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The Dingle Peninsula

Address: Dingle, County Kerry, Ireland, Ireland
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Ranked #5 of 220 Attractions in County Kerry
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Outdoors
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Outdoors
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Nuriootpa South Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

The place to visit if you love rugged scenery, ancient landscapes and warm friendly people. Great food, need a car .

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Canada
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The Dingle Peninsula was a place we went to fill an open day, and did it ever. We were blessed with perfect weather, and enjoyed the scenery so much. We did this in a car and I will say the driver has to wait for overlooks, and viewpoints to really enjoy the beauty. There are many places to stop for... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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49 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We took a day trip drive' only 30km or so around the Dingle Peninsular, starting and finishing in the township of Dingle. The scenery is breathtaking and as we did the trip in winter there was almost no traffic. Having an insight into the history of the area makes it so much more special. Well worth a drive if you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Fun tour with lots of very interesting historical sites! The coast in phenomenal, and the old forts and beehives are a must see!

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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26 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We had a rental car and drove the Killarney National Park. The only problem with driving is that the driver has to concentrate on navigating the small roads and can't enjoy the beauty of the area. We did a tour of the Dingle Peninsula with Paddywagon Tours out of Killarney and it was worth the 20 Euros because my husband... More 

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Bensalem PA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The drive along the The Dingle Peninsula are some of the most scenic in all of Ireland! We drove from Kenmare to Dingle,just when we thought it couldn't be more beautiful we would come around a bend in the road and the view was even prettier than the last! I have some of my photos here https://www.etsy.com/shop/BonnieRPhotography and more here...... More 

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Aberdeenshire
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20 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

A good days drive with some pretty dramatic cliffs and seas. Drop in for an Irish designed and made handbag at Conor Holdens as you come out of Dingle, Great hospitality and there are a fantastic pair of sea otters on the beach there. The rest of the coastline is dramatic and has many photo opportunities with high waves and... More 

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Berrien Springs, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We visited Ireland on a 8 day whirlwind visit my husband and I. Dingle Peninsula was just beautiful. The rolling green hills, the water. We were surprised with wonderful weather (70's). The people were wonderfully nice and everywhere we stopped there was someone willing to tell us a story about this ruin or that building or this lake. Wish I... More 

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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I enjoyed traveling to the peninsula. There are several island offshore. The homes are small. You can image the isolation of living there a century ago.

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Gainesville, Georgia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This drive was way beyond anything I had ever anticipated. The stops along the way were very interesting. The old structures, pubs, people, sites, walks, VIEWS..... How could I not want to do this again. My sister and I fell in love with the Dingle Peninsula!

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