The Wild Atlantic Way
The Dingle Peninsula with its rugged Atlantic coastline and is scattered with forts, dry stone walls, and pre-historic huts such as the Gallarus Oratory. Irish heritage is maintained in this Irish (Gaelic) speaking region including traditional music. Dingle is famous for its spectacular scenery, the peninsula also supports both a rare and unique assortment of flora and fauna. Slea Head is the most westerly point in Europe, looking towards America. There are splendid views around Slea Head, especially of the Blasket Islands and the scattered rocks.
The Great Blasket island, was evacuated in the 1950's, and produced a number of books in Irish - a best-seller, translated as 20 Years A Growing by Maurice O' Sullivan, and a masterpiece, The Island man by Thomas O'Crohan. In this century some 60 books, mostly in Irish, have been written in the immediate area.
The Dingle countryside is also famous for the making of film Ryan's Daughter. The film Far and Away was also made here.
There are some of the most outstanding views over the Atlantic Ocean from Slea Head . Dingle also known as the home of the Ogham . You will get to see the Ogham Stones on our tour .
Enjoy a relaxing return to your accommodation
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Accommodation
End location: Accommodation
Duration: 7 hours
Luxury Vehicle Mercedes
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 Euro - Lunch
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Ann is an excellent tour guide and had an in-dept knowledge of the area and conducted the tour in a very friendly and relaxed manner. The tour was planned to provide the most advantageous visiting times for the various locations throughout which we greatly appreciated. We would highly recommend Ann to anyone who wants a tour of the Dingle Peninsula.