Killarney Tourism

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

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

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
  • How safe is Killarney for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Killarney.

    • Burglary and Theft 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 95.83 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Safety Index 92.4 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 93.25 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 13.79 (Very 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.

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.27 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.33 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.62 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 86.09 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 80.35 USD

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