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Feel the Force on the Dingle Way

dingle-peninsula-hiking-ireland-waysThe Star Wars team is back in Ireland and the magnificent Wild Atlantic Way, filming the next instalment of the world’s best loved intergalactic saga.

Moviegoers got a glimpse of the natural beauty of the west of Ireland in Star Wars the Force Awakes and this year the Force is strong again, as Star Wars VIII is being shot in various locations along the wild West of Ireland, including the Dingle Peninsula.

Out of this world landscapes, fascinating heritage, breathtaking ocean views… you don’t have to be a Jedi to feel the Force of the Dingle Peninsula, just pack your walking boots and head for the Dingle Way. At IrelandWays.com we have a few great hiking tour options on the stunning Dingle Way:

The Kerry Camino: Tralee to Dingle

The Kerry Camino takes in the first three walking days of the Dingle Way, from the town of Tralee to Dingle; and it’s a perfect introduction to the Dingle Peninsula if you are looking for a short walking break. You can even get your Kerry Camino passport and get it stamped along the way, to get your pilgrim certificate in Dingle’s St James Church. The views of Mount Brandon and Tralee Bay, spectacular Inch Beach and picturesque Minard Castle are some of this tour’s many highlights.

Distance: 57kms

Price: from €366 per person sharing for a 4-night break, including accommodation, breakfast, luggage transfers and holiday pack with route information.

The best of the Dingle Way

Experience the best of the Dingle Peninsula on our 6-night highlight Dingle Way tour. After completing the trek from Tralee to Dingle, you will continue hiking along dramatic coastline and take fantastic views of the Great Blasket Islands. You will also walk in the foothills of Mount Brandon, its nature reserve and unique blanket bog habitat.minard-castle-kerry-camino-trail-dingle-way-ireland-ways

Distance: 101kms

Price: from €558 per person sharing for a 6-night break, including accommodation, breakfast, luggage transfers and holiday pack with route information.

The full Dingle Way

Feel the full Force of the Dingle Peninsula, hiking the Dingle Way in all its glory. This 8-night walking tour starts and finishes in the town of Tralee, famous for the Rose of Tralee contest. Wonderful beaches, peaceful forest tracks, unique bogland, spectacular ocean views, picturesque villages… this is an unforgettable hiking adventure of the whole peninsula.

Distance: 156kms

Price: from €750 per person sharing for a 8-night break, including accommodation, breakfast, luggage transfers and holiday pack with route information.

For more information about the Dingle Way or to book your walking in Ireland trip, contact our travel specialists

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Maria
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Marketing Manager Maria is from Viveiro, in the misty and beautiful northern coast of Galicia. She loves Santiago, where she studied Journalism at Santiago de Compostela University. She also loves good food, travel and all things arty crafty.
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