Private Tour: Dingle Peninsula starting in (from) KILLARNEY

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  • Audio Guide
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  • Day Trip
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  • Private Tour
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Private tour with a passenger vehicle and experienced guide.The "Slea Head Drive" is a spectacular scenic route on the Dingle Peninsula in South-West Ireland. A private tour is the perfect way to enjoy it. You can be fully in charge of the itinerary . Where do we stop for pictures? Stop here for lunch? It is up to you to decide. The tour includes sights and attractions that you cannot reach on a coach tour, for example the Connor Pass.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Peter Stanley tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Dingle Crystal

Dingle Crystal work shop is a little family place run by Master Sean with his sons. We can see there how masterpieces are appearing in an Artists hands. We can admire many of those items in the workshop and even order some of them for the collection.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Fahan BeeHive Huts

The place which witnessed developing first civilisation at Dingle Peninsula. Huts looking like large beehives , built with rocks with no mortar.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cross at Slea Head

Cross at Slea Head. The most western tip of Dingle Peninsula. Stunning view at the Atlantic Ocean and Blasket Islands. That is the point where we may have a chance to see dolphins or even whales.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Blasket Centre and Great Blasket Island

Great audio visual presentation focused at local places. Blasket Islands, Skellig Islands and local history. Cafe shop, restaurant and toilet facility.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gallarus Oratory

Galarus Oratory is a beehive hut from 6th century. Is actually first Christian Church, Monastic side in Ireland. Galarus is an amazing example of high level of engineering from ancient times. Building like chapel is built with perfectly matching rocks without mortar. All rocks are at certain angle not allowing any water to run through. Inside is always dry even during heavy rains. This is history of keltic engineers not to be seen anywhere else.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kilmalkedar Church

Kilmalkedar is associated with Saint Brendan the Navigator. second Bishop of Ireland after Saint Patrick. Also with localy known Saint Maolcethair (Malkedar) who died in 636. Building which still stands there till now dates from 12th century. For 900 years old is in perfect state. Graveyard around is also ancient with real keltic stone sundial (still ticking)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Conor Pass

Lets see stunning view from 1200 feet above the sea, being very close to it. Castlegregory Village and North Atlantic on one side and Charming Dingle town and Dingle bay behind.

Duration: 30 minutes
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