Tourist Attractions South

August 13, 2019

The South coast of Ireland is a meandering mix of inlets, coves and peninsulas perfect for cliff-top walks and rambles. Inland, the landscape is a lot less rugged with a mix of rolling hills, woodlands, farmlands and picturesque river valleys.

Check out some of the most popular tourist attractions below…


Fota Wildlife Park

Fota Wildlife Park in Cork’s is a fun, activity-filled day out. One of the most popular tourist attractions in Ireland, the Park allows visitors get up close to some of the world’s most amazing animals. The park is home to nearly 30 mammal and 50 bird species. Some of the animals roam freely with the visitors, such as the ring-tailed lemurs and wallabies, while larger animals, including the giraffe and bison, live in paddocks with barriers that are intended to be unobtrusive for visitors to view the animals in a more natural environment. Fota Wildlife Park also has red pandas, tapirs, siamang gibbons and other types of animals.





Ring Of Kerry

The Ring of Kerry is a 179-km-long circular tourist route in County Kerry. Clockwise from Killarney it follows the N71 to Kenmare, then the N70 around the Iveragh Peninsula to Killorglin – passing through Sneem, Waterville, Cahersiveen, and Glenbeigh – before returning to Killarney via the N72. Popular points include Muckross House (near Killarney), Staigue stone fort and Derrynane House, home of Daniel O’Connell. Just south of Killarney, Ross Castle, Lough Leane, and Ladies View (a panoramic viewpoint), all located within Killarney National Park, are major attractions located along the Ring.