Discover the magical Iveragh Peninsula

12 Feb Discover the magical Iveragh Peninsula

This Peninsula, the biggest in Ireland, is one of the main secrets of this country. Located in the Kerry County, it is incredible if you just take a look to its mounts, valleys or even coastal views. The Kerry Ring is one of the most beautiful routes in the Irish Island. Let’s find out what to see.

Visiting Carrauntoohil, the highest mountain in Iveragh

This mountain is the highest peak of the Macgillicuddy’s Reeks mountain range with its more than 1000 metres high. If you are thinking about spending an outdoor day, getting here is not really difficult. We recommend you to plan this getaway during summer to enjoy all the possibilities this landscape can offer you.

The Kerry Ring, a dream come true

All along the Kerry County, this incredible 170 kilometres circuit is a dream come true for all type of travellers that want to enjoy the island, the Peninsula and the Irish landscapes. If you want, you can also enjoy discovering the Killarney Lakes. Take a look to the Ladies View and don’t forget to book a visit to Chaplin’s summer house: the Waterville Villa.

The Valentia Island and also the Skellig Islands

The fabulous Valentia Island is part of the Kerry Ring Promenade and it is interesting because it helps you arriving to the Geokaun Mountain, the Glanleam House or the Central Island, Valentia’s Island Heritage. The Dingle Bay is the place to find the best island views.

Skellig Islands are a really beautiful natural spot. Formed by two islands, the biggest and the little one are located about 16 kilometres far from the Iveragh Peninsula. Here you will be witness of an unforgettable secret: an ancient monastery and also some unique bird community formed by gannets and puffins considered World Heritage.

The fauna here is much more than just these birds as you will be able to see some hawks pilgrims as well as the choughs