58. Dingle, County Kerry, Ireland
Why Dingle, County Kerry, Ireland
Do you like ice cream? Who doesn’t right? Well, Dingle is the home of the best ice cream in Ireland and maybe the best around the world, Murphy’s. :-). Plus, the Dingle Peninsula are is just an outdoors enthusiast dream.
Dingle is located on the west coast of Ireland along what is called the Wild Atlantic Way.
How To Get Here
Train service in Ireland is provided by Irish Rail.
The closest airport is the Kerry Airport (KIR) about 31 miles away in Farranfore. This airport is served by Aer Lingus (IE) and Ryanair (FR). Once here you can rent a car or take a local bus to Dingle center.
The closest major airport is Shannon (SNN) which is located close to Limerick.
The following airlines has service to Shannon International (SNN):
Aer Lingus, American Airlines (AA), British Airways (BA), Delta Air Lines (DL), Helvetic Airways (2L), Kuwait Airways (KU), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Ryanair (FR), SAS (SK) and United Airlines (UA).
The other major airport is Dublin (DUB). It would be necessary to take a bus, train, shared ride or rent a car to get to Dingle.
The following airlines has service to Dublin International Airport (DUB):
Aegean Airlines (A3), Air France (AF), Aer Lingus (EI), Air Moldova (9U), Air Transat (TS), American Airlines (AA), Arkia (IZ), ASL Airlines France (5O), Blue Air (0B), British Airways (BA), CityJet (WX), Emirates (EK), Ethiopian Airlines (ET), Etihad Airways (EY), Finnair (AY), flybe. (BE), Germanwings (4U), Iberia Airlines (IB), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Luxair (LG), Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY), Qatar Airways (QR), Ryanair (FR), S7 Airlines (S7), SAS (SK), Swiss Airlines (LX), Transavia (HV), Turkish Airlines (TK), United Airlines (UA), Vueling (VY) and WestJet (WS).
The Bus Eireann will take you into Dingle. Very reliable and comfortable.
If you are already on the islands, renting a car is a great option as you can explore on your own. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.
By Shared Ride
You can try a service like Carpool Ireland.
Where To Stay
There are many hotels in this are, it just depends on your budget and the type of accommodations you seek.
==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.
==>> Try Airbnb.
Where To Eat
Many great places to eat here on the Dingle Peninsula. Plus there’s Murphy’s ice cream. Just take a walk into the store and who knows you may see the brothers who own the place. Very friendly atmosphere too. You won’t want to leave I can assure you.
==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.
What To Do
Hiking, dolphin watching are just two of the things to can do in Dingle. You must go to Inch Beach. This place is oddly beautiful. There are times when you can see the reflection of the skies on the beach itself. It’s hard to describe unless you actually see it.
==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.
==>> Here is a list of Tour offered by Viator.
Language Spoken: English with an Irish accent
Currency: Euros EUR
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Travel Blogger Cacinda from Points and Travel.com tells you about some fun things to do in Dingle
Travel Blogger Jim from never stop traveling seems to also like the Dingle Peninsula.