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Scenic Spotlight: The Ring Of Kerry in Ireland

Scenic Spotlight: The Ring Of Kerry in Ireland

Scenic Spotlight: The Ring Of Kerry in Ireland 

The Ring of Kerry is one of Ireland’s most scenic touring options. Travelers from all over the world flock to see the views that this picturesque area, hidden in the southwest corner of Ireland, has to offer. Visitors are able to discover the authentic wilderness of Ireland while touring this stunning area, as they bypass the white sandy beaches, rugged coastlines, and dramatic mountain scenery.

Ring of Kerry Ireland

Begin your journey in the charming town of Killarney, a vibrant town comprised of history, heritage, and lively festivals. Many travelers are drawn in by the friendly atmosphere of this charming little town. While in the area be sure to grab a bite to eat at one of the many great seafood restaurants within the area and enjoy some of the top attractions Killarney has to offer, such as the Muckross House, Killarney National Park, or Dunloe Castle.

Muckross House

Muckross House

Nestled within the 26,000 acres of Killarney National Park is the Muckross House, a 19th century Victorian Mansion. Standing along the shores of Muckross Lake, the elegant Victorian house, surrounded by the world-famous Lakes of Killarney, mountains, and woodlands, creates impressive views for guests who are exploring the area.  

Killarney National Park

Kilarney National Park Kerry Ireland

The unique and distinctive combination of mountains, lakes, woods, and waterfalls, gives the Killarney National Park a special scenic beauty. With ample wildlife and an abundance of greenery, Killarney National Park offers a tranquil, scenic, setting for those looking to take a stroll, go kayaking, or partake in a traditional jaunting car ride. 

Killorglin

Killorglin kerry ireland

From Killarney, you will continue on to Killorglin, famous for its traditional Puck Fair, Ireland’s oldest festival dating back to the 17th century. This town offers an enjoyable melting pot of pubs, cafes, and galleries to their visitors. Continue your drive along the coastline of the broad Iveragh Peninsula, through the towns of Glenbeigh, Cahirciveen, Waterville, and Sneem.

Glenbeigh

Glenbeigh beach ireland
 
Glenbeigh often referred to as “The Jewel in the Ring of Kerry”, offers six miles of golden, sandy, stunning, beaches. Visitors can escape from the stresses of everyday life and connect with nature with activities such as birdwatching, walking, horseback riding, or simply relaxing on Rossbeigh Beach.

Cahersiveen

Cahersiveen ireland
 
Cahersiveen is a quaint town in County Kerry that offers travelers unspoiled landscape, breathtaking beaches, and green forests. While in Cahersiveen, guests can visit the ruins of Ballycarbery Castle, once home to the McCarthy Clan, which dates back to the 15th Century.

Waterville

Waterville kerry ireland
 
Waterville is a small coastal village located between the Atlantic Ocean and Lough Currane on the famous Ring of Kerry and Wild Atlantic Way routes. Many tourists flock to this scenic coastal town to partake in one of Waterville’s most popular activities, golf. Waterville Golf Links is regularly listed in the top destinations for golfers. Surrounded by sea, challenged and shaped by the elements, this course will require all of the shots you can muster to conquer it.

Sneem

Sneem kerry ireland
 
Sneem, a village associated with a remote and relaxed way of living, is nestled between mountains and wild and rugged coast it offers some of the best views in the Emerald Isle. Visitors can unwind and connect with nature by observing the stunning landscapes, the abundance of wildlife, and the remoteness that Sneem has to offer.

To complete this famous touring path, simply circle back to Killarney, your starting location. The Ring of Kerry is one of our most popular destinations. Join a tour making the Ring of Kerry stop today!