The Skellig Ring & Valentia Island Tour
This is a sample itinerary; we can customise the tour to suit your interests and preferences.
- 8 hr8 hours
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- County Kerry
9:00 am - Departure from Killarney Collection from your accommodation and begin the scenic journey to the Skellig Ring and Valentia Island. 10:30 am - Stop at Portmagee Take a break in the charming fishing village of Portmagee, the gateway to the Skellig Islands. Enjoy a cup of coffee while taking in the stunning views of the harbour and the surrounding hills. 11:00 am - A short ride over the bridge to the enchanting Valentia Island, where a treasure trove of natural and cultural landmarks awaits. Immerse yourself in the island's captivating beauty and fascinating history. Begin your exploration at the Skellig Experience Visitor Center, an engaging hub that unravels the story of Valentia Island's rich history and geology. Discover the significance of the nearby Skellig Islands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, through interactive exhibits and captivating displays. 12:00 pm - Geokaun Mountain and Fogher Cliffs. Prepare to be awe-struck as you ascend Geokaun Mountain, offering panoramic vistas of the surrounding landscapes. Gaze in wonder at the rugged cliffs and crashing waves from the Fogher Cliffs viewing point. 1:00 pm - Lunch in Renard Indulge in a delectable lunch experience at The Point, Renard, a renowned destination known for its locally caught fresh seafood. Located in a picturesque setting, The Point offers a perfect blend of gastronomic delights and warm hospitality. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Scenic drive to St. Finian's Bay & Visit to The Skelligs Chocolate Factory. Take in a scenic drive to St. Finian's Bay, where the breathtaking coastal views will captivate your senses. Along the way, we'll make a stop at The Skelligs Chocolate Factory, a delightful haven for chocolate enthusiasts. Experience the art of chocolate making and treat your taste buds to the exquisite flavors of Irish handcrafted chocolates. 4:30 pm: Visit Famine Village at Cill Rialaig, Ballinskelligs. Immerse yourself in history as we visit the Famine Village at Cill Rialaig in Ballinskelligs. This open-air museum showcases poignant stories and structures from the Great Famine era. Gain insight into the challenges faced by the Irish people during this difficult period. 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Return to Killarney through Ballaghisheen Pass and The MacGillycuddy Reeks. These rugged mountain ranges and winding roads offer awe-inspiring views, creating the perfect backdrop for your final leg of the journey.
Cancellation Policy: We understand that plans can change unexpectedly, and we strive to be flexible and accommodating. However, please note our cancellation policy: Cancellations made more than 48 hours prior to the scheduled tour departure will receive a full refund. Cancellations made between 24 to 48 hours before the scheduled tour departure will be eligible for a 50% refund. Cancellations made less than 24 hours before the scheduled tour departure, as well as no-shows, will not be eligible for a refund. We kindly request that you notify us as soon as possible if you need to cancel or modify your reservation. This will allow us to offer the space to other interested guests. Please note that any third-party fees or charges incurred during the booking process, such as transaction fees or non-refundable deposits, are non-refundable We appreciate your understanding and cooperation regarding our cancellation policy. Should you have any questions or require further assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us.
1 Woodlawn Road, Ash Grove, Ballycasheen, Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland