The largest of the towns in County Kerry, Tralee is located in southwest Ireland on the Dingle Peninsula. The town was founded in the 13th century, and is a favourite tourist destination. One of the events that Tralee is most famous for is the Rose of Tralee International Festival, held in August to choose a young woman to be crowned the Rose.
- Kerry County Museum
- St John's Church
- Tralee Steam Railway
- Explore the archaeological sites and diversity of different landscapes of Dingle Way in Tralee
- Bring the kids to Toby World, one of the country's largest children's indoor entertainment centres
- Enjoy the beach and dunes at Banna Beach
Most of the rainfall in Tralee is in January, February and October through December. Although August is usually the hottest month, the weather can be cool, even during the summer, so dress accordingly.
Getting There & Around
The nearest airport is Kerry Airport, located in Farranfore. Bus service is provided from Cork, Limerick, Dublin, Galway, Dingle and Killarney. Rail service is available from Dublin, Cork and Killarney.
Although public transportation is available in Tralee, the best way to get around is to walk. Most of the attractions, restaurants and bars are within close proximity of one another. Most of the nightlife venues are concentrated within two streets, and you'll experience much more of Tralee when exploring on foot.
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