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Ring of Kerry Private Tour from Cahersiveen
"The ""Ring of Kerry"" is a spectacular scenic route in south west Ireland. A private tour with us is the best way to enjoy all the sights and scenery the route has to offer. You can fully be in charge of the itinerary. Compared with coach tours we can make more stops (of your choice) and travel to places where buses have no access.The Ring of Kerry is a world-famous route following the N70 N71 and R562 roads in a circular direction around the Iveragh peninsula. The route starts in the town Killarney and passes through the towns and villages of (in order): Killorglin Cahersiveen Waterville Sneem Kenmare
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Ring of Kerry Private Tour from Sneem and Parknasilla
"The ""Ring of Kerry"" is a spectacular scenic route in south west Ireland. A private tour with us is the best way to enjoy all the sights and scenery the route has to offer. You can fully be in charge of the itinerary. Compared with coach tours we can make more stops (of your choice) and travel to places where buses have no access.The Ring of Kerry is a world-famous route following the N70 N71 and R562 roads in a circular direction around the Iveragh peninsula. The route starts in the town Killarney and passes through the towns and villages of (in order): Killorglin Cahersiveen Waterville Sneem Kenmare
From EUR56.00
 
Ring of Kerry Private Tour from Killorglin
"The ""Ring of Kerry"" is a spectacular scenic route in south west Ireland. A private tour with us is the best way to enjoy all the sights and scenery the route has to offer. You can fully be in charge of the itinerary. Compared with coach tours we can make more stops (of your choice) and travel to places where buses have no access.The Ring of Kerry is a world-famous route following the N70 N71 and R562 roads in a circular direction around the Iveragh peninsula. The route starts in the town Killarney and passes through the towns and villages of (in order): Killorglin Cahersiveen Waterville Sneem Kenmare
From EUR56.00

The Burren Tips (23)

A brief stop in Ballyvaughan

Ballyvaughan is a village in the north western corner of the Burren. It is situated on the south shores of Galway Bay and lots of tourists pass here on their way to the Burren and Cliffs of Moher. We...
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MalenaN
Apr 01, 2013

Ballyalban Earthen Ring Fort

Our next stop was at Ballyalban Earthen Ring Fort, a circular structure with earth banks. Those earthen rings were often topped by a wooden palisade in old times. Sometimes they are referred to as...
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MalenaN
Apr 01, 2013

High Crosses in Kilfenora

Kilfenora is a small village with the ruins of a very small cathedral from the 12th century. Already in the 6th century a monastery was founded on the place where the ruined cathedral stands. Once...
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MalenaN
Mar 28, 2013

The Flaggy Shore scenic walk

In the village of New Quay in the north Burren is a very scenic and easy loop walk along the shore that begins right from the door of Linnane's Lobster Bar. The entire walk is about 3 miles and though...
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donpaul77
May 25, 2010

The Burren Perfumery

If you are exploring the Burren and like to shop for things that are indigenous to an area, then it's worth stepping a little out your way to visit the Burren Perfumery. The perfumery is a bit hidden...
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donpaul77
Jan 25, 2010

The Burren

After our stop at the Cliffs of Moher, we continued on through the area of County Clare known as the Burren. The "forty shades of green" immortialized by Johnny Cash vanished and was replaced by a...
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Dabs
Jul 26, 2009

...not quite so desolate.

The Burren is a beautiful and rugged plateau of exposed limestone that makes up much of north west County Clare. A drive a long the scenic coast will take you to such wonders as the Cliffs of Moher...
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donpaul77
Apr 30, 2009

Mullaghmore, the jewel of the Burren

Mullaghmore stands out among an unearthly landscape. This mountainous formation really is the heart of the Burren, and I wonder how many people miss it on their travels. Not only is it an evocative...
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donpaul77
Apr 17, 2009

Touring the West of Ireland

If you want to set up bases for touring the West of Ireland with all the comforts of home (or better) take a look at 'Rent an Irish Cottage'http://www.rentacottage.ie/index.htmlThey have locations all...
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Feb 06, 2009

Gleninagh Castle: Stronghold by the sea

This 16th century tower house is in a gorgeous spot on the northern coast of the Burren, looking out at Galway Bay. The ocean side of the structure has lost it's wall and is overgrown with grass, but...
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donpaul77
May 25, 2008

The Burren Lunar Landscape

This area of Ireland is often given as being second only to the Giant's Causeway in a listing of the natural sights of Ireland to see. I have to admit that in certain ways I prefer the mountains of...
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kit_mc
Aug 12, 2006

Kilfenora & the Burren-Centre

In Kilfenora, close to the cemetery you may visit an interesting museum : The Burren Centre. There you see exhibits about the special flora and fauna of the Burren and get a good idea, what the Burren...
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Sep 20, 2005
 
 
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Things to Do Near The Burren

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Bunratty Castle

The name Bunratty, Bun Raite (or possibly, Bun na Raite) in Irish, means the 'bottom' or end of the 'Ratty' river. This river, alongside the castle, flows into the nearby Shannon estuary. Bunratty...
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Cliffs of Moher

O'Brien's Tower is no historical building, but rather made for the tourist-industry: it was built already in the 19th century by a local farmer for the many tourists, who came to see the famous Cliffs...
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Folk Park

When walking around the Bunratty Folk Park we came across a large Irish Wolfhound snoozing in the grass. A big fella that was used to people, he opened his eyes for a look and then went back to...
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Aillwee Caves

Only a few miles outside Ballyvaughan there's Aillwee Caves. A farmer found these caves in the 1940s when his dog ran into one of the entrances. He kept quiet for around 30 years (amazing for an...
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Poulnabrone Dolmen

Poulnabrone Dolmen is an ancient portal tomb located in the Burren region of County Clare, south of Ballyvaughan. We visited this spot on a tour of the Burren and Cliffs of Moher with Galway Tour...
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St Finghans

These days it’s one of the great ruins of Ireland, though less visited than most of the others because it’s not on the beaten path and the busses don’t come here apparently. There’s also special...
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