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Ring of Kerry

Buckle up and be amazed by Ireland's dramatic coastline.

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Ring of Kerry
  • Ireland, Europe
  • 174 km
  • 3:31 hr

Let Ireland's rugged beauty blow you away on the astonishing 180 km Ring of Kerry. This scenic coastal drive is a wonderful introduction to Ireland's dramatic nature.

On the first stretch of this road trip the high peaks of the MacGillycuddy's Reek as well as Carrauntoohil, Ireland's highest mountain prevail. The road between Killorglin and Cahirsiveen is dominated by the ocean waves crashing on the one side and forested hills on the other. Continue your way to Waterville, Sneem and Kenmare before you cross the magic of Killarney National Park. Make sure you finish your trip with a pint of Guinness in one of Killarney's classic Irish pubs.

The full circuit can easily be done as a daytrip but if you want to stretch it out there is plenty of opportunities to explore typical Irish towns along the way or to hike up the coast or mountains.

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