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Why Visit Killarney, Ireland

The lovely town of Killarney is a must-visit while in Ireland. Located by the postcard-like Killarney lakes, it is also a part of the Ring of Kerry scenic drive, making it a popular destination among tourists in the area.

The town itself provides authentic architectural heritage and charming sites, such as the 19th-century Muckross House, located by Killarney National Park. The Victorian Mansion maintains most of its original interior to this day, making it one of the most visited places on Killarney tour. Enjoy the museum exhibiting all that's elegant, from furniture and paintings to kitchen utensils and books.

Another significant stop on the Killarney itinerary it the Gap of Dunloe, making its way in between the Purple Mountain and MacGillycuddy Reeks. Providing some picture-perfect sceneries, there are numerous ways to travel along the mountain pass, such as walking, cycling, or even taking a boat trip along the River Loe. Whichever you choose, it is surely going to be a memorable jaunt. 

Don't miss the chance to explore one of the most historically significant landmarks in the area, the Ogham Stones. Situated nearby the Gap of Dunloe, it features writings in Ogham, which is actually the earliest form of Irish writing. 

Don't miss the chance to explore the Ross Castle and the ruins of the Muckross Friary while on Killarney tour as well. And as for some spectacular nature retreats in the area include the Torc Waterfall and the viewpoint called Ladies View to the itinerary as well.

Best Things to Do in Killarney, Ireland

  • Explore the Muckross House Gardens
  • Visit the Ross Castle in Killarney
  • Stop by the remnants of the Muckross Friary
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