Killarney Points of Interest and Places to Visit

Killarney

Ring of Kerry

4.5 star rating: Recommended 773 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Explore southern Ireland on a road trip along the Ring of Kerry, a 110-mile (180-km) scenic route of narrow roads winding around the Iveragh Peninsula.  As you cruise along the Atlantic Coast ...  Read more

Blarney Stone

4.5 star rating: Recommended 292 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Visitors flock to the ruined 15th-century Blarney Castle to bend over backwards from the battlements and lay their lips on the famous Blarney Stone. According to local legend, the stone, which is ...  Read more

Gap of Dunloe

4.5 star rating: Recommended 47 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The lake-studded glacial valley known as the Gap of Dunloe is wedged between County Kerry’s Purple Mountain and MacGillycuddy's Reeks mountain range. The rugged natural scenery along the 7-mile ...  Read more

Blarney Castle

4.5 star rating: Recommended 604 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The famous Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle is officially called the Stone of Eloquence, with a legend that states if you kiss the stone, you will never be at a loss for words. People travel from all ...  Read more

Ross Castle

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 27 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

A vision on the shores of Lough Leane, the 15th-century Ross Castle was built as a medieval fortress for an Irish chieftain named O’Donoghue, and was said to be one of the last strongholds to fall ...  Read more

Killarney National Park

4.5 star rating: Recommended 338 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Killarney National Park, with idyllic lakes and ancient woodlands backed by the serrated MacGillycuddy’s Reeks mountains, is an area of stunning natural beauty. The park is also historically ...  Read more

Dingle

4.5 star rating: Recommended 107 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Packed with pubs and brightly painted shops, the compact and colorful Irish-speaking fishing town of Dingle is popular for good reason—it has a busy arts and music calendar, an artisan distillery, ...  Read more

Ladies' View

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

In the heart of Killarney National Park, Ladies’ View has a way of showing that natural beauty is timeless. Back in 1861, when Queen Victoria’s ladies-in-waiting visited this Kerry overlook, they ...  Read more

Muckross Abbey

4 star rating: Recommended 7 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Founded in 1440 as a Franciscan Friary, Muckross Abbey has an exciting and violent history typical of Ireland. In 1589 the monks were expelled by Elizabeth I, and in 1653 Oliver Cromwell's troops ...  Read more

Aghadoe Church and Round Tower

Here on Aghadoe Hill stand the ruins of the 12th century Aghadoe Church and Round Tower. There was a monastery on the site since the 7th century, however, founded by St Finian Lobhar, and no wonder ...  Read more

Muckross House & Gardens & Traditional Farms

One of Ireland’s finest stately mansions, the 65-room Muckross House was built for the Herbert family in 1843. It sits on the shores of Muckross Lake amid beautiful gardens, and is replete with ...  Read more

Ring of Beara

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The Ring of Beara is a circular road around the Beara Peninsula in southwest Ireland. It follows the coast and is about 85 miles around. The road begins in Kenmare in Kerry County, and you can go in ...  Read more

Skellig Michael

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Famously used as a filming location in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, the rocky peak of Skellig Michael sits amid the wind-whipped Atlantic off the southwest coast of Ireland, reaching a height of ...  Read more

Torc Waterfall

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Found at the base of Torc Mountain among the lakeland splendors of Killarney National Park, Torc Waterfall is a short walk off the winding Killarney-Kenmare road through the dense woodland of ...  Read more

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