Tralee was founded in the XIII century by the Norman Anglo-Saxons, it is situated in the south east of the country just 100 km from Cork and is en route to the peninsular Dingle. The town sits on the bay of Tralee, next to the sea and alongside a canal. It possesses many historical monuments such as: Town Park, Saint John’s Church, Kerry Kingdom Museum, Siamsa Tire Theatre where they regularly perform Irish folklore. Also, there is the Blennerville Windmill which is the biggest in the whole country and still operates to this day. Tralee is an ideal destination to visit the towns and the famous sandy beaches in the county of Kerry.
The English classes are imparted in the Celtic School, situated in the centre of the city. The building has fantastic facilities and well equipped classrooms with large windows.
Students are treated as another member of the family. Sharing accommodation with the families forces the students to communicate and improve their English and their conversation practice. In Student Travel Camps the same family accommodates up to two students of different nationalities and they are responsible for ensuring that they speak English throughout.
Activities and half day excursions
Tralee Wetlands Park
The rare wetlands park that can be found in County Kerry, is a hugely important and unique conservation area for numerous birds and animals. The park offers interactive tours, videos, views from their observation tower and boat rides in the lakes. This is a great place to experience one of Europe’s most important wetland reserves.
This is a beautiful landmark out on Tralee Bay, that watches over the Dingle Peninsula. This working windmill is in a great location where visitors can go inside and even look out from the top. It is also has a lovely cafe and exhibitions for all visitors.
Killarney is a beautiful and vibrant little town that is surrounded by some of the most stunning landscapes in Ireland. With Mountains, lakes and woodlands in its surrounding area, there is a lot of adventure to be had in this area of the country. Within the town itself, there is a lot of history in its old buildings and heritage.
Banna Strand is a gorgeous beach located on the Atlantic Ocean that is regularly visited by locals and tourists alike. This is a gem of county Kerry as one of the most well kept beaches in Ireland, which has the amazing sites to match such as the mountains of the Dingle Peninsula. It is a fantastic place to visit on a warm summer’s day.
Kerry County Museum
This fascinating museum is a great demonstration of Irish history and culture with exhibition galleries, collections store, and education rooms. Discover Ireland past through these extensive exhibits and demonstration that provide a great feel for your imagination.
Tralee Town Park
This picturesque park is in the centre of Tralee town, which provides great views to spend time and relax. Most famous for its beautiful rose gardens, it really provides a treat of the senses. There are lots of things to see and do with the leisure walks and a playground for the enjoyment of the kids.