EXPERIENCE THE BEAUTY OF KERRY ON A
PRIVATE CHAUFFEURED TOUR
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Discounts available for combined stay and tour
Situated in the south-western corner of Ireland, with its three famous lakes reflecting the ever changing skies above the great mountain ranges, Killarney has been the inspiration of poets and painters for many centuries. Leave the stress of driving behind you and avail of one of the many tours on offer here at Killarney Private Tours. Your vacation is your special time to relax and enjoy yourself so choose one of our tour options as an exciting and interesting alternative. We offer you complete comfort, safety and reliability in our brand new air conditioned Executive class Mercedes 220. Danny, your guide and chauffeur is a fully certified with an excellent knowledge of the area and almost twenty years experience in the tourist industry which will enhance your enjoyment of this beautiful part of Ireland. Combine your stay with a guided sightseeing tour – there are many options to choose from and you can avail of discounts for a combined stay and tour.
. “Two roads diverged in a wood and sorry I could not travel both – I took the one less travelled and that’s what made all the difference”. Robert Frost.
We offer a luxurious experience in our Executive Class Mercedes Sedan for one to four persons. Be conveyed in style, safety and comfort as you experience the breathtaking beauty and magnificent scenery in the Kingdom of Kerry. Spectacular guided tours in privacy and comfort are available from Killarney Private Tours in county Kerry, the most scenic region in Ireland. The fair kingdom of Kerry is nestled around the lakes of Killarney and Carrauntoohil the tallest mountain in Ireland and straddled by the rugged coastlines of the Atlantic ocean. The tours can be tailored to your specific needs.
Our tours take up to four people : We can also arrange Tours for larger groups;
- The Ring of Kerry (full day)The Ring of Kerry is a mystical Celtic trail that flows through some of the most dramatic scenery on Ireland’s largest peninsula, Iveragh. Mesmerizing panoramas skillfully shaped by the elegant hand of nature await your eyes.
- The Highlights of Killarney (full day) Full day sightseeing tour of the Killarney Area taking in Aghadoe and Muckross Abbey; Muckross House and Gardens; Beautiful views of the Lakes of Killarney; Ross Castle; Torc Waterfall and Ladies View and Gap of Dunloe.
- The Dingle Peninsula (full day)“An enchanting day out taking you from modern Ireland back a thousand years. Through rolling mountains and sheer coastal cliffs; to spectacular vistas of long deserted Islands. Explore ancient monastic sites and browse the vibrant streets of Dingle, one of Ireland few remaining Gaeltacht towns (Irish speaking). This is one journey your sure to remember”
- West Cork – Ring of Beara (full day)
The landscape of Beara is dominated by the Caha Mountain range which runs down the middle of the peninsula. The Beara Tour takes you over The Healy Pass, a windy mountain road 334 metres above sea level that passes between two of the highest peaks of the Caha range. The views from the Healy Pass are just amazing!
You will also travel along narrow coastal roads that follow the Wild Atlantic Way, with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and Kenmare Bay. The wild seascapes will take your breath away.
The peninsula has a large concentration of historical and archaeological sites; stone circles, old copper mines, the ruins of Dunboy Castle, and Ireland’s largest Ogham Stone.
Explore the Traditional colourful villages of Allihies and Eyeries, overlooking the Atlantic. Visit the largest whitefish port of Ireland in Castletownbere. Take a stoll along the pier to watch the local fishing fleet bring in their fresh catches, and perhaps sample some of the fresh fish in one of the local pubs or restaurants.
- Blarney Castle & Cork City (full day) Drive to Blarney Castle. Built in 1446, the castle includes the famous Blarney Stone – the stone of eloquence — located at the top of the tower. You’ll have a chance to kiss the stone; legend has it that you’ll never again be at a loss for words! Spend time exploring the lovely grounds and gardens, and enjoy lunch at the Blarney Wollen Mills. Onwards on your trip to Cork. Upon arrival, enjoy a short city tour as your guide points out places of interest, including a stop at the English Market – Ireland’s most popular covered food market.
- Adare Village, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park (full day)
When you visit Bunratty Folk Park you experience a living reconstruction of the homes and environment of Ireland of over a century ago. Set on 26 acres, the impressive park features over 30 buildings in a ‘living’ village and rural setting.
Rural farmhouses, village shops and streets are recreated and furnished as they would have appeared at that time according to their social standing, from the poorest one roomed dwelling to Bunratty House a fine example of a Georgian residence for the gentry built 1804 home of the Studdarts, the last family to occupy Bunratty Castle.
Bunratty Folk Park contains examples of many houses and other buildings, which provide a rich store of information and insight into the country’s past. Eight farmhouses represent every area of North Munster. These exhibits are exact copies of buildings that existed in the region in the 19th century, and have been furnished and decorated in the style of that time. Set on 26 acres the impressive Park features over 30 buildings in a ‘living village’ setting.
There are eight farmhouses representing every area of North Munster, two watermills, a blacksmith’s forge, a church, a recently restored walled garden, a village street complete with pub, post office, school, doctor’s house, hardware shop, printers, drapery shop, pawn shop, and village hotel. Traditional skills of the period are put to everyday use in the settings in which they were nurtured. On your visit, you can see crafts such as bread baking, weaving, ice cream and pottery making.
Another very interesting feature at the park is the formal Bunratty Walled Gardens, modelled on the original Regency period garden which supplied fruit, vegetables and flowers to Bunratty House built in 1804 (and now furnished in typical Victorian style). To round off a truly memorable visit drop in to the fully licensed, old world Mac’s pub on the village street, which is renowned for its delicious home-cooked food.
- Adare Village
most visitors come to Adare to see the pretty thatched cottages along the main road
Adare’s parish church is one of the oldest monastic churches. Previously, there were three monasteries and one of them is now being used as the parish church.
Or you can choose A Tour With a Difference which will bring you to the unseen treasures of Co. Kerry where you can just sit back and allow Danny to guide you to destinations which have been largely undiscovered and off the beaten track.
Collections and drop off available to & from any airport/transport terminal such as Cork, Shannon and Dublin.