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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  • Parked in a small lot along the ring of Kerry and hiked up cardiac hill which had a ton of steel rocky steps, but not too crowded or difficult since the route is only an hour or two long. Once you rea...  more »
  • This walk is a nice walk to do in a few hours. It offers stunning views over the lakes of Killarney and also great opportunities to discover some of the local wildlife.  more »
  • gps took us to the long route...we passed the easier enterance after all the hard work was done. very cool more then just a waterfall.  more »

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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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