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.
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.
The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Killarney
Save 5%Full-Day Tour of the Dingle Peninsula, Slea Head, and Inch Beach
6 Hrs 30 Mins52 Reviews
Save 8%4-Day South West Ireland Tour from Dublin
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Save 5%The Ring of Kerry Day Trip including Killarney Lakes and National Park
6 Hrs 30 Mins322 Reviews
Save 7%Ring of Kerry Day Tour from Cork: Including Killarney National Park
11 Hrs37 Reviews
Save 5%Full-Day Ring of Kerry Tour from Killarney
7 Hrs29 Reviews