The Gap of Dunloe and The Black Valley

Kerry at its best and most scenic with little or no traffic: not to be missed.

Distance Height Gain
73 km 919 m

The Gap of Dunloe and the Black Valley are among the most renowned areas for tourists in Kerry and with good reason. The glacial landscape appears timeless and for the most part untouched by modern life. The majority of the route is on quiet roads with little traffic and ample opportunity to soak up the surrounds, including views of Lakes of Killarney, the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, Purple Mountain, Ladies View and Muckross Park.

Please note that sample routes on this site are only a short preview with much more detail covered in the book.