Hidden Gems on the Ring of Kerry

The Ring of Kerry takes in 176km and is one of two of County Kerry’s most Southerly peninsulas. It takes in the main towns of Killarney, Killorglin, Glenbeigh, Caherciveen, Waterville, Sneem and Kenmare. Best Scenic SpotsValentia Island which lies off the sleepy fishing village of Portmagee is a pretty little island community. A road bridge will take you there from Portmagee or if you are feeling adventurous, a car ferry will take you from Knightstown Pier a half mile off the Ring of Kerry after Caherciveen. The island has both Chapelstown and Nightstown, tiny heritage villages as well as the Skellig Experience, an interactive tourist attraction telling the story and history of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Skellig Rock. One of the best views from the island is the lit ... more
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Killarney in Winter Time

During the winter months the weather can be unpredictable with rain not uncommon. Killarney is a town that has lots of options from both permanent indoor attractions open in the winter, through to temporary attractions that happen in the lead up to the Christmas period. Christmas in Killarney One of the best times to visit Killarney is in the lead up to Christmas. The town holds its annual Christmas in Killarney festival. The festival includes Christmas food and craft markets, fun activities for kids, late night shopping for Christmas presents, Christmas Carroll Singers on the street, a parade and a countdown to turning on the Christmas town lights. Killarney on IceFrom early December the town welcomes Killarney on Ice, a temporary ice skating ring set up in the town centre. The ... more
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