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Bike tour of Dingle in Ireland

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Bike tour of Dingle in Ireland

Single / Double

£604/ £464

Tour Period

Any start date April to end of September

Tour Nights

5

Tour description

A four centre, 5 nights and 4 days biking self-guide bike ride of the Dingle Peninsula and Coast in County Kerry, Ireland. Starting and finishing in Killarney. 5 nights bed and breakfast in en-suite guesthouse accommodation, transfer of luggage each day, hire of a hybrid touring bike and detailed notes and maps, Telephone back-up and emergency support throughout.
This Dingle Peninsula bike ride takes you through some outstanding scenery around the Ring of Dingle from Killarney. Within its small area, the Dingle Peninsula has more antiquities, historic sites and varied mountain scenery than any other part of Ireland. On this round trip, you pass through Anascaul, Inch and on to Dingle, the most westerly town in Europe. It is an excellent centre with many famous restaurants, traditional pubs and yet it still retains much of the old-world atmosphere of a fishing village. On the route back, you bike the northern side of the peninsula, passing over the Conor Pass with magnificent views of Tralee Bay and the Maharees and the many beautiful beaches which dot the coastline into Tralee. You finish back at Killarney. Dinners are not provided, the guesthouses will provide you with information on nearby pubs and restaurants.

You are free to choose your own routes, between the accommodation, but you have the service of a back up van (a phone call away) if things go wrong and to transfer your luggage. The average daily cycling distance is a comfortable 15 - 31 miles (24 - 50km). The tour starts and finishes in the beautiful town of Killarney, where we kit you out with your bike.

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This tour is operated by Go Visit Ireland from County Kerry in Ireland.

 

Sample schedule

START and FINISH: Killarney is on the west coast of Ireland in County Kerry.

First night: At Killarney. Rooms are available from 3pm. Evening meals can be obtained in nearby inns or restaurants. Overnight Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland.

 

Day one: Killarney to Killorglin. 26 miles (42km) Bike through the wonderland of Killarney National Park with perhaps a stop at Muckross Friary and Muckross House. Continue onto Killorglin, home of Puck Fair. Overnight Killorglin, County Kerry, Ireland.

Day two: Bike Ride from Killorglin to Dingle 33 miles (54km). Go for a swim at Inch Beach and bike onwards along the wild Atlantic coastline of Dingle Bay to the colourful fishing port of Dingle Town with it's 50 pubs, craft shops, restaurants and even a resident Dolphin, Fungi. Overnight Dingle, County Kerry, Ireland.

 

Day three: Bike Ride from Dingle to Castlegregory 23 miles (37km). Today's bike ride takes you over the highest road pass in Ireland, the Conor Pass, and the spine of the peninsula to reach the beaches of the Maharees Peninsula. Overnight Castlegregory, County Kerry, Ireland.

Day four: Bike Ride from Castlegregory to Killarney. 30 miles (48km). Once more starting with a mountain pass, again over the spine along less-travelled backroads before lunch. The final section takes you along the inner end of Dingle Bay to arrive back in Killarney. Overnight Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland.

Departure day: The tour finishes from Killarney after breakfast.

 

Travel Description

TRAVEL KERRY AIRPORT to KILLARNEY (NOT included in tour price): Private taxi collection can be pre-booked to meet you on arrival. There are 10 buses a day from Kerry airport to Killarney.

TRAVEL SHANNON AIRPORT to KILLARNEY (NOT included in tour price): Private taxi collection can be pre-booked to meet you on arrival. There is a regular bus service from Shannon airport to Limerick and then to Killarney

TRAVEL from CORK or DUBLIN AIRPORT to KILLARNEY (NOT included in tour price): Cheap Direct flights are offered by Air SouthWest to Cork and Dublin. There is a bus or rail service from either Cork or Dublin to Killarney.

TRAVEL from KILLARNEY to SHANNON, KERRY or CORK AIRPORT (NOT included in tour price): We can arrange a private hire taxi if you require this.

ARRIVING BY CAR: Please ask for details.

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Tour Code:

DB05

Options

E-bikes available 80 extra or Road bikes 50 extra.

Grade

D

Grade Description

GRADE D (cycling): Between 15 - 31 miles (24 - 50kms) a day. There are some longer mileage options available on certain days. We recommend that clients bring their own helmets and raingear for comfort and hygiene purposes. You will start cycling about 10am and finish at approx. 4pm. These grades are for guidance only and will depend on weather conditions and your fitness.

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Hi Richard,
we are now back in Sweden after a wonderful tour in Devon.

We really appreciate all the help and arrangements made by you!
All B'nBs were really good and the hosts were very nice. The hotel in 
Barnstaple was also good but we enjoyed the B'nBs moore.
Especially the family atmosphere.

The bicycles were good and the arrangements with the luggage transferred to 
all places worked without any complications what so ever.

We have already spoken to many friends about this arrangements, so don't be 
surprised if your clients from Sweden will increase.
We already think about were the next bicycle-tour in Britain will be. 
Probably in a less hilly area. :-)

Kind regards from a very satisfied couple from Stockholm /Rikard o Ann Epstein Stockholm, Sweden.

PS. In Oakhampton there was some difficulties finding some place to eat. Many 
of the restaurants were closed down. Just for your information.

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Rikard & Ann
Devon c2c