Killarney Tourism

Visit Killarney - Best of Killarney

If a green canvas with mountains and limitless skies is your idea of a travel, then Killarney is the place for you. Immense stretches of greens embraced by stone monuments which speaks of Ireland’s rich history are sure to fool you into thinking that is all there is. But the smart traveller knows more than this! Killarney is as much a night-life hub as a green heaven!

The city has a history of early religious inhabitants. The nearby Inisfallen islands have a monastery dating back to 640 AD. The city played a significant role in the Irish War of Independence and the Headford Ambush is one prominent incident etched in its freedom struggle.

Today Killarney wears its scars proudly and has transformed its place in the 21st century by being one of the most popular tourist places in Europe! The city has a tourism history of over 500 years! One more reason to add Killarney on your bucket list.

Known for its castle, pubs, museums, beautiful narrow lanes which are filled with crafts-shops and restaurants, Killarney is a highlight on every tourist’s Ireland Map. The city is placed on the Ring of Kerry- the most popular tourist attraction in Ireland. Tourism in Ireland has taken a  different turn since the 20th century and today it offers the best of activities, attractions, history and nightlife- all amalgamated to give you one of the best experiences while visiting the county. One of the top places to visit in Ireland, Killarney is sure to make you add piles of photos to your travelling blog.

Killarney Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Killarney tips for your visit

  • The Killarney Tourist office should be the first stop at Killarney to plan your visit. They offer good guided tours, accommodation info and answer tourist queries.
  • Do carry good rain-gear as it is known to rain all year round.
  • Plan your trip in spring since it is the best time to sight see in Killarney.
  • Try to stay at the heart of the city which is the buzzing centre for all activities all year round.
  • Rent a bike or bicycle to explore the city best.
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Facts and Stats for Killarney*

  • Pollution Statistics in Killarney

    Know the pollution level of Killarney before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
  • Killarney: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Killarney for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Killarney.

    • Burglary and Theft 5 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 10 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 10 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 15 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 10 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 95 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 10 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 15 (Very Low)
  • Living in Killarney - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 91.25 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Killarney

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Killarney

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.3 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.61 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 87.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 82.54 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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