Ring of Kerry

Killarney

The Ring of Kerry is 179 kilometers long road around the peninsula Iveragh, that starts and ends in Killarney. One of the most famous tourist routes in Ireland is passing through small villages, inaccessible cliffs, vast pastures and golden beaches on the Atlantic Ocean coastline. Ring of Kerry route is most frequently counterclockwise. Small town Killorglin is first place on the way from Killarney. This town is best known for The Puck Fair festival where goat is crowned and worshipped for two days. In Glenbeigh village there is great long sandy beach overlooking the ocean and the Dingle Peninsula. Further southwest there is Caherciveen near which is 16th century Ballycarbery Castle surrounded by stone forts. The road continues to the Valentia and Skelling islands with its picturesque surroundings, then to Ballinskellings, Waterville, Caherdaniel, Kenmare and ends in Killarney National Park.

Tips:

Dress in layers. This region is often rainy and you can experience all kinds of weather.


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