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Old Kenmare Road

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Address: 18 Muckross Drive, Killarney, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-64-31633
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What a fantastic drive so much to see along the way...you definitely have to be on the ball so many twist and turns and narrow parts of the road but so worth it ....we stopped of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Arlene D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic drive so much to see along the way...you definitely have to be on the ball so many twist and turns and narrow parts of the road but so worth it ....we stopped of at alot of different view points places where we were able to climb up over high rocks and mossy grass for an amazing view... More 

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Thank Arlene D
Alicante, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely scenic drive but take it carefully as there are many sharp bends and lots of tourist traffic (including coaches)-still, there's no rush!

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Thank billgerrycampello
Walden, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful opportunity to see the best of the peninsula then the road from Killarney to Kenmare. You'll need to be a sharp eyed driver - so share the duties so everyone can view the vistas.

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Thank rich3748
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing drive through the spectacular Irish countryside. I suggest that you let someone else do the driving, so that you can focus on the scenery and not the narrow lanes, ongoing traffic, wayward sheep, etc. We took a tour bus and were able to enjoy the trip without worry. Make sure you stop a few times for... More 

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Thank 448andyk
Torrington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A challenging drive with spectacular views between Kenmare, Moll's Gap and Killarney. A favorite drive - a must!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful drive to or from the Ring of Kerry. There are tunnels, waterfalls and spectacular Irish valleys.

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Thank lambrose
Bundoran, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This road is part of the famous Ring of Kerry and is a must do. Along the way you can stop at the Torc Waterfall and also Ladies' View so make sure you have your camera. Road is quite narrow and it's well travelled by tour buses so take it handy!

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Thank Shane S
Gillingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everytime we visit Ireland we travel this road, sometimes more than once. The road is big enough to take 2 cars most of the time. The views are amazing. You need to be aware if staying on your side of the line, especially with large vehicles passing you. If you visit Molly Galvins you will find out the history of... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Wow what a drive! Typical narrow roads like you see everywhere in Ireland, but the views are spectacular! You should only enter the tunnels one car at a time, not very wide to say the least. Be sure to turn off and take in the views.

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DFW Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Driving in Ireland can be quite a challenge for tourists, but you must drive to see things (and sometimes a bit of a hike as well). For Americans, driving on the left can be challenging enough... and then the narrow roads add to that. Old Kenmare is a beautiful drive (we took it as part of our drive of the... More 

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