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Blasket Islands

Dingle Peninsula lie a group of abandoned sandstone islands rise out of the Atlantic Ocean. The Blasket Islands (Na Blascaodaí in Irish) have all been occupied at one point or another, but it was the tiny community on the largest island, The Great Blasket, that gained fame for its tradition of folklore and storytelling.

At its peak, the island boasted 175 residents; by the time the Irish government decided the islands were too dangerous for habitation and ordered a mandatory evacuation, there were only 22 people remaining.

Visitors to The Great Blasket find the ruined remains left behind by the island’s former inhabitants. An 8-mile (13-kilometer) walking path takes visitors past some of the island’s most spectacular scenery — sea cliffs and white sand beaches — with the opportunity to spot shorebirds and a colony of seals who now call the islands home.

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Tour di Dingle e Blasket Visitor Centre da Killarney

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Fai un tour per piccoli gruppi culturale esplorando lo spettacolare paesaggio delle Blasket Islands sulla penisola di Dingle. Famosa per essere il "luogo ...  Ulteriori informazioni

  • Luogo: Killarney, Irlanda
  • Durata: 1 giorno
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