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Yes, Port is off the beaten path, beautiful, historic, ghostly, rugged and isolated! What’s not to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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I wanted to go here after reading reviews but don't think it was worth the effort. I travelled... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Dublin, Ireland
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Port, Donegal Town, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, Port is off the beaten path, beautiful, historic, ghostly, rugged and isolated! What’s not to like! Getting there is half the fun. It takes a while, but, the tiny roads, beautiful scenery and waiting for sheep to get out of the way is part...More

Thank verniers2017
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I wanted to go here after reading reviews but don't think it was worth the effort. I travelled from Ardara and it took almost an hour and on old, narrow mountain paths. Now I'm Irish and a farmers daughter so maybe the charm is lost...More

1  Thank ainemcardle2
Reviewed 22 August 2017

It was beautiful, but took a long time to drive there. There is a hiking path from Glencombkille which we tried to find but couldn't locate it.

Thank TennisMom0826
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The ruins of this village are inherently interesting, but very similar to many others throughout Ireland. What is special about this site is scenery along the long road you travel to get to it, and the coastline when you get there. It is one of...More

Thank Llywinda
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The road to the Atlantic ocean and to Port is an 11 km long small road and those roads are the most beautiful in Ireland. It ends at the deserted village with a spectacular view over the ocean. What a terrible beauty.

3  Thank DOKTER2014
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The views from here are beautiful. It is a peaceful and calming place to go; it's not crowded. I would come back again.

1  Thank FamTimeFL
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Right up front if youre not comfortable or prepared to drive down a one lane road for a few miles with oncoming cars, and sheep, then this is not for you. But if you are then you're in for a treat. Two small parking lots...More

7  Thank James N
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Have visited Port at different times of the year and every time it never fails to be stunningly beautiful. If you are lucky enough to be there for a sunset its spectacular.

1  Thank Marygallagher60
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Not far from Glencolmcille is the deserted famine village of Port - sad to see what was once a small fishing community and now just the walls of a few clusters of cottages. It is in a very beautiful setting and well worth the drive...More

4  Thank omfarrell2015
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stumbled upon this by accident recently on a trip to Donegal and stayed overnight in our campervan. It is a magical place however the road is not suitable for travelling in a large campervan! On our way back we ended up in a ditch...More

1  Thank evil65
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