Experience the Best of Killarney

A 3 Day Killarney Adventure Itinerary

Welcome to Killarney! Whether you're a local looking for a weekend getaway or a visitor from across the pond, our three-day itinerary promises an unforgettable journey through the heart of Ireland's beauty, culture, and culinary delights. So, pack your sense of adventure and let's dive into the magic of Killarney!

Day 1: Music, History and Tradition

Kick start your Killarney Adventure with a jaunting car ride—a quintessential Killarney experience. Let our local guides whisk you away on a tour of Killarney National Park, Muckross House, and the Old Traditional Farms. Marvel at the majestic Muckross House, built for Queen Victoria's visit in 1884, or capture the perfect snapshot at the top of Torc Waterfall, nestled within Killarney National Park.

For a spot of lunch, heed the recommendation of our Revenue Manager, Jacinta, and pay a visit to Hilliards. Housed in a historic building dating back to 1848, Hilliards offers a blend of old-world charm and contemporary flair, making it the perfect spot to toast to your Killarney adventure.

Continue your Killarney adventure with an evening filled with the soul-stirring melodies of traditional Irish music. Head to Killarney Town, where our expert Concierge team Brendan, John, Gerry, and Kealan will guide you to the best venues for an authentic Celtic experience. Let the music, song, dance, and storytelling transport you back in time, immersing you in the rich tapestry of Irish culture.

Day 2: Nature in The Kingdom

Prepare for a day of adventure as you explore one of Kerry's most beloved destinations—the Gap of Dunloe. Depart from your hotel and journey to Kate Kearney's Cottage, where your journey begins. Choose your mode of exploration whether on foot, bicycle, horseback, or jaunting car and embark on a 10-kilometer winding road through the glacial gorge.

As you traverse the rugged landscape, take in the dramatic vistas of mountains and lakes that surround you. After your adventure, unwind at Kate Kearney's Traditional Irish Pub and treat yourself to their famous Irish Coffee, a perfect way to end a day of exploration.

By now, we are sure you will be craving a classic Irish dish? Look no further than Quinlans, where you can feast on hearty Fish & Chips served with chunky chips and mushy peas—the perfect comfort food.

Day 3: A Taste of Local 

No trip to Killarney would be complete without indulging in the culinary delights that the town has to offer. Begin your day with a visit to Murphy's and savour their infamous selection of locally homemade ice cream. Made from the milk of Kerry's indigenous cows, each scoop is a taste of pure bliss.

And for the grand finale, why not take a tour of the Killarney Brewing Company? Delve into the art of craft brewing and distilling while sampling some of their finest creations—a fitting end to an unforgettable trip.

Before you bid farewell to Killarney, enjoy a fine dining experience in The Lake Room Restaurant. The Lake Room is an intimate setting, complete with the breathtaking backdrop of the Lakes of Killarney and Carrauntoohil Mountain as well as our own wine cellar. Our exclusive menu celebrates some of Kerry's finest artisan producers, innovating techniques and meticulous preparation methods. It delivers a remarkable gastronomic experience.

Whether you're soaking in the melodies of traditional music, exploring the rugged beauty of the Gap of Dunloe, or indulging in the culinary delights of Killarney, each moment promises to be a treasure you'll cherish long after you've bid farewell to this enchanting town. So, come along and experience the best of Killarney—a journey you won't soon forget!

Book your Aghadoe escape today


Be the first to hear about upcoming deals and offers.