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In August, however, there's an explosion of time-honoured ceremonies at the famous pagan festival, the Puck Fair (a statue of King Puck – a goat – stands on the north side of the river). Author Blake Morrison documents his mother's childhood here in Things My Mother Never Told Me.


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$45.17 Day Trips & Excursions

Ring of Kerry Full-Day Guided Tour from Cork

KillarneyRegularly voted the most beautiful town in Ireland, Killarney is the gateway to both Ring of Kerry and Dingle Peninsula. Nestled in the valley beneath Ireland's highest mountain range, and surrounded by lakes Killarney boasts some of the most beautiful scenery in Ireland. Lined with lovely shops, pubs and traditional arts and crafts stores, this true gem is a must see for every traveler who visits our motherland.KillorglinPass through Killorglin, the home of the ancient Celtic festival Puck Fair. Dating back to 1613., this is one of the oldest festivals in the world where a goat is crowned king of the village and placed on a pedestal for 3 day in August each year. People come from far and wide to pay homage to the king goat and enjoy the festivities of street stalls, music, and much more. This section of the tour takes you along part of the famous "Ring of Kerry" driving route.Dingle BayEnjoy a scenic drive along some parts of the famous Dingle Peninsula. We stop for photos en route with amazing views of Dingle Bay, Skellig rocks, Inch beach. . This ideal setting is perfect for panoramic photographs admits the Wild Atlantic Way.WatervillePicturesque little village overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay with its own beautiful beach, famed by the Skellig Rocks with their early Christian monastery. A regular visitor, Charlie Chaplin loved Waterville and hence the statue in his honor, unveiled in 1998. It is also home to one of Ireland's finest golf clubs and most famed footballer Mick O'Dwyer and Mick O'Connell.SneemStop in the charming village of Sneem. This is one of Ireland's most colorful and charming villages. With two squares and a beautiful bridge in the middle of the village, this is where the River Sneem meets the currents of Kenmare Bay. It was also the regular holiday choice or Charles de Gaulle.Killarney National ParkOne of the most beautiful and admired national parks in the world, Killarney national park was the first of its kind established in Ireland in 1932. With magnificent views of the Lakes of Killarney and Black Valley, the park gives you an opportunity to enjoy a walk in this amazing landscape and spend time strolling along the lakes.Torc WaterfallTorc Waterfall is a 18m high waterfall which cascades through the wooded Friers Glenn. Take a stop at this magnificent natural site of beauty. Enjoy a short walk , and maybe even see the red deer which are well known inhabitants of the Killarney national park . The waterfall has a public hiking path that stretches to the top of Torc Mountain.Return to CorkRelax as the tour makes its way over the Cork and Kerry mountains back to the rebel city at approx 7 pm after a fun-filled, inspired and most memorable day at the Ring of Kerry.

$28.96 Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Ring of Kerry Tour from Killarney

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Ring of KerryFull day sight seeing tour Duration: 7 hoursStop At: Ladies' ViewLadies ViewDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Wild Kerry Day Tour with O'Connor AutotoursFull day sightseeing tourDuration: 7 hoursStop At: Moll's GapAvoca Handweavers Duration: 30 minutes

$364.86 Private & Custom Tours

Ring of Kerry Private Tour from Killarney

The Itinerary:Following a pick up from your accommodation, on route we will visit Killorglin which is home of the semi-pagan festival; Puck Fair.  From Killorglin, the tour will include the following scenic areas of interest:The Bog Village Museum The Bog Museum is located close to Glenbeigh. This museum gives a fascinating insight into how people lived and worked in Ireland in the 18th Century. The village is the only one of its kind in Europe and is one of Kerry's leading tourist attractions. Whilst in Glenbeigh, we shall also visit its glorious sandy beach. CahersiveenFollowing the N70 road we will stop at Cahersiveen, the birthplace of Daniel O'Connell, who was a political leader in the first half of the 19th century and was often referred to as the Liberator or Emancipator.Valentia IslandFrom Cahersiveen, the tour continues to Valentia Island. It is a picture-postcard island situated off the South West coast of Kerry and is of great beauty and contrast. It is joined to the mainland by bridge via the Portmagee Channel. Valentia was the eastern terminus of the first commercially viable transatlantic telegraph cable. Transatlantic telegraph cables operated from Valentia Island for one hundred years. In Port Magee, we shall stop for lunch. After lunch, the next part of the tour includes a visit to the Kerry Cliffs.The Kerry CliffsThe Kerry Cliffs is a family run tourist attraction in Portmagee. The cliffs have been a viewing point for generations and are widely accepted as the most spectacular cliffs in Kerry. They stand over 1000ft above the wild Atlantic and were formed 400 million years ago.  From the Kerry Cliffs, the tour continues to Ballinskelligs and Skelligs Chocolate. Skelligs ChocolateSkelligs Chocolate is a family business based in St. Finians’s Bay overlooking the magnificent Skelligs Rocks. It welcomes visitors to come to its open plan factory and see the chocolates being created, while tasting the freshly made delights.  Following on from Ballinskelligs, we visit Waterville, Caherdaniel, Sneem and Kenmare.KenmareKenmare is cradled in the heart of Kenmare Bay. The town is noted for its food and pubs. Along the N71 we will see breath-taking Ladies View,and we will have an opportunity to visit another spectacular marvel known as Torc Waterfall. It is a stunning heavy waterfall with amazing views. Your tour concludes in Killarney whereby you will be taken back to your accommodation.

$45.17 Day Trips & Excursions

Ring of Kerry from Limerick Including Torc Waterfall Day Tour

The tour begins passing through Killorglin, the home of the ancient Celtic festival. This is one of the oldest festivals in the world, where a goat is crowned king of the village. The tour continues on along to Dingle Bay where you will have the chance to enjoy spectacular views. Visit the famous Inch beach and possibly even the Blasket Islands.After visiting the Dingle Peninsula, the tour will continue to the picturesque village of Waterville, which overlooks Ballinskelligs bay, made famous by the Skellig Rocks' early Christian monastery. Charlie Chaplin loved Waterville so much that he was such a regular visitor and Waterville unveiled a statue in his honor in 1998. After Waterville, you will visit the charming and colorful village of Sneem. With two squares and a beautiful bridge in the middle of the village, Sneem village is where the River Sneem meets the currents of Kenmare bay.After Sneem village, the tour will visit one of the most famous National Parks in the world, Killarney National Park, where you will enjoy magnificent views of the Lakes of Killarney and Black Valley from the stops at Molls Gap and Ladies View (Leprechaun Crossing).The tour will conclude with a visit to the famous Torc waterfall, an 59-foot high waterfall which cascades through the wooded Friers Glenn. A the end of the tour, you will make your way back to Limerick.

$309.26 Day Trips & Excursions

Ring of Kerry and Skellig Ring historical and archaeological day trip

Your day trip begins with a 9.30am collection from your accomadation. You will firstly visit Ross Castle thought to have been built in the 15th century.Travelling westward, passing through Killorglin and Glenbeigh where we link up with The Wild Atlantic Way which offers breath taking views of the Kerry coastline. You will stop off to visit Cahergall Stone Circle (500BC), followed by a ferry trip to Valentia Island, capturing the magic of the Kerry coastline, with over views of Cromwells Point Lighthouse and views of the Dingle Peninsula. You will stop at the small fishing village of Portmagee where you will have lunch followed by a trip to the 300m high Kerry Cliff's. You will have an opportunity to dip your toe in the Atlantic Ocean at the beautiful St. Finian's Bay in Ballinskelligs, followed by a visit to Skellig chocolate where you can spoil yourself with free tasting samples of this world famous chocolate. Travelling through Caherdaniel and Castlecove you arrive at the award winning village of Sneem where you can spend time visiting the quaint little shops. Leaving colourful Sneem you will enter Killarney's National Park through Moll's Gap, you will stop off at Ladies View made famous by Queen Victoria's visit in 1861. You will also visit Torc Waterfall. After the completion of your tour, enjoy the stress free drop off to your accomadation

$54.05 Tours & Sightseeing

Full Day tour of The Skellig Michael Ring Drive

Voted in the top 10 regions of the world to Visit by lonely Planets Guide, This is a small group tour going deep on the beat an track of the south west of Kerry to have the experience of a lifetime and see spectacular scenery all along the Wild Atlantic Way. We will travel from Killarney and we get the opportunity to stop where Brendan Ferris holds his amazing sheepdog displays(Entrance charge not included) showing everyone how the farmers use the sheepdog to round up the sheep on the mountains and move them in large groups, We continue to Valentia Island and travel high to see the entire Island,We stop in the small village of Portmagee where everyone can have lunch and we will travel to see the Kerry Cliffs (Entrance charge Not Included) Also we travel along the Skellig Ring where we stop near St Finian's Bay and the Skellig Chocolate factory, from here we make our return to Killarney stopping off in the quaint town of Killorglin home of the Puck Fair festival from here we return to Killarney