Killarney and the Ring of Kerry
Visit Ireland’s Beautiful Killarney
Killarney is Ireland’s oldest and still most popular tourist destination, a bustling town full of character and activity, in an area home to many attractions, from the rugged grandeur of The MacGillycuddy’s Reeks Mountain Range, to the historic castles, stately homes and ancient woodlands of Killarney National Park.
April - October 2019/2020
Suggested itinerary by coach or air
Depart the UK
Travel to Ireland by coach and ferry or fly from your local airport to Cork.
Ring of Kerry
Today, enjoy a day excursion to the famous ‘Ring of Kerry’ with a specialist guide. Travel from Killarney to Killorgin, Glenbeigh and Caherciveen, Waterville and Sneem, finishing at the colourful fishing town of Kenmare before travelling back to Killarney. Along the way you will experience the captivating beauty and breathtaking scenery that makes up this unmissable area of Ireland.
Killarney, Jaunting Car trip and Muckross House
Enjoy a morning at leisure in Killarney. In the afternoon, take a jaunting car to Muckross House and Gardens. The jewel of Killarney National Park, Muckross House and Gardens is a must-see. Features of Muckross Gardens include a fine collection of Rhododendrons, a Sunken Garden, a Rock Garden and a Stream Garden.
Tralee and the Dingle Peninsula
On this day we suggest you visit Tralee – here the Kerry Museum is a must-see, then continue onto the rugged and windswept Dingle Peninsula, whose western tip is the most westerly point in the whole of Ireland. Take in the varied and striking scenery, see the Dingle lighthouse, visit the West Kerry Museum or take a boat trip out to spot Fungi, Dingle’s resident dolphin!
(Coach hire available at a supplemented price)
Return to the UK
After breakfast say fond farewells to Ireland and commence your journey home by coach and ferry. Alternatively fly from Cork airport.
Suggested hotel – Inspected by Greatdays staff in October 2018
Eviston House Hotel ***
Located in the heart of Killarney, this family run hotel boasts a convenient location and the atmospheric Danny Mann pub on site. Bedrooms are spacious with tea & coffee facilities, power showers and also offer free wifi. There is also a small fitness suite available for guests to use. Hotel has a lift but no onsite coach parking – local coach parking available at a small charge. For a small supplement enjoy an Irish themed menu and entertainment in the Danny Mann pub, ask us for further information!
Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney ***
Eviston House Hotel
|April – October 2019||4 or 5 days|
|14th October x 4 nights||from £292.00 per person|
|20th October x 3 nights||from £236.00 per person|
|April – October 2020||5 days|
|5th May x 4 nights||from £352.00 per person|
|5th October x 4 nights||from £352.00 per person|
* Price includes return ferry – Holyhead – Dublin
Flight price on request.