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Killarney Mountain Festival 2019

January
31st,
2019

  This year, Killarney’s Holiday Village are giving €50 off every booking for Killarney Mountain Festival.  Book today by contacting us on info@killarneysholidayvillage.com or give Breda a call on 089704342.  Quote Killarney Mountain Festival when booking. Following on from the roaring success of Killarney Mountain Festival 2018, come and join the even bigger & better 2019 event! Just some of the cool activities on offer will include a Kiddies junior Quest Adventure race, Cultural a ...

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Your Guide to the Best Movies Filmed in Kerry

open water swimming
July
13th,
2016

When you stay at Killarney’s Holiday Village, you have the perfect base for a tour of movies filmed in Kerry. From Ryan’s Daughter to Far and Away, Kerry has long drawn moviemakers from top studios as a location for a variety of productions. Here are our pick of movies filmed in Kerry: Ryan’s Daughter Dingle came to worldwide attention in 1970 as the setting for David Lean’s epic Ryan’s Daughter. The old schoolhouse built for the movie still stands on a headland overlooking the Blasket Islan ...

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Kerry in August – The Rose of Tralee

June
22nd,
2016

“She was lovely and fair, like the rose of the summer.” So goes the familiar tune that reminds us that it’s time for the Rose of Tralee. Held every August since 1959, the Rose of Tralee International Festival is one of the country’s biggest and oldest So goes the familiar tune that reminds us that it’s time for the Rose of Tralee. Held every August since 1959, the Rose of Tralee International Festival is one of the country’s biggest and oldest festivals, and a great way to spend a few days ...

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Killarney as a Base for the Wild Atlantic Way

skellig ring
June
08th,
2016

When you book a holiday home at Killarney’s Holiday Village, you have found the perfect base for touring the Wild Atlantic Way. The world’s longest coastal driving route, the Wild Atlantic Way is an epic 2,500km adventure along Ireland’s west coast. And some 350km of it is based in the county of Kerry. When you leave Killarney’s Holiday Village, you can either turn left and head for Kenmare or turn right and drive in the direction of the Dingle peninsula. Both options are magnificent in entire ...

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The Lakes of the Killarney: 5 Ways to Explore Them

Lakes of Killarney
May
25th,
2016

They are celebrated in song and the star of a million photos: The Lakes of Killarney are so famous you think you know them even if you’ve never set foot on Irish shores. Killarney’s Holiday Village is situated right beside Killarney National Park, which contains the three famous lakes, so it makes the perfect base for exploring them. And you don’t even have to get wet! Waterbus Make your way down to Ross Castle, (4.5km from Killarney’s Holiday Village) and you’ll have the choice of two water ...

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Best Killarney Day Trips: Dingle Slea Head Drive

One of the best things about staying at Killarney’s Holiday Village is the access it gives you to so many scenic attractions. Apart from Killarney itself, which could fill a dozen holidays and still reveal surprises, Dingle is a spectacular location you cannot miss. Just 65km from Killarney, Dingle is an unforgettable place on the edge of the Atlantic. Here’s how you should see it: Dingle Town Make sure to leave time to explore Dingle town, either before or after you embark on your tour of Slea He ...

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Visit Muckross House & Gardens: Killarney’s No. 1 Attraction

Few people have visited Killarney without making a stop at Muckross House & Gardens. Beloved by the locals and treasured by tourists, this magnificent Victorian mansion and its elegant gardens nestle in the rugged surroundings of Killarney National Park like a polished gem. Better still, it’s just a short spin (4.5km) from Killarney’s Holiday Village, on the N71. Muckross House Imposing as it is to modern eyes, Muckross House was originally intended simply as hunting and fishing lodge for the ...

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5 Best Options for Transport in Killarney: How to Get Around

transport in killarney
April
13th,
2016

Until recently, transport in Killarney was not always easy: The town is situated close to one section of Killarney National Park, but popular spots such as Muckross Gardens, Torc Waterfall, and the Gap of Dunloe were difficult to reach unless you had a car—or a dedication to walking! In the past few years, however, several different options have become available for getting around Killarney. Here’s what we recommend the next time you stay at Killarney’s Holiday Village: Killarney Shuttle Bus The ...

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Things to Do in Killarney: Gap of Dunloe Trip

Gap of Dunloe
March
30th,
2016

Killarney’s Holiday Village is set among some of the world’s most beautiful scenery, including the Gap of Dunloe. A dramatic landmark between the McGillycuddy Reeks and Purple Mountain, the Gap was chiselled out by glaciers some 2 million years ago and is renowned as the most remarkable glaciated valley in Western Europe. Attracted by its geological treasures, magical legends, potential for hiking and climbing, or simply by the stunning nature of the surroundings, visitors stream to this unique la ...

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