During your visit to the beautiful town of Killarney why not sit back, relax and take in all this area has to offer on one of our wonderful local Killarney tours. We provide a leading sightseeing tour which will introduce you to the abundance of local history and natural beauty that this fantastic Irish setting has to offer. Make memories that last a lifetime as we visit some of the most impressive local landmarks.
Tour departs from outside our office at 8 College Street, Killarney at 12:30 pm.
Visit the 19th-century Victorian mansion Muckross House set against the stunning beauty of the Killarney National Park. The house stands by the shimmering shores of Muckross Lake which is one of the areas three lakes famous worldwide for their breathtaking splendour. The historic house sits as a focal point to the National Park as it was originally part of the estate before its donation to the Irish Free State in 1932. Muckross House offers the ideal base from which to wander and explore this magnificent landscape.
Ross Castle is a prime example of an ancient stronghold used by Irish chieftains during the Middle Ages. It is believed to have been constructed in the late 15th century (the 1400s) by one of the O’Donoghue Ross Chieftains (O’Donoghue Mor). Ross Castle was the last stronghold in Munster to hold out against the Cromwellian invasion of Ireland (1649-53). This historical site sits surrounded by high towers and defensive curtain walls. Within is furnished with beautiful 16th and 17th-century oak furniture. Sitting gracefully on the edge of Killarney’s lower lake, and steeped in splendour, this landmark offers a window into Irish history.
Aghadoe provides the ultimate opportunity to park the car and walk a couple of hundred meters across the road to the Aghadoe Viewing Point. Surrounded by the glistening lakes and towering mountain valleys, public seating allows you to stay a while and gaze into pure magic. This setting is particularly beautiful at sunset, as you watch the light descend over Killarney townland and National Park.
Ladies View located between Kenmare and Killarney on the Ring of Kerry and in the heart of Killarney National Park is one of Irelands best-known panoramas. This spot derives its name from the pleasure expressed by Queen Victoria’s Ladies-in-Waiting on their visit here in 1861.
An unmissable element of all our local Killarney tours is the visit to Torc Waterfall. This natural site stands some 70 to 80 feet (20-25 meters) in height. The beautiful cascading waters cut into the natural landscape to create a view of pure and picturesque beauty. Torc Waterfall is one of Killarney’s best-known tourist attractions and attracts many visitors’ year after year. It is a short walk to the waterfall, and from here steps lead to another viewing area. Raised at a higher altitude, this provides breathtaking views over Killarney’s Torc Lake. Luckily for all, the waterfall is at its best for viewing following some heavy rainfall, which means rarely are visitors disappointed.
With over 30 years’ experience and industry expertise, Corcoran Tours and Executive Travel are leaders in the delivery of first-class tours and travel. Let us show you the some of the beautiful bounties that this island has to offer.
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