The Ring of Kerry route follows the coastline of the Iveragh Peninsula, passing through or near the towns and villages listed below.
Killarney has a long tradition of entertaining people, of combining the best that nature has to offer, with the most modern luxuries.
The Beaufort area centres on the village of Beaufort but has a wide hinterland encompassing the MacGillycuddy Reeks mountains.
Killorglin, the home of Puck Fair is situated on a hill overlooking the River Laune, famous for its salmon and trout fishing.
Glenbeigh is a small peaceful village at the foot of a well-wooded mountain and close to the head of DingleBay.
A small picturesque seaside location halfway between Glenbeigh and Cahersiveen. It is just off the main Ring of Kerry Road.
With a population of c1200, is one of the westernmost towns in Ireland and so one of the westernmost in Europe.
Portmagee / Valentia
Valentia Island, strictly speaking, is not an island anymore as it was connected to the mainland by a bridge in 1971.
Only 12 km offshore from the Native Irish-speaking village of Ballinskelligs lies the seventh-century monastic settlement of Skellig Michael.
Waterville, famous as an angling centre, is also home to the world-famous Waterville Golf Links. A favorite spot of Charlie Chaplin.
Derrynane / Caherdaniel
Home to the famous Irish man Daniel O'Connell better known as "The Liberator". His former home is now a museum open to the public.