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  • Day 1 Arrival in Castletownbere

    From your point of arrival, use the public transport information we provide to make the journey to Castletownbere.

  • Day 2 Castletownbere - Allihies

    9.3 Miles / 15 Km 4-6 Hrs 500 Metres

    Walk along old country roads that take you through some forestry and up into the Slieve Mishkish Mountains before descending past an old disused copper mine into the brightly-coloured village of Allihies.

  • Day 3 Allihies - Dursey Sound

    6.2 or 9.3 Miles / 10 or 15 Km 3-5 Hrs 285 Metres

    A short walk in truly spectacular surroundings that takes you right out to the tail end of the Beara Peninsula where the Atlantic Ocean pounds the coastline.

  • Day 4 Dursey Island

    9.3 Miles / 15 Km 4-6 Hrs 280 Metres

    With just 6 permanent residents, little motorised traffic and abundant wildlife, Dursey Island is a walker’s paradise. Free taxi transfer back to Castletownbere in the evening.

  • Day 5 Departure from Castletownbere

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