Landscape view in West Kerry Beara peninsula

On Ireland’s remote and lesser-visited southwestern coast, the Beara Peninsula’s quiet, craggy coastline and windswept mountains make it ideally suited for walking holidays.

The Beara Way circles the peninsula and covers 184 km of trail. It takes about nine days to complete and features challenging climbs, steep descents, and stunning coastal views.

Some interesting sights to help break up a day of walking include the ancient standing stones at Allihies, the sea cliffs at Dursey Island and the harbour town of Castletownbere.

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