Gaelic chieftains and their castles evoke the history of Ireland. You will step back in time to the 15th Century Ross Castle, fortress of the local chieftain O Donoghue Mor.
Enjoy Irish tradition at its best, purest form - come on board a Killarney Jaunting Car and take a unique tour around this place that brings back so many memories. Visit some of Killarneys many beautiful, worth-seeing spots. While on tour, your eye is drawn to the majestic, historic high spire of St Marys Cathedral. This tour through history, legend & folklore rambles its way along Killarney National Park and Deer Parks.
As you travel through the park, you will see the home ground of the Red Deer, Irelands largest native land mammal, and learn that they have been in the country since the last ice age; some 10,000 years ago! Indeed, this place tells so many wonderful stories.
Your tour journey takes you through areas where, for your convenience, no motor traffic is permitted, allowing you to experience an absolute paradise. As you enjoy your tour experience, you will be told of stories relating to events that have taken place in the areas. Hear about the Legend of the Lake and the rich history of Ross Castle. A short stopover at this restored 15th century Castle, allows for a real glimpse of ancient Ireland at its finest. Ross Castle was home to the legendary Gaelic Chieftain ODonoghue Ross and the last Irish fortress to fall to Cromwell in 1652. As the one hour tour comes to its end, your group will be returned to the town centre or your hotel awed by the experience.
Tour Highlights include:
- Guided tour with a traditional Jarvey full of Irish whit
- Visit areas where no motor traffic is permitted
- View the magnificent St. Marys Cathedral on route
- Capture a picture of one of the finest Thatch roof Cottages
- Observe Irelands last herd of native red deer
- Awe Inspiring views of Irelands highest Mountain Range
- Take some leisure time at Ross Castle and Lough Lin