Killarney's tourism history goes back at least to the mid 18th century but the town gained international exposure with a visit from Queen Victoria visited Killarney in 1861. Since then the town has grown in popularity and is considered the starting point of the 'Ring of Kerry', a glorious 179km coastal trail filled with wonderful scenery and history.
With its three famous lakes and great mountain ranges, Killarney in County Kerry Ireland has been the inspiration of poets and painters over many centuries. The Killarney National Park is internationally renowned both for its scenic beauty and scientific interest. Added to the beauty of the three main lakes are many other lakes in the folds of the mountains, numerous picturesque cascades and, rising to the west of the valley, the peaks of MacGillycuddy Reeks, Killarney is a feast for the intrepid explorer.
Muckross House, Ross Castle, Torc Waterfall, The Killarney National Park and the glorious Killarney lakes are just some of the splendours that await you in Killarney.