Killarney Off The Beaten Path

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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Killarney

  • 1. Mount Carrantuohill

    The first thing that caught my eye when I looked at a map of Ireland was the highest point in the country (of course) - Mt. Carrantuohill. This was our first planned activity in Killarney. It's about...

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  • 2. Inisfallen Island

    If you look across the lake with Ross castle to your back you can seen Inisfalen island. Take a boat trip from the Castle to the Island. There are ruins of a 6th century monastery there. It's usually...

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  • 3. Dingle Peninsula

    Of the five peninsulas in Western Cork and Kerry counties, Dingle peninsula is the one I enjoyed the most. In good weather it's a cycler's paradise, with plenty of archeological sites and wonderful...

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  • 4. Lough Leanne

    People, this is the place! Try to go to Lough Leanne to see the sun setting behind the mountains - aah it's magical! But there's a specific spot and it seems not everybody knows it. Drive away from...

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  • 5. Glenbeigh beach

    About 14 miles away from Killarney (via Killorglin), is Glenbeig beach. It's totally deserted and utterly clean and beautiful. Behind me and my amigo Aisling is the Dingle Peninsula. See, we do have...

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  • 6. Inch beach

    This is a good one! You'll see Inch beach from your touring bus or car on the way from Killarney to Dingle, but few people actually stop to stroll the entire length of it. In summertime, you'll find...

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  • 7. Ladies View.

    A short way down the hill from Molls Gap is a larger parking spot where you'll find Ladies View. A vantage point so named when Queen Victoria brought her...

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  • 8. Molls Gap.

    Molls Gap is the top of the pass, just where the road rejoins the N71 down to Killarney. Great views back across the Reeks we had just climbed with the car. The...

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  • 9. The Gap of Dunloe.

    Coming in to Killarney from the Ring of Kerry, just before Killorglin I could have carried straight on but the "Off the beaten path" in me said no, go over the...

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  • 10. Healy Pass

    It is a series of hairpin bends in the Caha mountains in the Beara peninsula. Very scenic view, but man, is it scary to drive at night, as there are sheep...

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  • 11. Staigue Fort

    After we passed Caherdaniel on the Ring of Kerry, we spotted the signs for Staigue Fort so we made a detour and drove along the rather narrow road to get to the...

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  • 12. Killarney National Park

    We found a very nice man renting horses for day trips along side of the road. We had been told by a jervy cart man that it was too late in the season for riding...

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  • 13. Walk through the national park

    The Old Kenmare road is a walk from Torc car park to near Ladies view. It takes about 6 hours to walk there and back from the town. Some of the best views of...

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  • 14. O'Sullivan's Cascade

    This cascade can be seen on the Tomies wood walk. It is so peaceful there. One of my favourite things about it is that it is so tranquil. It is difficult to get...

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  • 15. Get those climbing boots on!

    After walking past Dinis you will arrive at a car park on the main road. Cross the road and get climbing up that mountain. Follow the path along the stream. On...

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  • 16. Track the trails!

    Be bold enough to wander off the main roads and hike along the trails, and you might get into traffic jams such as these. Not such a baaaaaahh'd thing because -...

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  • 17. If you're walking along the...

    If you're walking along the Kerry Way through the Killarney National Park, about half way in as you're passing through the field you'll see a pretty...

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  • 18. If you are going to Dingle...

    If you are going to Dingle peninsula, and are going north against Limerick, you can always have a stop at the town Tralee.

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