Tralee

Travel Guide
Blennerville Windmill which includes heritage elements, a windmill and heritage architecture
Visit the largest town in County Kerry and see Ireland’s historic functioning windmill and a town park with an exquisite rose garden.

Tralee is the charming town of County Kerry. It is filled with historic attractions, pubs, bars and restaurants. Visit a mountain peak for spectacular views of the Dingle Peninsula. In the county museum, find a remarkable collection of priceless archaeological objects.

This town is famous for an international competition popular in Irish communities around the world. The Rose of Tralee is held in August every year as a celebration of Irish culture. It features street performances, markets, theater and fireworks. At the heart of the festival is a competition of influential young women competing to be crowned the Rose of Tralee.

Spend a day outside in Tralee Town Park in the town center. It features a garden of the senses, walking paths and a commemorative fountain. Find the spectacular rose garden, with one of the largest collections of roses in Ireland. Notice a statue honoring the first Rose of Tralee, Mary O’Connor, in the center of the park.

Tour the main gallery of the Kerry County Museum and see a bronze horn dating back to 3000 B.C. In the archaeology hall, learn how ancient relics are rediscovered using special tools. The museum features a medieval experience hall, where visitors gain an insight into the lives of Tralee residents in the 15th century. Walk through a detailed life-size display. Costumes are available for children.

Learn about the workings of the traditional Blennerville Windmill. This magnificent structure is over 65 feet (20 meters) tall and open to the public to climb. Make a short drive from the center of Tralee to the windmill.

Tralee is located in County Kerry in southwestern Ireland. This historic region is about 190 miles (300 kilometers) from Dublin and 70 miles (110 kilometers) from Cork. Stay in a hotel, cozy guesthouse or a self-catered apartment.

Steeped in history, Tralee is an excellent destination for visitors hoping to find glimpses of a traditional Irish lifestyle.

The Ashe Hotel
The Ashe Hotel
4 out of 5
Maine Street, Tralee, Co. Kerry
The price is €114 per night from 28 Mar to 29 Mar
€114
per night
28 Mar - 29 Mar
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Tralee. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and room service. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff in ...
9.6/10 Exceptional! (362 reviews)
Béidh mé ar ais go dtí The Ashe
"Loved my stay. Made feel so very welcome and the bed was so comfortable. Will definitely stay again."

Reviewed on 22 Dec 2022

The Ashe Hotel
Ballyseede Castle
Ballyseede Castle
4 out of 5
Ballyseede, Tralee, County Kerry
The price is €216 per night from 22 Mar to 23 Mar
€216
per night
22 Mar - 23 Mar
Stay at this 4-star hotel in Tralee. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and room service. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
9.4/10 Exceptional! (394 reviews)
Ballyseede was a dream!
"We had a wonderful stay at Ballyseede and will definitely be recommending to everyone we know. Highlight was an unexpected tour through the woods by the little fluffy white dog named Hope. We had two delicious dinners in the pub and the breakfasts were excellent as well. Ballyseede is a perfect stop ..."

Reviewed on 30 Jan 2023

Ballyseede Castle
The Manor West Hotel & Leisure Club
The Manor West Hotel & Leisure Club
4 out of 5
Tralee, Tralee, Kerry
The price is €121 per night from 26 Mar to 27 Mar
€121
per night
26 Mar - 27 Mar
Stay at this 4-star hotel in Tralee. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in their reviews. Popular ...
9.4/10 Exceptional! (280 reviews)
"Staff in the hotel are excellent. Everyone is so friendly and welcoming and very helpful. All areas are spotless clean and the decor is modern. Bedrooms are very comfortable. Location is fine. Its situated in a Manor West retail park which is great for a wander around the big stores - Home Store ..."

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2023

The Manor West Hotel & Leisure Club
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The Blue Annex
The Blue Annex
3.5 out of 5
Tralee, Kerry (county)
Stay at this 3.5-star golf cottage in Tralee. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a garden. Popular attractions Kingdom Greyhound Stadium and Tralee Courthouse ...
The Blue Annex
Railway Cottage 2 bedroom house
Railway Cottage 2 bedroom house
Dingle, County Kerry
Stay at this holiday home in Tralee. Enjoy a garden, a patio and a TV. Popular attractions Tralee Pitch & Putt Club and Kingdom Greyhound Stadium are located ...
10/10 Exceptional! (1 review)
Beautiful!
"Everything was just so perfect! Wonderful communication and very detailed host. Perfect little cottage"

Reviewed on 22 Nov 2021

Railway Cottage 2 bedroom house
Tralee Townhouse Holiday Home
Tralee Townhouse Holiday Home
Tralee, County Kerry
Stay at this holiday home in Tralee. Enjoy free WiFi, a garden and a TV. Popular attractions St. John's Parish and Tralee Courthouse are located nearby. Discover ...
Tralee Townhouse Holiday Home
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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