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The Kerry Way - 12 Days & 11 Nights

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12 Days & 11 Nights
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The Kerry Way - 12 Days & 11 Nights

  • Walking Kerry’s historic trails amongst the highest peaks in the Emerald Isle
  • Soak up the atmosphere of County Kerry’s market villages and towns
  • Lively Irish music and the ‘craic’ of authentic old-world pubs
  • The 2000 year old Staigue Fort is one of Ireland’s best examples of a ring fort
  • Majestic views of the Lakes of Killarney from the grounds of Muckross House
Experience the raw, unspoilt beauty of Ireland on the enchanting Kerry Way; a 210km Irish national walking trail which also takes in the highlights of the famed Ring of Kerry route. Walk through rolling landscapes punctuated by lonely valleys, dramatic Atlantic coastlines, peaceful lakes, charming villages and historic features. Although County Kerry is home to the highest mountains in Ireland, the Kerry Way is largely a lower-level inland route. Discover remote glens such as the Black Valley, and follow old green roads and historic tracks that have been travelled for hundreds of years. Steeped in ancient history, the Kerry Way takes you past Iron Age forts, Ogham stones and old monasteries. This classic national trail is a must for anyone who wishes to discover the real flavour of Ireland.


Day 1 Arrive Killarney Day 2 Killarney to Black Valley 14 miles / 23 km Day 3 Black Valley to Glencar 13 miles / 21 km Day 4 Glencar to Glenbeigh 8 miles / 13.5 km Day 5 Glenbeigh to Cahersiveen 18 miles / 29 km Day 6 Transfer to Foilmore. Walk to Waterville 14 miles / 22.5 km Day 7 Waterville to Caherdaniel 9.5 miles / 15.5 km Day 8 Caherdaniel to Sneem 10.5 miles / 17 km Day 9 Transfer to Blackwater Bridge. Walk to Sneem 8 miles / 13.5 km Day 10 Transfer to Blackwater Bridge. Walk to Kenmare 11 miles / 17.5 km Day 11 Kenmare to Killarney 15.5 miles / 25 km Day 12 Onward Travel

This trip has a carbon score of 11kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 11kg is equivalent to 2 Neapolitan margherita pizzas. Buon appetito!. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information about how we've carbon counted our trips.


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