> Ireland Hiking Tours > Beara Way > Gentle Hikes > 7-Day Gentle Hike
  • 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 Bere Island

    8.7 or 14.9 Miles / 14 or 24 Km 4-6/6-8 Hrs 400/500 Metres

    A short 15 minute ferry ride across the sheltered harbour will take you to Bere Island. There are two loops on the island – you choose how far you wish to walk.

  • Day 3 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 4 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 5 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.

  • Day 6 Allihies - Eyeries

    8.1 Miles / 13 Km 3-5 Hrs 435 Metres

    Free transfer to Allihies in the morning. A lovely mountain path brings you across the northern slopes of the Slieve Mishkish range with great views over Coulagh Bay before descending into Eyeries.

  • Day 7 Departure from Eyeries

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