National Geographic Traveller guidebook describes the Dingle Peninsula as “the most beautiful place on earth” and hiking The Dingle Way allows you to immerse yourself in that raw beauty.
The Dingle Way is one of many long-distance walking trails in Ireland but this walk has some of the most stunning scenery and history you’ll every experience as you undertake the loop of the Dingle Peninsula over an average of 8-9 days. Officially it starts and finishes in Tralee, the capital of Kerry but you can join the walk at any stage along its 162km length.
The Dingle Way (Irish: Slí Chorca Dhuibhne) is a stunning long-distance walk around the Dingle Peninsula. It is a 162-kilometre (101-mile) long circular route that begins and ends in Tralee and usually takes about eight days to complete the entire route.
This Walk takes you through hills clad in heather and abundant in wild flowers. You will be treated to sights of natural wonder as well as transported through time on this historical way.
The route is littered with awe inspiring views of extensive mountain ranges, miles of soft white beach and rich glorious forest.
The Dingle Way is an ideal escape from modern life, somewhere to relax into the easy pace of life in this glorious part of the world. .. the nearest “parish” to North America.
Wandering through the array of archaeological monuments which pepper the route · Sampling traditional Irish music and perhaps a pint of Guinness in Dingle.
Giving your feet some relief by dipping them in the refreshing waters at Ventry Harbour · Your first view of the inspiring Dingle Bay. Breathing in the scents of wildflowers, heather and the fresh ocean air, this is what walking the Dingle way is about.
There are various routes for The Dingle Way. The route we are walking around the Peninsula starts off in the Town of Tralee and takes the road to Camp. So lets take the first step.
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