• Duration: 8 hours
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Description

This day tour commences at 7.30 am from selected hotels and takes you to Waterford, the oldest city in Ireland established when the Vikings first visited here in 852AD and where tourists have been coming ever since. Reginald’s Tower dominates the skyline, gazing over the bustling River Suir and the narrow medieval lanes of the Viking’s triangle.

10.30 am. Waterford Crystal, the awesome gem in Waterford’s wonderful crown, is a magical world of precious glassblowers and elegant engravers. After the factory tour return to the magnificent new showroom to marvel at these pieces of art.   

13.00 pm Arriving into Kilkenny, this City is Ireland’s most authentic medieval city; Kilkenny Castle, St. Canice’s Cathedral, and the Black Abbey have been residing here since the thirteenth century. Remarkably these ancient structures rest seamlessly with hip bars, chic restaurants, and fashionable boutiques. 

13.30pm your 1-hour walking tour of Kilkenny city commences, and you will hear all sorts of stories from wealthy tradesmen to bishops and witches, Kilkenny has seen it all. A Witch who murdered her four husbands? A Mayor who fathered 25 children! A pass time involving Kilkenny Cats! A Spinning Cage outside the Tholsel for troublemakers! Public burning of Petronella the maid in 1324! Roaming Pigs in Graveyards and the town center! Black Death, Whippings, Burnings, Crime, Jails, Theft. After your walking tour finishes, you will have time to view the grounds of the magnificent Kilkenny Castle.   

16.30 pm Depart Kilkenny City for Dublin city and your drop-off location Nassau Street & selected hotels in the heart of Dublin City.

Itinerary

Pick up from your hotel

Luxury Day Tour to Discover The Master Craftsmen at Work at The World Famous Waterford Crystal Factory and to Experience The Medieval City of Kilkenny

This day tour commences at 7.30 am from selected hotels and takes you to Waterford, the oldest city in Ireland established when the Vikings first visited here in 852AD and where tourists have been coming ever since. Reginald’s Tower dominates the skyline, gazing over the bustling River Suir and the narrow medieval lanes of the Viking’s triangle.   

Waterford Crystal & Kilkenny

10.30 am. Waterford Crystal, the awesome gem in Waterford’s wonderful crown, is a magical world of precious glassblowers and elegant engravers. After the factory tour return to the magnificent new showroom to marvel at these pieces of art.

13.00 pm Arriving into Kilkenny, this City is Ireland’s most authentic medieval city; Kilkenny Castle, St. Canice’s Cathedral, and the Black Abbey have been residing here since the thirteenth century. Remarkably these ancient structures rest seamlessly with hip bars, chic restaurants, and fashionable boutiques.

13.30 pm your 1-hour walking tour of Kilkenny city commences, and you will hear all sorts of stories from wealthy tradesmen to bishops and witches, Kilkenny has seen it all. A Witch who murdered her four husbands? A Mayor who fathered 25 children! A pass time involving Kilkenny Cats! A Spinning Cage outside the Tholsel for troublemakers! Public burning of Petronella the maid in 1324! Roaming Pigs in Graveyards and the town center! Black Death, Whippings, Burnings, Crime, Jails, Theft.

End of the tour

After your walking tour finishes, you will have time to view the grounds of the magnificent Kilkenny Castle.

16.30 pm Depart Kilkenny City for Dublin city and your drop-off location Nassau Street & selected hotels in the heart of Dublin City.

What's included

  • All taxes
  • Fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan 
  • Entry/Admission - Waterford Crystal       
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Badged Tour guide
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points 

What's excluded

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What do I need to bring

  • Comfortable shoes and a Waterproof Jacket and Layered Clothing 

Important information

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible 
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult 
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately 
  • Due to Covid 19 restrictions, this tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers. 
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 2 days or less before departure

Categories

  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS

Guided Language

  • English

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