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Nestled at the base of the Slieve Mish Mountains, Tralee is the perfect base for experiencing the pristine beaches, great golf courses, and historical richness of north Kerry. Stay in Tralee and enjoy great shopping, lively pub scene, and a vibrant cultural scene.
Celebrated in song and famous the world over, the Rose of Tralee has been drawing the multitudes to north Kerry every August since 1959. The festival centres on the selection of the winning Rose from an array of young women of Irish descent, but it offers much more - from street entertainment, concerts, and carnivals to markets, fireworks, and the Rose Parade.
Get your dancing shoes on for the Sweets of May set dancing and traditional music festival in May. Held over three days, the festival brings the light of foot to Tralee for céilís, workshops in set dancing and sean nós, and traditional music sessions.
Located in the fine Thomas Ashe Memorial Hall in Tralee town centre, the Kerry County Museum celebrates the history of Kerry’s archaeological, cultural, and historical heritage. View award-winning exhibitions on the life of Antarctic explorer Tom Crean, moving photographic records of yesterday’s Kerry, and remarkable recreations of life in medieval Tralee.
The Aqua Dome in Tralee is one of biggest indoor water attractions in the country. Relax in balmy temperatures even when it’s snowing outside. Kids of all ages will enjoy the Sky High Flume and River Rapids, and adults can take it easy in the adults-only saunas and steam room.
The 19th-century tower mill at Blennerville is a snow-white beacon in Tralee Bay. You get to see the complex workings of a windmill up close, and there is also an exhibition gallery, craft shop and restaurant. Displays include an audio visual presentation, an emigration display and a bird watching platform with telescope overlooking “Slí na nÉan” (“the Way of the Birds”).
The Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre offers an introduction to the unique ecosystem of the Tralee Bay Nature Reserve, a protected area of 8,000 acres extending from Tralee town to the Maharee Islands with an activity area that is free to enter. You can hire pedal boats, canoes, and rowing boats on the activity lake, or enjoy a picnic, lakeside walk, or fishing demonstration.
Home to the Irish National Folk Theatre, Siamsa Tire in Tralee is a showcase for Irish culture. Celebrating the best of Irish theatre and performance art, it offers an exciting programme of events all year round.
A 35-acre island of green, Tralee Town Park is home to an exciting new playground, tranquility fountain, community garden, and the perennially wonderful Garden of the Senses and Rose Garden.
A stunning beach for all weathers, Banna Strand is a seaside escape just 13 km from Tralee. Backed by imposing dunes rising up to 12 metres, Banna offers wonderful views of the Dingle mountains and is a great place to clear out the cobwebs with a bracing walk.
Located on Little Samphire Island, a couple of hundred metres west of Fenit pier in Tralee Bay, a 19th-century lighthouse is now open to the public. The visitor experience starts with a 20-minute boat trip across the scenic bay and onto the island, where a tour guide will give you insights into the challenges of lighthouse life.
3km from Tralee
Experience a superb standard of accommodation just 2km from Tralee in County Kerry.
These dormer style holiday homes are ideal for those of you who prefer an independent holiday. Each holiday home has three ensuite bedrooms.
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Experience the comforts of this new state-of-the-art development of beautifully appointed holiday homes just outside Tralee town centre. The holiday homes are equipped with everything the visitor needs for an enjoyable break in the Tralee area, and they also make an ideal base for a touring holiday of Kerry.
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1.9km from Tralee
This holiday village offers 3-star accommodation 2km from Tralee town centre in County Kerry. Each holiday home has 4 bedrooms, a nicely furnished lounge, fully fitted kitchen, and a garden for guests' use.
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0.3km from Tralee
These apartments in Tralee town centre offer great value all-year round. Ideally located within easy reach of all amenities, they offer superior, comfortable accommodation and a perfect base for exploring Kerry and its diverse scenery.
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3.3km from Tralee
Enjoy four-star luxury at one of six purpose-built vacation rentals nestling beneath the Slieve Mish Mountains on the edge of Tralee Bay in County Kerry. Located just 3km from Tralee and convenient to both Dingle peninsula and the Lakes of Killarney, these cottages are individually designed and feature antique furniture.
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1.5km from Tralee
Stay at a comfortable semi-detached Irish cottage with 1.5 hectares of grounds in a rural setting close to Tralee town, County Kerry. Newly renovated, this unique cottage adjoins the owner's residence and has its own private entrance.
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