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Address: N70/N71, Ireland
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Activities: Walking, Driving, Golfing
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Worth a day tour in a bus or happy-go car ride. Loved the route and the gorgeous scenery. would suggest a night stay in a town midway.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
KannanVenkat
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Galway, Ireland

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Galway, Ireland
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Worth a day tour in a bus or happy-go car ride. Loved the route and the gorgeous scenery. would suggest a night stay in a town midway.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Listen to Rick Steves and drive the Ring in the direction opposite the buses. We didn't encounter a coach until 12:30. The drive was breathtakingly beautiful. Nothing prepares you for the scenery!

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SF bay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I wish someone wrote this before we set out on ring of Kerry loop drive. I am writing this post so it can be useful to many people. - If you are renting a car in Ireland, people tell you the roads are narrow. They are not just narrow, sometimes you have to get off the path on to the... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The Ring of Kerry 179 KM drive was full of beautiful landscapes. Roads along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean were scenic and the cliffs were stunning. Highly recommend if you love driving. worth 110%.. :)

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Porthcawl, Wales, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Amazing scenery and a lovely drive. Stopped at O'Carroll's Cove Beach Bar & Restaurant. A definite must for the views alone but the food was excellent too.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A long drive. Can be done in one day. Lovely views and stunning scenery. Wouldn't drive this one again. However Happy we did.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We started out in Killarney around 10:30. Some said go counterclockwise with the tour buses, some said go clockwise against the tour buses. I was comfortable driving in Ireland and decided to go against the tour buses so we wouldn't get stuck behind them. You really need a few days to truly enjoy everything on the ring. We didn't have... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The most unique, amazing landscape I think I've ever driven through. We were there in winter time, and there was a bad windstorm, so no one was out. But it was amazing. Ran into some sheep.

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Quiet Corner, CT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We had the most perfect drive ever! I was a little nervous about the tour busses, but we went for it anyway, and began our drive in Killarney. We headed clockwise toward Kenmare and had very little issue with tour busses... We started out fairly early, but not too early (9:30ish?) and enjoyed the drive through Killarney National Park. Ladies'... More 

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Burnt Hills, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

While staying at Loch Lein Contry House, we asked the proprietor for tips to driving the Ring of Kerry, a very popular tourist destination. He suggested that we leave early, to avoid traffic, to circle in a counter-clockwise fashion, and to take a detour to Valentia Island, via ferry and bridge. All the ideas were worthwhile....we avoided many tour buses... More 

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Address: Address: N70/N71, Ireland
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry

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