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8-Hour Kilkenny Highlights Tour
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Culture, History, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    8 Hours

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English

Description

Spend 8 hours exploring Kilkenny, a medieval town in southeast Ireland, known for its rich medieval heritage hotspots. Visit the Kilkenny Castle and Gardens, Medieval Mile, Jerpoint Abbey, Jerpoint Glass Studio and other iconic buildings. Travel to Kyteler’s Pub which is related to Ireland's only witch trials.  

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    • Walk along the Medieval Mile and explore the city origins founded by Saint Canice as a monastic settlement in the 6th century.

    • Take in the views of the city and surrounding countryside from the top of the 9th century round tower beside the wonderful stone cathedral of St Canice.

    • Explore Kilkenny Castle, its gardens and magnificent long gallery. 

    • Learn about the history of the city and the Ormond Family, who owned the castle until 1967.

    • Enjoy a pint of Ireland’s oldest ale at the Smithwick’s Brewery.

    • Have lunch at Kyteler’s Pub.

    • Visit Jerpoint Abbey, an outstanding Cistercian abbey founded in the second half of the 12th century. 

    • Discover Jerpoint Glass Studio and see skilled glassblowers perform their magic as they turn flowing red-hot molten glass into the beautiful Jerpoint shapes right before your eyes.

    • Enjoy tea and homemade scones in the local Farmer's House before meeting the sheepdogs and enjoying a unique demonstration.

    End of the tour. 

What's Included
  • Private Irish guide/driver

What's Excluded
  • Admission fees

  • Lunch

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
The group size and price
1 To 5EUR 485 Per Group
1 To 12EUR 585 Per Group
1 To 28EUR 685 Per Group
1 To 53EUR 800 Per Group

This is a group tour

Tour Reviews
  • Nancy

    No wonder there are no reviews of this man.  We had booked him for two stops we made on our cruise.  Not only was he not there to greet us but didn't respond to my email asking where he is.  I think this is a sham.  Be certain not to pay in advance.  Fortunately, I did not.

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EUR 485 / group

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