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Glengesh Pass

Glengesh, Ardara, Ireland
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Ranked #2 of 12 Attractions in Ardara
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Outdoors
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Stockholm, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Ireland specializes in fantastic landscapes, however is very low on walking paths - even when the occasion would almost scream for them. One is this pass. Great, but you just drive through. A real pity.

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Ankaran, Slovenia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The scenary is amazing, you can stop on many different spots and make some great photos as the landscape is magnificent.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

A short drive up from the beach or waterfall takes you up the valley side and then cross country to another valley for a drive down again. Car park at the top for a picnic and photos of the stunning scenery

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Edgecomb, Maine
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Pictures do not do this area justice. The scenery is so breathtakingly beautiful and massive on scale that the lens can't convey the geologic gravity. Just go! Worth the drive!

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Issoire, France
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Beatiful landscape at a saddle between a nice valley and the climb down till the ocean. There is also a walk in this area, but you won't see really more than by car. That's worth passing by there to go to Glenn Cholm Cille. Narrow roads.

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South Burlington, Vermont
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Whether it is a sunny day, cloudy or raining, the view is breath-taking. There is a pull-off there now so you can take as many pictures as you want. There is a delightful winding road up to the top.

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Northamptonshire
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Breathtaking! Unmissable! Stop in all the laybys and drink it all in. Drive through and back again. The views are equally stunning from either direction.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

A gorgeous site to behold, a jaw dropping site if coming from Ardara to the coast line, otherwise an equally majestic trip down the pass. Worth seeing on each side of the road, with sheep and hillsides to adore and look forward too. On the top of the pass, there is an adorable picnic site at the top which simply... More

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Antrim
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Was taken by surprise today as wasn't expecting quite such an exhilarating experience.It was a shade scary but the spectacular views made the rather hairy drive down through pass all the more worth it.Take your time if you're up for it and enjoy it.

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Dublin, Ireland
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471 reviews 471 reviews
258 attraction reviews
388 helpful votes 388 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This is a lovely drive if you are in the area and well worth the visit. The scenery is beautiful- lots of opportunities for different views as you descend down through the pass.

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