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Hiking trail

Ballinknockane to Ballyferriter

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Lots of gorgeous coastal walking today with fantastic views with a detour to visit the Gallarus Oratory if you wish.

moderate
17.9 km
5:00 h
32 m
70 m

After a scenic transfer to Ballinknockane (30 minutes) on the northern part of the peninsular you begin today’s walk. There is lots of gorgeous coastal walking today and you will really feel inspired by these pristine landscapes.

Say hello to a friendly local and visit the Gallarus Oratory and its Visitors Center en route. One of the most famous landmarks on the Dingle Peninsula and situated close to Gallarus Castle, the oratory is completely made of stone and it resembles an upturned boat. It was built between the 7th and 8th centuries and is the best preserved early Christian church in Ireland.

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Updated: March 05, 2019

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moderate
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Highest point
70 m
Lowest point
0 m
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Start

Ballinknockane (Transfer will drop you off here) (70 m)
Coordinates:
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52.240503, -10.297560
DMS
52°14'25.8"N 10°17'51.2"W
UTM
29U 411401 5788581
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Destination

Ballyferriter village

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Coordinates

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52.240503, -10.297560
DMS
52°14'25.8"N 10°17'51.2"W
UTM
29U 411401 5788581
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
17.9 km
Duration
5:00h
Ascent
32 m
Descent
70 m
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