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Address: Muckross, Killarney, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-64-31633

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One of the best drives.

We drove the Kenmare Road to head towards Cork and such a gorgeous drive. We did the entire road and really enjoyed it. We stopped numerous times to take in the lakes and mountain... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Concord, New Hampshire
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Concord, New Hampshire
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67 reviews 67 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We drove the Kenmare Road to head towards Cork and such a gorgeous drive. We did the entire road and really enjoyed it. We stopped numerous times to take in the lakes and mountain views. It was raining heavy for us so we didn't get to see as much as we would like but it was still amazing

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

If you're looking for amazing views and aww moments, you'll get it here. Once in Kenmare, keep driving, the lake and nature in general is stunning!

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Coeur D Alene
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140 reviews 140 reviews
66 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This has to be one of the fine drives in Ireland. Take is slow and go in the daytime for the 40,000 shades of green.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Wether you walk, cycle or drive this road you will be left with out words! It shows off the best of Killarney with views over lakes and mountains all around it is something everyone has to see when in Killarney!

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Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This is a wonderful place with brilliant views of the Purple mountain and the lakes. It is an enchanting road, with lots of places to pull over and take photos. Kenmare is a lovely town and has lots of super coffee shops and restaurants.

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Great walk, and yes its walk, its old road no longer suitable for cars. Took us about 6 hours to do. Started near Torc and got a spin back to Torc, must do it the other way around sometime.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I can't recommend this walk highly enough. Parking in the upper Torc car park it is approx. a 5 hour walk, it can be done in less but it's nicer to take breaks and enjoy the scenery. Considering the distance you would need to organise transport back to your starting position again as it would be inadvisable to try turn... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We entered it out of curiosity from the regular " new " road to Kenmare and it is indeed a great road to walk . It is unimaginably picturesque and beautiful and all the structures spike your imagination.

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Wexford, Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Very atmospheric, particularly with the fallen trees due to the recent storms. If driving, be very vigilant and park in the first car park on the right as the the road condition worsens and can be closed off further down the route.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Went with James Guide group, Amazing history and scenery along this moderate to strenuous Walking route. its well worth the effort, we went from Killarney to Kenmare, this is my favourite way but they say its supposed to be the other way because you are coming back with the weather. we met the Sliabh Luachra group half way.we had plenty... More 

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