Conor Pass, Dingle Peninsula

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Get your head in the clouds at Conor Pass, the highest mountain pass in Ireland. Your journey follows a winding, twisting asphalt road that sometimes only allows enough room for one car to pass at a time. Along the way you'll see waterfalls, lakes, and cliffs; the high altitude allows for magnificent views of the coast. Avoid this trip in bad weather because of the road conditions. Use our Lispole trip itinerary planner to visit Conor Pass on your trip to Lispole, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We drove parts of the Wild Atlantic Way in late October, and the weather was ideal. The roads into Conor Pass were thin but had numerous areas to pull over to allow cars to pass in different...  more »
  • The owner of a B&B we stayed at in Bunratty recommended taking this route to Dingle, and his suggestion was fabulous! The drive is not for the fainthearted. Narrow and winding, it's easy to...  more »
  • Even with heavy fog and strong winds, this place is a must if you're ever visiting the Dingle Peninsula. Bring a warm coat and prepare for some impressive views on both sides of the pass. There's a small part of the road that is very narrow near the top where drivers need to be super careful.
  • Beautiful overlooks into the mountain scape. Driver beware very narrow roads looking over cliff drops, quite terrifying for anyone afraid of heights. At the pull off point with a small waterfall you can climb up the rocks to a beautiful mountain lake.
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