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Southwest Ireland

The southwest of Ireland is a mix of inlets, coves and peninsulas; making this the perfect place for walks along the clifftops or jaunts above the gorgeous beaches below. On this tour you learn about Ireland in the best way possible: with your knowledgeable local guide at your side and through direct immersion. You will traverse quiet country lanes and follow centuries-old footpaths.

Itinerary option

Day 1: Arrival day

Arrive in Ireland and transfer to Kenmare.

Day 2: Beara Peninsula

Visit the Beara Peninsula, one of western Cork’s most outlying areas, and certainly its most dazzling. You will begin your walk at Eyeries.

Day 3: Hike the Ring of Kerry

Traveling to Derrynane, our walk begins in a historic national park and follows along the ruggedly idyllic Derrynane beach.

Day 4: Gleninchaquin Nature Park

Hike through secluded moorlands, meadows that could define the color “green”, and take in the beautiful views of the Kenmare River.

Day 5: Sheep’s Head Peninsula

Walk the loop road which skirts the sea; then return for y a cup of tea and an Irish scone.

Day 6: Garnish Island

Travel to the botanic paradise of Garnish Island and enjoy a full day excursion to its famed formal gardens.

Day 7: Transfer to Shannon

Explore the pastoral landscapes of Killarney National Park and transfer to Shannon.

Day 8: Departure day

Transfer to the airport.

Important Information

Best time of travel

April to October

Ideal duration of stay

7 to 9 days

Activity level

easy to moderate

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