Ireland is full of amazing places to cycle – especially with the creation of the Wild Atlantic Way. But the Dingle Peninsula is an especially magical and beloved place to bike for visitors and locals alike.
The Dingle Peninsula is a beloved peninsula found just north of the Ring of Kerry and Killarney. Noted for its rich history, myth and archeology, Dingle is also full of beautiful landscapes culminating at Slea Head, the western-most tip of Ireland, and the closest you can get to North America without hopping over to the now-deserted Blasket Islands.
One of the best ways to visit Dingle is on two wheels – the slower pace means that you’ll be able to better connect with the ancient landscape, stopping along the way to visit old forts, Neolithic ruins, cheery, pubs, bustling villages, and dramatic beaches.
Hugging the coastline, Dingle town is a lively, colourful place full live music, cozy pubs and fun shops. The most famous resident lives in the bay – Fungie the Dolphin! In the evening, be sure to try a warm plate of Fisherman’s Pie coupled with a pint of Crean’s, the local brew, before setting off to explore the rest of the peninsula!
This was a really fun trip! The route was interesting, scenic, challenging enough and the choice of roads (appropriate for biking) was excellent. We loved the winding country lanes, stone walls and hedgerows, grand vistas, awesome descents and even the super-steep climbs. With so much to see along the way each day, we'd like to have been able to slow time down to better soak it all in. Our guides, Ben and Simon, were true professionals. They made our lives carefree so we could just ENJOY!
Bike Tour - Five Countries
Reviewed on 07/07/2019
Rated 4.93 out of 5 based on 174 reviewsRead More Reviews
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