Beara Way (8 Days & 7 Nights)

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8 Days & 7 Nights
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Beara Way (8 Days & 7 Nights)

  • Walk the Beara Way, one of Ireland’s best-kept secrets
  • Explore the colourful fishing village of Eyeries
  • A mix of coastal and mountain walking with views over the Skellig Islands
  • Sample traditional Irish music and a pint of Guinness in Kenmare
  • Catch a glimpse of whales and dolphins feeding in the bays
Walk the Beara Way, a dramatic peninsula located in Ireland's south west corner and one of the country's best-kept secrets. With ever-changing views over the sea and the mountains that run along its entire length as it juts out into the Atlantic, this fascinating part of Ireland lies at the entrance to the magnificent Bantry Bay. Walk through colourful fishing villages, such as Eyeries and Castletownbere and on the island of Bere. Pass Bronze Age standing stone circles and see views over the famed Skellig Islands and glimpse a whale or dolphin as you walk on coastal paths. More reasons to enjoy this wonderful hiking adventure includes the warmth of the local people, the cosy B&B’s and the obligatory pint of Guinness to refresh you after every walk.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Glengarriff Day 2 Transfer to Adrigole, walk to Glengariff 12 miles / 20 km Day 3 Transfer to Adrigole, walk to Castletownbere 14 miles / 22.5 km Day 4 Free time on Bere Island Day 5 Walk from Castletownbere to Eyeries 9 miles / 14 km Day 6 Walk from Eyeries to Lauragh via Ardgroom 16 miles / 26 km Day 7 Walk from Lauragh to Kenmare 15 miles / 24.5 km Day 8 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 15kg per person per day, meaning it’s one of our greenest trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 15kg is equivalent to 88.5 candy bars.

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.

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We use independent suppliers to support communities along our routes, as well as work with organizations to help maintain & restore paths.
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