Tours of Killarney and Kerry while renting a holiday home

Tours of Killarney and Kerry while renting a holiday home

The southwest of Ireland has spectacular places of natural beauty, and Killarney is the ultimate base for touring this area.

Historically Killarney tourism goes back at least to the mid 18th century. When the then Viscount Kenmare (Lord Kenmare), began to attract visitors and new residents to the town. The date of 1747 was used in recent 250-year celebrations to honour the history of Killarney tourism. A visit by Queen Victoria in 1861 gave the town some international exposure.

Killarney benefited greatly from the coming of the railway in July 1853.

Killarney has been to the forefront of Irish Tourist for many years. The southwest of Ireland has spectacular places of natural beauty, and Killarney is the ultimate base for touring this area. The RING OF Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula play a big part in Killarneys tourism menu. For the tour bus business it is the start and finish of these scenic routes. It is a fact that it’s a holiday location for 250 years resulting in high quality accommodation to suit all budgets and holiday plans. You can be guaranteed with such tradition behind them, your welcome and their service will be professional as well as warm and friendly.

Principal Tour Options

We have listed below a number of the principal tours and outlined the traditional method of getting to the places outlined. The Killarney and South-west region offer numerous other touring options to the visitor, many of which can be tailored to suit specific requirements and indeed in most cases, constructed as you go along by simply exploring the landscape at your own pace. All can be also experienced in one’s own time and method of choice.

Jaunting Car Trips

Killarney is famous for the traditional Jaunting Car Trips of the local spots. It is a horse drawn carriage driven by a person known as a Jarvey. Jaunting Cars are available for large groups and independent travellers. Tours include The Lakes, Ross Castle, Muckross House & Gardens, Torc Waterfall and, just about anywhere in Killarney you might want to visit.

Boat Trips & Inisfallen

The lakes of Killarney are world famous beauty spots. No visit to Killarney is complete without taking a boat trip on its famous and enchanting lakes. Again the visitor has a choice of organised group boating trips in open lake boats, group & independent trips on the all-weather luxury Lake Cruisers or, in traditional rowing boats. One stop you should make is Inisfallen Island and its monastic ruins dating back to the 11th Century.

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Try Killarney for a Self Catering Stay

Try Killarney for a Self Catering Stay

Killarney has acres of wonderful open spaces to roam within easy reach of the town centre. These areas have some of the most breath taking landscapes in the world

There is no doubt Killarney in the South of Ireland is an old world tourist mega. When you arrive in the town and here the combine choruses of accents from all over the world you get the sense that this is a destination worth visiting.

It basically has style be it a five star holiday, bed & breakfast, or our spacious and private self catering accommodation it has it all.

Queen Victoria knew exactly that I am sure when she visited here and English tourists have not stopped coming here since.

Killarney has acres of wonderful open spaces to roam within easy reach of the town centre. These areas have some of the most breath taking landscapes in the world. Awesome is a word I imagine being used on a regular basis.

Because for many years it has marketed itself as a premier tourist destination it has assembled an ongoing list of attractions and events to persuade the visitor to return over and over again. Events like the Killarney International Rally of the Lakes May 2014. The legendary Killarney Races / Spring Festival – mid-May sees three days of horse racing amid the surrounding mountains and lakes, featuring both flat racing and a steeplechase course.

Another world recognized event the nearby Listowel Writers week 28th of May to the 1st June.

Killarney Summerfest – mid-July to early August, perhaps the most exciting event of the year after St. Patrick’s Day, the highly enjoyable Summerfest has street entertainment, live music, theatre and fun for all the family. Many of the attractions are centred around the Fitzgerald Stadium, while the ‘Summer Laughs’ comedy programme showcases local talent at venues in the town centre.

Dara O’Briain “Crowd Tickler” Dara O’Briain is back to the INEC Killarney with his brand new show ‘Crowd Tickler’ for 2 dates November

At INEC also NathanCarter New Years Eve Wednesday, December 31st 2014

INEC The High Kings Saturday, August 30th 2014

Of course from our view point at www.goholidaylets.com you should always choose the self catering option. Not to say the others are not of a high standard far from it. But for space privatise and value your own rented accommodation cannot be surpassed. By all means if you want to eat out pick and choose the best of the local eateries.

Visit Killarney you will not be disappointed.

 

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