on each tourist place as never before!
- Location: In south west Ireland overlooking Atlantic Ocean
- Attraction Type: Historic city with immaculate natural beauty
- Significance: Best preserved archaeological remains dating to 800 BC.
- Best Time to Visit: May to September
- How to Reach: By highway N86 from Tralee or road R561 from Castlemine and Kerry Airport; Killarney is the nearest rail station and Kerry the closest airport
- Nearest International Airport: Cork International Airport at a distance of about 100 miles
If you love alluring landscapes visit Slea Head the most rugged part of Dingle peninsula or take a hike to Conor Pass. From Conor Pass have breathtaking views of Brandon Bay with County Clare afar. Make a invigorating tour to Blasket Islands to discover red deer herds at Inisvickilaun, Cathedral rocks at Inisnabro, and the seals, dolphins, whales and gannets in Dingle Bay.
For a cultural tour visit Louis Mulcahy's Pottery Workshop and try your skills with the wheel. At Gaeilge Beo you would be encouraged to participate in dancing and sporting activities. In Gaeltacht you would be inspired to meet Irish speaking local people who have no inhibitions in sharing their lifestyles with you. Their spontaneity and exuberance would surprise you. Take a local guide and walk through hedgerows, bogs and mountain streams. In the evening join them in a fun filled session of music and dance. For a serious variety of traditional music pay a visit to Scoil Cheoil and learn about West Kerry music style.
Hotels and Restaurants in Dingle
Throughout Dingle peninsula accommodation is available in forms of hotels, hostels, guesthouses, camping sites, farmhouses, and country homes. Farmhouses would perhaps be the ideal form of accommodation keeping in uniformity with the open landscapes of Dingle. The Phoenix, Garvey's Farmhouse, and Moriarty's Farmhouse are some of these noted places. Guesthouses are also attractive alternative places to put up. You might make your selection from amongst Bambury's Guesthouse, Castlewood House, Bolands Guesthouse, or Dingle Marina Lodge. Among the hotels Dingle Bay Hotel, Dingle Skellig Hotel and Dingle Benners Hotel are noteworthy.
If not for anything else, you could travel to Dingle for its exclusive cuisine. John Benny's Pub specializes in fresh sea food recipes. Gorman's Clifftop House and Restaurant, overlooking Smerwick Harbor and the Atlantic just beyond, is an award winning restaurant serving Irish delicacies. Tig Aine is well known for its home cooked local dishes, fresh seafood items and salads from vegetables grown in their own garden.