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Killarney Highlights

Famous for its spectacular lakeland and majestic mountain ranges, Killarney holds a treasure-trove of enchanting forest trails, magnificent historic sites and an abundance of outdoor adventures, all just waiting to be explored.

Here are some of our favourite places to visit while in Killarney and some of which we invite you to explore with us on Killarney Jaunting Cars – we hope you enjoy!


Gap of Dunloe Gap of Dunloe

Gap of Dunloe

One of Kerry’s most popular tourist destinations, the Gap of Dunloe is one Killarney highlight that you will not want to miss. Formed twenty-five thousand years ago during Ireland’s last ice age, this glacial u-shaped valley which stretches 11 kil ...

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Muckross Traditional Farms Muckross Traditional Farms

Muckross Traditional Farms

The Muckross Traditional Farms are located on the Muckross Estate and offer an authentic outdoor interpretation of rural life in Kerry in the 1930’s and 40’s. Set on a real life farm, the experience invites visitors to discover what life was like ...

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Killarney House & Gardens Killarney House & Gardens

Killarney House & Gardens

Situated amidst the cosmopolitan landscape of Killarney Town centre lies an oasis of calm in the form of the Killarney House and Gardens. The residence, which dates back to the 18th century was the former home of the McShain Family and the Earls o ...

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St. Mary’s Cathedral St. Mary’s Cathedral

St. Mary’s Cathedral

Towering over Killarney Town, the medieval St. Mary’s Cathedral is one of Killarney’s oldest and most treasured pieces of architecture. Dating back to the 1840’s, the Cathedral, which was originally designed by famous English Architect, Agustus We ...

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Copper Mines Copper Mines

Copper Mines

Famous for its tranquil beauty, it is difficult to imagine that the Lakes of Killarney were once the setting for mining enterprises at various times over the past four thousand years. Mined for copper, iron, and possibly lead and silver, these metal ...

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Torc Waterfall Torc Waterfall

Torc Waterfall

Situated approximately 7 kilometres from Killarney Town and close to Muckross House on the N71, Torc Waterwall with its enchanting cascades and stunning views is a must visit destination when in Killarney. As well as being a mystical site to behold, ...

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Innisfallen Island Innisfallen Island

Innisfallen Island

Some of the most impressive archaeological remains in Killarney date from early Christian times, and the most important of these is the ancient Monastery found on Innisfallen Island in Lough Léin. This Monastery was founded in the 7th century by St. ...

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Muckross House & Gardens Muckross House & Gardens

Muckross House & Gardens

A visit to Killarney, or indeed Kerry, is not complete without a visit to the world renowned Muckross House & Gardens. One of Ireland’s most popular visitor attractions, Muckross House is a magnificent Victorian mansion and one of the count ...

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Ross Castle Ross Castle

Ross Castle

Just a short 15-minute walk from Killarney Town, the stone fortress of Ross Castle sits majestically on the edge of Killarney’s Lower Lake. The ancient stronghold was built by the O’Donoghue Mór Clan in the 15th century and was believed t ...

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Ladies View Ladies View

Ladies View

Ladies View, about 12 miles from Killarney on the N71 towards Kenmare, is a scenic hotspot where you can catch the best views of the Lakes of Killarney, Derrycunnihy Oak Woods, the Eagles Nest and Torc Mountain as well as the Gap of Dunloe and the Ma ...

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