The first day of the eighteenth “Tour de Munster” will start in City Hall Cork, take the cyclists through Cork, Waterford, Tipperary and Limerick and on to Killaloe, County Clare. Day Two, they will go through Limerick, Clare and North Kerry to Tralee. Day Three will see them face more big climbs over the Conor Pass and Molls Gap as they make their way via Dingle and Killarney toward Kenmare. Day Four will start with a climb over the Caha Pass and finish in Cork city.
Day 1 – Thursday 9th August
Cork, Midleton, Tallow, Lismore, The Vee, Clogheen, Cahir, Bansha, Tipperary, Oola, Limerick, Birdhill, Killaloe.
Day 2 – Friday 10th August
Killaloe, Tuamgraney, Ennis, Kilrush, Killimer, Tarbert, Listowel, Tralee.
Day 3 – Saturday 11th August
Tralee, Conor Pass, Dingle, Annascaul, Inch, Castlemaine, Milltown, Killarney, Molls Gap, Kenmare.
Day 4 – Sunday 12th August
Kenmare, Caha Pass, Glengarriff, Ballylickey, Gouganebarra, Ballingeary, Inchigeela, Macroom, Lissarda, Cork City – Patrick’s Hill and finishing at the Clayton Silver Springs Hotel, Cork
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** The route may be subject to slight changes to what is on the above links.
Total distance will be approx 640km.
For those that want to see what’s ahead…………. just a few gentle hills.
Just to give you an idea for the 2018 Tour de Munster, this is our “itinerary” from the 2017 Tour