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Ring of Kerry

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Address: N70/N71, Ireland
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Activities: Driving, Walking, Golfing
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We took a CIE bus tour of the Ring Of Kerry. The sights and towns are the perfect picturesque Venues of Ireland. We stayed in Killarney for two nights and enjoyed the pints... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Sugar Land, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We took a CIE bus tour of the Ring Of Kerry. The sights and towns are the perfect picturesque Venues of Ireland. We stayed in Killarney for two nights and enjoyed the pints, people and music of the area. Make a stop at Sheenan's pub while in Killarney.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

No trip to Ireland would be complete without a trip around the Ring of Kerry. Our group of 6 travelled in a counter clockwise direction (we weren't following the tour buses). Mountains, lakes, coastline, rock walls, sheep, small towns. Lots of places to stop and get pictures. It was one of my favorite parts of our two week trip. The... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We spent an afternoon driving around the Ring of Kerry. The scenery was beautiful - breathtaking at times. It is well worth the trip when in Ireland.

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Indianapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The ring of Kerry has some of the most beautiful scenery in the south of Ireland. Water views, mountains, 50 shades of Green! Take time to stop for photos!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Fantastic place! Beautiful views! Be careful with the narrow roads if you are driving your own car! It might get scary! But the place is certainly worth it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Travelled across during early summer so we had missed the puffins. However, the beaches are really beautiful with clear sparkling water, lovely little villages with some great places to eat, majestic mountains and stunning sea cliffs. Well worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Driving the Ring of Kerry takes a day but is worth it. It's also worth taking the little car ferry over to Valentia Island (you can use the bridge on the way back to the mainland). You will see great scenery (mountainous, rivers, lakes, waterfalls) and a stop at the charming village of Sneem is pleasant for lunch. Yopu are... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We agree with a previous reviewer who said to drive counter-clockwise to better avoid the tour buses, as we didn't see any on our side of the road at all. The mountain scenery is exquisite, and we spent two days total for the entire Ring. (It's nearly 200 km, and that doesn't count the Ring of Skellig, worth seeing as... More 

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Wheatley, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Drove the Ring of Kerry in a single day but to really see it all it would take at least 2 days and perhaps 3. There is a lot to see and do here. Certainly the view from Coomakesta Pass is the highlight of the journey. A stop at the P.. McCarthey's Pub in Kenmare is worthwhile, the food is... More 

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Bellport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Visited here on a CIE tour. Didn't expect such amazing countryside. It was nice having a driver who knew exactly where to stop for photos and how to navigate the very narrow roads. If you did this on your own you would have to be very confident in your driving on narrow lanes on the left side of the road.... More 

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