Skellig Michael, County Kerry

Visit Skellig Michael, the larger of the two Skillig Islands, to see the natural beauty and the famous ruins of early religious settlement. The remains of the historic monastery, along with much of the Atlantic Ocean island, were named a World Heritage Site in 1996. The monastery was established on the island between the 6th and 8th century, but was abandoned in the 12th century. Take a tour of the island, weather permitting. If you like to dive, take advantage of one of the dive sites. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Skellig Michael and many more County Kerry attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's County Kerry online itinerary planner .
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  • This is such a special place. The history is amazing and the natural beauty as you stand on a cliff that seems to be at the end of the world - just spectacular. There are 600 steps and you must be abl...  more »
  • I went here last minute and was so lucky to get on a boat to visit the Island the next day. The weather was amazing and I live here so trust me it really was amazing. There were dozens of dolphins and...  more »
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