Killarney Points of Interest and Places to Visit


Ring of Kerry

4.5 star rating: Recommended 802 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. Most travelers start and end the loop in ...  Read more

Blarney Stone

4.5 star rating: Recommended 340 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Everyone wants the gift of eloquence, and some say the Irish have it, well, the gift of the gab anyway. So, how are they so blessed? It's all down to the Blarney Stone. For over two centuries people ...  Read more

Gap of Dunloe

4.5 star rating: Recommended 42 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 589 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


5 star rating: Highly Recommended 161 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

Ross Castle

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

Ross Castle was built in the late 15th century by the O'Donoghue clan and has a wonderfully eventful history of battles and legends. In the Desmond rebellion of the 16th century the castle changed ...  Read more

Killarney National Park

4.5 star rating: Recommended 327 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

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

Skellig Michael

4 star rating: Recommended 3 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

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

Muckross Abbey

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

Muckross House is one of Ireland's most famous stately homes. A 65-room, lakeshore, Victorian mansion, it was built for Henry Arthur Herbert and his wife, a watercolour painter, Mary Balfour Herbert ...  Read more

Ring of Beara

Tours & Tickets

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

Torc Waterfall

Tours & Tickets

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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