Killarney

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Killarney is a town located on the southwestern side of Ireland. Killarney has a rich heritage and history making it a popular tourist attraction. The town has a favorable climate condition with temperature typically ranging from 0 °C to 30 °C throughout the year in accordance with different season and has no temperature extremes. The town has a beautiful lake and mountain scenery thus making it one of Ireland leading tourist destination places.

Among the different methods to get to Killarney is by air transportation, rail transportation and road transportation. Air transportation is provided by Kerry Airport terminal which is located 10 miles to the north of the city and offers regular flights from London, Dublin and Frankfurt. Rail transportation is also provided by a train station that is located a few hundred meters from the town centre with a bus station located next to it. Taxis services are also available to travel to the town.

A Killarney Travel Guide might come in handy for any new individuals in town, thus there is no limit as to why visitors should not fully enjoy their stay in the town. Among the places worth visiting in Killarney include Killarney National Park for beautiful sightseeing, Muckross Abbey which is a ruin that was in 1448 Muckross House and Gardens, Ross Castle which is a tower situated in Killarney National Park and Fitzgerald Stadium.

Other activities worth doing in Killarney include watching a game of Gaelic football, which is Ireland’s national sport, taking a boat trip on the Lakes of Killarney, playing a game of pool in the Cue Club at town centre, having a swim, relaxing at the Leisure centre in Aura, and watching the latest movies in Killarney Cineplex.

Killarney town also attracts tourist because of its sports activities such as golf, which is generally played at Killarney Golf and Fishing Club, which attracts national competitions such as the Irish Open. Rowing is also practiced as one of the leading sporting activities in the town given that there is usually different competition between different clubs in this field. The town also has a rugby team, which represents Killarney in the rugby league, the town was also selected as the host of 2011 UCI Mountain bike European Championship for Masters. The town also plays host to the International Rally of the Lakes, which is held on the first weekend of May every year and attracts thousands of spectators.

There are also attractive sites for one to visit which are located near the town such as The Gap of Dunloe, The Ring of Kerry, Aghadoe, which offers some of the most spectacular views in Killarney, and Carrauntoohil, which is the highest mountain in Ireland. Killarney also has various accommodation facilities as well as recreational facilities’ such as clubs, bars, restaurants and movies. The town unique features make it one of the best places to visit in Ireland.