Live Ireland in the Munster Vales following the natural trail from land to sea, a holiday experience, an exhilarating adventure that blends history and heritage seamlessly with modern Irish life.

The Munster Vales lie in the historic heartland of Ireland, it's a 1,100 kilometre stretch of olden routes and timeworn trails that rise in the mid-west and sweep southward through five mountain ranges and on to the wild Irish Sea. Crossing the magnificent counties of Limerick, Cork, Tipperary and Waterford, exploring the Munster Vales is an exhilarating adventure, where history and heritage blend seamlessly with modern Irish life, in an unforgettable travel experience.

Hike to the five highest points of the Munster Vales to experience unrivalled vistas - lush valleys, surging rivers, cascading waterfalls, rugged coastline - a millennia-old landscape, the origin of Ireland's great legends and folklore. Bike through deep cut gorges, gaze on shimmering lakes, breathe the pure air and immerse mind and body in the natural, unspoiled beauty of our lands.

It is here that our great heroes, such as the Fianna, fought and loved, where our people laid down their roots, the well spring of our culture and our heritage. Crossing the Munster Vales, the history of our people comes to life, from ancient settlements to working castles, stately homes and humble labourers cottages, life's rich tapestry awaiting discovery.

This is authentic Irish country life, charming villages and vibrant market towns, restaurants, shops, bars and cafés, wonderful accommodations where the breakfast is as hearty as the welcome. Experience legendary Irish evenings, packed full of story and song. Live Ireland in the Munster Vales.

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Munster Vales Bundles

Munster Vales offers you bundles of activities and accommodation to choose from throughout the region. Whether you want to take on the Ballyhoura Mountain Bike Trails or enjoy a scenic walk in Aherlow we have what you need!

Epic Summits, Lush Valleys and Hidden Caves

Find your ultimate outdoor experience in the Munster Vales!

Whether your a walker, cyclist, hiker, climber, kayaker or just a good old fashioned country rambler there is something for everyone in Ireland's heartland! 

History, Heritage and Myth

A millennia-old landscape, steeped in the history and folklore that shaped our culture.

Follow in the footsteps of the great Kings, Warriors, Saints, Sinners and Pilgrims of old!

Thriving Ancient Towns

Charming sleepy Villages and bustling, vibrant Market Towns abound!

To experience authentic Irish life, our famous hospitality and proud locally sourced cuisines look no further.

Craíc, Céol agus Cáint for the weary adventurer!!

Plan Your Adventure Today

Come find us!! Maps and Places of Interest can be found here.

Start planning your Munster Vales escape today!! 

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Kilometers of Scenic Walks
Iconic Heritage Sites
Activities and Attractions
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What people are saying..

Waterford Greenway

Amazing scenery, fantastic adventure for families. The kids absolutely loved the tunnel at Durrow! The section outside Mount Congreve looks fantastic too.

Waterford Greenway

Glen of Aherlow

The scenery here is simply stunning. There was snow on the top of the Galtees when we were here. The hikes are well laid out with good quality paths. There are walks to suit all abilities. Well worth a visit.

Glen of Aherlow

Ballyhoura Mountain Bike Trails

Wonderful way to spend the day! Great equipment, beautiful scenery, and the staff go above and beyond! Trails so nice, fun and easy to navigate, but very challenging as well.

Mountain Biking in the Ballyhouras
Ballyhoura Mountain Bike Trails

Rock of Cashel “The Rock”

Well worth a visit lovely spot lots of tourist, shops, pubs and restaurants lovely views and the castle is a great place to visit

Rock of Cashel
Rock of Cashel