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Scenic drive from Dingle Town to the Dingle Peninsula and back.

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Full Day Tour of The Dingle Peninsula Slea Head and Inch Beach

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One of the most thrilling drives in Ireland!

Every time we turned a corner we kept saying "Wow!". It was just amazing seeing the Skelligs in the distance, like some pointed Avalon, and the craggy closer islands with the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time we turned a corner we kept saying "Wow!". It was just amazing seeing the Skelligs in the distance, like some pointed Avalon, and the craggy closer islands with the white breakers crashing against them under a blue sky. At one lay-by the seagulls ate from our hands.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Our guest house was in a place called Dunquin and it's about 30 mins drive from Dingle. We were driving on this Slea Head drive way and I must say that the scenery and the views you get are unbelievable!!! The Atlantic Ocean is right next to you and you can feel the power of the waves. Very windy though...... More 

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Cheshire UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

Lovely views even on a wet & windy day in November. I'm sure they must be stunning in the summer. There are some narrow corners & turns which made us wonder how the traffic copes in peak season. Some good information boards along the way to help you get the most from the drive.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

When we arrived in Dingle and got settled, we stopped in the visitors' center across from our "new local" and booked a 2-hour guided tour around the Dingle Peninsula or the Slea Head Drive. The staff at the center were excellent and proved to be great resources for Dingle and the rest of South West Ireland. We were introduced to... More 

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Paderborn, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

My friend and I went on a road trip across Ireland's south. The Slea Head Drive was one of our highlights. It was simply breathtaking: driving on small roads through tiny villages along the cliffs and the sea

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

amazing views and scenery on this drive, tight turns and winding roads so you need to be comfortable driving, but it is well worth it !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

We rented a car and are so glad we did. Though the driving can be scary if you're not used to it, it's worth getting comfortable and exploring this beautiful area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

Slea Head Drive was absolutely gorgeous. Along the way, we visited: Dunbeg Fort - Amazing prehistoric site that may not be there for long - just at the edge of one of the buildings, erosion is deteriorating the cliff. Gallerus Oratory - Unbelievable how intact this building is considering it was built sometime between the 6th and 9th century (although... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

This is a wonderful drive with many stops on the way. We stopped at the ring fort, beehive huts, Great Blasket Island Visitors Center, Gallarus Oratory and at several cliffs and beaches. The drive is winding, but was easy to follow. This was one of the highlights of our trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

We visited Slea Head during a bus tour to the Dingle peninsula. This was the highlight of our trip to Killarney. Beautiful dramatic scenery at the Atlantic coast, "real" Ireland at its best.

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