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Ring of Kerry

N70/N71, Ireland
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Ranked #27 of 258 attractions in County Kerry
Type: Scenic Drives, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Activities: Driving, Walking, Golfing
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English first
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Spent the day doing ring of Kerry and then a day exploring the dingle peninsula with slea head. Both great but we thought the latter was more dramatic and impressive.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

We stayed in Ireland on a CIE tour and visited most of Ireland .The Ring Of Kerry was the most beautiful sites to see and view. We were on top of cliffs overlooking the The Atlantic ocean.These cliffs were 800 feet above the ocean and the Atlantic was a beautiful light blue color and clear enough to see 100 feet... More

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dublin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Ring of Kerry is a real must !!! One should definitely experience it !! I would suggest going on organised tour instead of driving on your own. Our tour was organised from the hotel ( riverside hotel killarney ) and it was the best value that I found online on my research. At 24 euro per adult with pick up... More

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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I started out at around 10 and finished at 4, doing the full ring and the Skelling Ring, also. I stopped a lot! After reading so many reviews, I thought it would take longer to finish than it did. For me, the best part of the drive was the extra jaunt I took over to Valentia and the Skelling Ring.... More

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Loves Park, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

wonderful day trip around some beautiful views and areas that are breathtaking. narrow winding roads that compete with the coach buses, really recommend allowing a wonderful guide to do the driving. we went with the O'Connors and would rate them highly. John, our guide was funny and informative.

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Jonesboro, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

Not sure if we enjoyed this soo much because we had an incredible tour guide, Tony from Sceptre Tours, but it was an incredible day with scenery you could only see in Ireland. Well worth the day to tour this, although I would suggest a tour bus because driving this is not for the faint hearted! (Narrow roads, stone walls,... More

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NE Italy
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We rented a car and drove the Ring of Kerry in March. The roads are narrow and windy. If we were to go in the summer, we'd probably take a bus to avoid the traffic. Great views but prior to Saint Patrick's day, there are not many open places so brings snacks.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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59 reviews 59 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This is an attraction that is basically a circle around the peninsula that goes through a few villages and you get to see amazing views. The locales told us this would take us about 4 hours but the roads are very narrow and winding, so even though the locals drive 100kph you really dont want to do that. As a... More

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Plano, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
32 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We rented a car in Dublin and drove the Ring of Kerry. Well worth driving it instead of taking the tour bus! This way when you want to stop you do and this way you can take in the true country! This is definitely a must to do!!

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Pullman, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We rented bikes for the weekend and biked/hiked/camped around the Ring of Kerry. It was phenomenal. Pack plenty of extra dry clothes - it will probably rain, but the views are spectacular and the folks that you meet along the way will add more memories than anywhere else in the world. Would go back in a heartbeat!

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