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Walk Northern Ireland's incredible Causeway Coast on this short break. En route, you can view the Giant’s Causeway, more than 60 million years old and a curious landscape of over 40,000 black basalt ...
“Your feet will bring you to where your heart is.” – Irish saying
Into the mountains on a clear day
Make sure that Irelands highest summit Carrauntoohil at 1,039m (3,404ft) in the MacGillycuddys Reeks Mountains in the County Kerry, is on your to-do list.
The temperate climate makes Ireland a perfect year-round walking destination for adventure tourists. If the weather is poor, don’t be afraid to cancel your hike and do another walk, maybe a low-level walk – it would be a shame to miss the incredible view due to clouds hanging over the valley. In any case, always remember that there is no such thing as bad weather, just unsuitable clothing. Pack a layer of rain clothing, and you are good to go.
Peninsulas galore: places between land and sea
- Dingle Peninsula: Dunmore Head, at the very tip of the peninsula, marks Ireland westernmost point. Off the shore lay the Blasket Islands, a hikers’ and walkers’ paradise. It’s just a short ferry ride away, ideal for a quick day trip! In addition to its spectacular views of the typical Irish landscape, Dingle scores with its historical buildings like Gallarus Oratory and Wedge Tombs.
- Iveragh Peninsula: Located in the south of Ireland, it is the largest peninsula of the island and home to the highest point in Ireland, the Carrauntoohil. Shaped by glaciers and volcanos, the Iveragh Peninsula is fantastic for adventures. Walkers and hikers can expect a rugged landscape of high geological importance.
- Sheep’s Head Peninsula: Far off the beaten tracks, Sheep’s Head welcomes anyone looking for a relaxing adventure in the wild landscape of Ireland. Offering an unforgettable hiking experience, the 58-mile-long Sheep’s Head Way with a mild climate and flourishing nature is a fantastic way to explore the area on foot.
- Clew Bay: opposed to the land stretching into the sea, Clew Bay is one of the most amazing places where the water flows into the country. Along the bay and around one of the 117 Drumlins guide some fantastic walks and hikes suitable for all kinds of experience levels.
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