The Dingle Peninsula is one of the most breathtaking areas of Ireland. Join us on a full day tour travelling to the Dingle Peninsula, where we will take a circular drive around this breathtaking coastal landscape.
The Dingle Peninsula has amazing mountain scenery and unusual antiquities to see as you travel around this spectacular peninsula. You will stop at the famed Inch beach, one of the most famous beaches in Ireland, which is a site of outstanding natural beauty.
Then to the most westerly drive in Europe known as the Slea Head drive. Marvel at the Atlantic Coast as you travel on this spectacular road which hugs the western shoreline. Enjoy great views of the Blasket Islands and maybe even see the "Sleeping Giant Island."
You will also stop in Dingle town. This is one of the most picturesque fishing towns in Ireland, and is also famed for Fungi the dolphin who has been a local for almost 30 years. Dingle town is the heart and soul of the Peninsula. Today is attracts visitors, including artists and musicians, from all over the world.
- Arthur's Quay, Arthur's Quay Park
- Dublin Road (near UL Campus) "Singland Motors Circle K". Walk from the Campus Flagpoles to Dublin Road, at the main roundabout you will see Singland Motors Circle K to your right on opposite side of Dublin Road.
- Adare Heritage Centre - Ring of Kerry & Dingle Tour Only. Meet at reception in the Heritage Centre.
We leave Limerick City behind and travel via the charming village of Adare down through the mountains to County Kerry.
Regularly 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.
Inch Beach is one of the most famous beaches in Ireland, and stretches for 3 miles facing the Atlantic ocean and is renowned as a surfing and fishing location. Its golden sands became well known on the big screen as it has featured in many movies, most notably Ryan's Daughter and Playboy of Western World which was entirely filmed along its shoreline.
Slea Head drive is considered by many photographic magazines as the most beautiful peninsula in the world, and was recently voted the number one area for dramatic shots. The road winds around through Gaelic speaking Corca Dhuibhne beginning at Ventry beach passing by the 4000 year old beehive huts and onwards to Dunquin with amazing views of the great Blasket Island and the Sleeping Giant. The peninsula has fabulous beaches in Coonenoole and Clogherhead where the film Far and Away was shot. We drive through the beautiful village of Ballyferriter.
Following a chance to grab refreshments, we make our way back to Limerick, arriving at approximately 7.30pm depending on traffic, after a fun day on the Dingle Penninsula.