Valentia Lighthouse, Valentia Island

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  • Definitely worth a trip, steeped in history with knowledgeable staff, loads to learn and stunning views  more »
  • Valentia is a beautiful island and a recommended extension of the classic Ring of Kerry. With the ferry back and the bridge back (or vice versa). Fantastic vegetation due to its mild and humid climate. A nice destination is the lighthouse, which is located on a cliff. There is an entrance fee of some € 's asked, not unreasonable. The lighthouse itself is accessible via a spiral staircase. Nice views. There is also a cosy teahouse in the dwelling of the former lighthouse keeper. It is difficult to photograph the lighthouse well, by buildings around it.
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  • Even though the road down to it is single track and steep it's a must visit place on the island .Its a really lovely place and the lighthouse has its own unique history. The guide was very friendly an...  more »
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  • If you are touring Valentia Island then I'd definitely recommend the Valentia lighthouse. The cost to get in is a little bit on the pricey side for what it is as I'd suspect most places make the most of the tourist trade on this island but you don't mind if it goes to the upkeep of the place. They have made an effort to signpost most of the interesting features around the area which is informative and helpful. There are tea rooms and upstairs you have a small museum which gives you a history of the place and lighthouses. You then get to climb to the top and enjoy the views and that is about it. Nice views from up top and enjoyed my visit here.
  • I was there two weeks ago with family, beautiful location, great, well informed guides, the lighthouse has recently got a new light bulb, relaxed, informed , great little trip altogether. Price 5 euro/adult.
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  • Beautiful spot
  • The location was very nice, nothing more. €4 pP was demanded as a price of admission. The way is really very close to the lighthouse. And towards the end, he is more rewarding than the lighthouse :)
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