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Go to Dingle in Ireland

Dolphins, Whales and breathtaking views… The colorful fishing village Dingle in Ireland has it all and this town is a must for your bucket list. It is located on the most northern peninsula of County Kerry. On the Dingle peninsula you will find several picturesque places where you will receive a real Irish welcome and in the evening you can enjoy the Irish traditions and atmosphere over a delicious pint. You will love the fishing village Dingle with many cozy pubs and good restaurants. The main attraction of the Dingle Bay is Fungi, the dolphin. 
Ireland is one of the best places in Europe to spot dolphins and whales. The southwest coast of Ireland is known for its breathtaking beaches and possibility to admire whales, dolphins and seals. The beach of "Inch" is one of the many beaches on Dingle and is regarded as the most beautiful in Ireland with spectacular views. 

The peninsula also has wonderful hiking possibilities. The most famous is the Dingle Way. This walking tour is a 179 kilometer trek around the Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry. The official start and end of the tour is Tralee, the capital of Kerry. The variety in the landscape is one of the biggest reasons that the Dingle Way is so popular. It never takes long before a turn in the path reveals a dramatic change in the view. Those who love history and culture can enjoy some of the best archaeological sites in Ireland on the Dingle Way. 

Best time to visit

We recommend visiting Ireland from Spring to Autumn (May-October). In this period you also have a chance to see the Humpack and Fin whales. Dolphins and seals are generally seen throughout the year and with luck you get a visit from the Leatherback turtle. Click here for more average weather details in Dingle. 

Where to stay


If you are looking for a special place to stay and you are not on a budget visit Dingle Benners Hotel. We Loved the house and the location. It was a hidden gem. The hotel is so beautiful, comfortable and relaxing. On booking.com they get an average rating of 9.1 and you can book it here.

This article was last updated on October 30, 2019.