295. Kilkee, Ireland
Kilkee, Ireland is the main town in an area of Ireland called the Loop Head Peninsula. It’s not a place that many visit as its not as famous as the Cliffs of Moher, but the views are spectacular.
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Kilkee, Ireland is located north of Tralee and west of Limerick on the west coast of Ireland.
How To Get Here
There is no train service directly to Kilkee. But you can take Irish Rail to Limerick or Galway and then take the local bus to Kilkee.
The closest major airport to Limerick, Ireland is Shannon Airport (SNN).
The following airlines has service to Shannon Airport (SNN):
Aer Lingus (EI), American Airlines (AA), British Airways (BA), Delta Air Lines (DL), Helvetic Airways (2L), Kuwait Airways (KU), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Norwegian Air Shuttle (D8), Ryanair (FR) and United Airlines (UA).
The Bus Eireann will all take you into Kilkee. Very reliable and comfortable. Free wi-fi is available as well.
If you are already in Ireland or Europe, renting a car is a great option as you can explore on your own. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions. The ferries to Ireland do take cars so no worries there.
By Shared Ride
You can try a service like Carpool Ireland.
Where To Stay
You can find a good array of local hotels as well as bed and breakfasts around the town.
==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.
==>> Try Airbnb.
Where To Eat
Lots of places to eat here. Plus get a pint of Guinness as well.
==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.
What To Do
Kilkee is truly one of the undiscovered areas of Ireland. It has a pretty amazing beach which lines the seafront of the city.
It also has three naturally forming bathing pools (Pollock Holes) where the locals go for a swim. There’s one for the families, one for the ladies and one for the gents.
Then you can take a walk along the Cliffs of Kilkee which has simply amazing views as you walk along the coastline. Make sure you stop to see the statue of actor Richard Harris along the way.
==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.
Language Spoken: English with a lovely Irish accent
Currency: Euros (EUR)
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Travel Blogger Silke who was with me on the trip has this to say and this about Kilkee.
Lee from Fitness World Explorer did take a swim in the Pollocks, you can check them out here.