting. Because of its popularity, Killarney has more hotel beds than any other town or city in Ireland other than Dublin. Stay at a hotel or hostel in the town's center near the bustling corner of Main Street and East Avenue Road, or find a place along the side streets off Main Street for easy access to tourist shops, local pubs, and restaurants. There are plenty of affordable bed and breakfasts or guesthouses just within walking distance from the center, or you can stay outside of town at a scenic farmhouse or luxurious resort.
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