The Dingle Peninsula is the northernmost of the major peninsulas in County Kerry. It ends beyond the town of Dingle at Dunmore Head, the westernmost point of Ireland and arguably Europe.
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Majestic, picturesque and exotic, discover the Dingle Peninsula. Located on the westernmost tip of Ireland and bordering the Atlantic Ocean, the peninsula is made up of a mountain range called Sliabh Mish.
The peninsula hides many magical gems that you will not be disappointed to discover.
Let the waves of the ocean carry you away and go on a maritime excursion. You will have the opportunity to pass by picturesque caves or the Blasket Islands, a magnificent archipelago bordering the peninsula.
If you are lucky, you will be able to see a dolphin!
You will be totally immersed in nature.
Also, if you're looking for authentic wilderness beaches with vibrant colours, stop off at Coumeenoole Beach for a breath of fresh air. Its turquoise water, rocks and fine sand are postcard perfect. You can go for a walk, have a picnic and even take a swim if you're not too sensitive to cool waters.
Don't pass Brandon Mountain by without stopping! It is one of the highest peaks on the peninsula. If you like a challenge, go for an impressive hike and climb the mountain. Once you reach the top, you won't be disappointed: the summit of the mountain offers an impressive and magical view.
Finally, how can you get to the peninsula without visiting the town of Dingle? The charming little town is mainly based on tourism and fishing. While walking around, don't miss Murphy's and taste one of the best ice creams in Ireland. You can also enjoy the charm of the local shops and the sweet smells of the traditional Irish restaurants.
The Dingle Peninsula is home to a wide variety of landscapes, all of which are enchanting. The activities are equally diverse and will ensure that you have one of the best holidays you will ever have.
It is possible to get to the Dingle Peninsula by bus from anywhere in Ireland. If you are travelling by train, it is best to exit at Tralee station, a town at the entrance to the peninsula. The car is still the most convenient way to get around.
If you arrive in Ireland by plane, make sure you land at Kerry Airport, which is the closest to the Dingle Peninsula (43km). From there you can take the bus or car.
It all depends on what you want to see on the Dingle Peninsula, but if you want to see as much as possible, 4 or 5 days is best.
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Waterville, historically known as Coirean, is a village in County Kerry, Ireland, on the Iveragh Peninsula. The town is sited on a narrow isthmus, with Lough Currane on the east side of the town, and Ballinskelligs Bay on the west, and the Currane River connecting the two.