Explore Star Wars Fliming Locations

 The Wild Atlantic Way is a very well known route along Ireland's coastline. Its rugged cliffs and moody skies make the perfect backdrop for the story of Rey, Luke, and the ongoing battle with the Dark Side. Along with the stunning landscape, George Lucas was so appreciative of the warm welcomes and genuine enthusiasm, he took out advertisements to thank them!

🅐 Brow Head, next to the Mizen Head Peninsula, is the filming location for the craggy caves and mine shafts in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Across the arched bridge hovering over the water is the signal station. If you are brave enough to make the cross, make sure to look down and try to spot seals, dolphins, and maybe even some whales! If you get hungry after your daring adventure, grab a bite at the Mizen Cafe.

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 Lookout for Fastnet Rock, known as Ireland's Teardrop. This was the last sight of Ireland emigrants before leaving their home, often forever

🅑 The Southern Peninsulas are something out of a storybook. No exaggeration when they say its picture perfect! Along the peninsulas is the town of Crookhaven, which is the last port of call for those leaving for America by boat. Visit the cafes, pubs and engage in some water sports. Chat with locals at Crookhaven Inn and O'Sullivan's Bar, they might even tell you about when Luke Skywalker came to town!

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Get some Irish Farmhouse Cheese in the village of Durras! 

🅒 At the end of Star Wars: The Force Awakens we get to catch a glimpse of Skellig Michael. The UNESCO site only allows for a limited number of visitors every year and while you can't dock your boat on the island, you can certainly take a boat tour around the Skellig Islands. 

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The Skellig Experience on Valentia Island won't require sea legs and will give you a good look at the Skellig Islands.

🅓 A bustling fishing village, Portmagee became a favorite for the cast of Star Wars. Some of their favorite spots? Getting a pint at The Bridge Bar  or a bite to eat from The Moorings. Maybe even grab some of Mark Hamill's favorites...Tayto crisps

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Stick around and gaze at the Milky Way at Kerry International Dark-Sky Reserve. Experience your own galaxy far, far away. 

🅔 Dubbed "the most beautiful place on earth" by National Geographic, the Dingle peninsula once housed the cast and crew of Star Wars. Filming mainly centered around Sybil Head in Ballyferriter, but you won't be disappointed in any of the views! Make sure to stop at Beal Ban beach, a favorite spot for locals. 

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The town of Dingle! It was a cast and crew favorite. Daisy Ridley (Rey) was even spotted at Dick Mack's pub in-between filming. 

🅕 Atop the cliffs at Loop Head is the place to experience the relationship between land and sea. For over 340 years the lighthouse has watched over seafarers. Crashing waves create caves and the dramatic cliffs jut out towards America, truly an experience of a lifetime. 

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Stay awhile at the Lightkeeper's House. It has 360 degree views from Kerry to the Cliffs of Moher. 

🅖 The town of Kilkee has been a favorite for over 150 years. Charlotte Bronte actually dubbed it as the honeymoon destination of choice in 1894. The beaches beckoned them then, and still brings visitors in today. 

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Stop by Keating's Bar. It is the nearest bar to New York!

🅗 The northern most stop on our journey is Malin Head. While Hell's Hole was the center of filming, it isn't accessible to the public. Don't fret! You can take a walking tour of Malin Head where your guide will show you the locations where filming took place and give you some history about the place.