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Healy Pass

Adrigole, Ireland
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Ring of Beara Day Tour from Killarney
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“ring of kerry” (13 reviews)
“great drive” (6 reviews)
Adrigole, Ireland
+353 27 50299
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here as part of our guided motorbike tour of Ireland with Paul Fitzgerald of Wild Irish Tours , lovely sweeping pass with great views at the top , well worth a visit in a car or on a motorbike

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled to the area without doing our research before. We stumbled upon this place after taking one of many wrong turns. What a gem of a place. Don't forget about the views on the drops idea extending across mountains lakes , the KENMARE river...More

Thank Cuisinecruiser_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like the title sais, it is a nice stop if you drive the Ring of Beara. There are some stunning views! But careful, roads are very small!!!!

Thank Samiiireta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of those times when I was glad someone else was driving so I didn't have to worry about directions and some narrow roads. The Beara Peninsula is gorgeous and the short loop over Healy Pass makes a really good option if you...More

Thank northstarvalerie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is Ireland! Expansive views of green dotted with rocks and sheep. Winding roads lead through breathtaking scenery. Every curve leads to a beautiful site. Photos do not do this place justice.

Thank Renee L
Reviewed June 12, 2017

We had a long debate over whether or not we should attempt the drive, but, having already been in Ireland a week, we did not find this drive to be any more demanding than our drives on the one-lane roads to Mizen Head or Sheep’s...More

Thank IN_Travelers47906
Reviewed May 31, 2017

You'll do it more than once,trust me. Amazing views out over the valleys. The switchbacks made it a fantastic ride on a motorcycle. Did it in the fog first time,much better when you can see where you are going.

Thank Craig S
Reviewed May 25, 2017

This is a very scenic drive. Not long so go slow and enjoy it. About 3/4 of the way up there is a small pull over where you can park and take some great pics. If you have kids be careful as there are no...More

Thank richinnc
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

This is a snaking road which affords dramatic and scenic views of the beautiful Irish countryside. Take care as it's a single track road, but traffic should be light. There are several pull-ins that allow you to marvel at the views. A must-do if you...More

Thank machinmad
Reviewed May 23, 2017

This is a road worth lingering on to enjoy the fantastic views of the moors and mountains. We can also report that it is ok to take a motorhome as there are sufficient passing places and there is even a campsite to stop at. Recommended.

Thank Roganroy
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