Kerry County

Two-Day Highlights Tour:

Day 1: Start in Killarney, exploring the treasures of the town—Muckross House and Ross Castle in Killarney National Park. Enjoy a boat cruise on one of the local lakes or a ride in a jaunting car through the park. Spend the night enjoying the company of locals in one of Killarney’s lively pubs, listening to traditional Irish music.

Day 2: Tour the Ring of Kerry, making time to enjoy views from points like Kerry Cliffs, visit the Skellig Experience Centre, and stop in pretty villages like Sneem and Waterville. End your day with a sunset on Derrynane Beach.

Three-Day Cultural Experience:

Day 1: Begin exploring the Dingle Peninsula, visiting the Gallarus Oratory, then heading to Dingle town for some shopping and lunch. Spend your afternoon on a boat tour to see Fungie, Dingle’s famous dolphin, and enjoy evening music in a local pub.

Day 2: Visit the Blasket Islands Centre, then drive Slea Head with stops at Coumeenoole Beach and Dunquin Harbour. Return to Dingle for dinner and an evening walk along the marina.

Day 3: Drive to Tralee to visit the Kerry County Museum and the Rose Garden. In the afternoon, wander through the medieval town of Listowel, visiting Listowel Castle and relaxing over coffee in one of the town’s quaint cafes.

Seven-Day Adventure Itinerary:

Combine the two- and three-day itineraries and add:
  • A day trip to Valentia Island to see the Tetrapod tracks and enjoy views from Geokaun Mountain.
  • A visit to Skellig Michael, weather permitting, to explore the ancient monastic site.
  • A leisurely day in Kenmare, known for its food scene and as a gateway to the Beara Peninsula.
  • Kayak or stand-up paddleboard to explore Killarney’s lakes, getting close to the beauty of the National Park.
  • A hike or cycle in the Gap of Dunloe, followed by an evening in Killarney, perhaps attending a performance at the INEC.

These exciting options offer everything from Kerry’s natural beauties to historic sites and cultural experiences that guarantee an unforgettable journey through one of Ireland’s most beloved counties.