travel42 Port Guide: Skelligs

Skelligs travel42 Port of Call Guide

Just past Caherciveen on Ireland's Ring of Kerry drive, it is possible to take a ferry over to Valencia Island, and from there to visit the Skelligs. Valencia Island can also be reached by a bridge that crosses from Portmagee.

Valencia Island was where the Atlantic cable made landfall in the mid-19th century after leaving Newfoundland. It was also the first place in Europe where footprints of the tetrapod were discovered. The dinosaur came ashore there about 350 million years ago and left its ...

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