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Most stunningly beautiful parts of County Kerry

The Gap of Dunloe is a scenic mountain pass located in County Kerry, Ireland. The gap is a narrow valley between the MacGillycuddy's Reeks mountain range and the Purple Mountain Group. It is about 11 kilometers long and runs from Kate Kearney's Cottage near Killarney to Lord Brandon's Cottage near the Upper Lake of Killarney. The Gap of Dunloe is a popular tourist attraction in Ireland, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and lakes. Visitors can explore the gap on foot, by bike, or by horse-drawn carriage. Along the way, they can see several attractions, including the Wishing Bridge, the Black Lake, and the Five Fingered Mountain. The gap is also a popular spot for fishing, and anglers can find brown trout and salmon in the nearby rivers and lakes.

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Located in County Kerry, Ireland

How to get there:

The Gap of Dunloe is a scenic mountain pass in County Kerry, Ireland. Here are some ways to get there:

Bicycle: You can rent a bicycle in Killarney town and cycle to the Gap of Dunloe. It’s a beautiful ride, and there are many scenic stops along the way. You can also rent a bike at Kate Kearney’s Cottage.

Walking: You can walk to the Gap of Dunloe from Kate Kearney’s Cottage. The hike is about 7 kilometers long and takes about 2-3 hours to complete. It’s a beautiful walk through the mountains, and you’ll see some amazing views of the surrounding countryside.

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