Kilkenny City and Glendalough, Wicklow Mountains Private Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

351180


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Children should be over 12 years of age

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 5

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

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The Normandy of Ireland Tour.

Travel south though the Wicklow Mountains among some of the most beautiful scenery in Ireland, visiting Glendalough along the way with its ancient Celtic monastic ruins.

Then, travel though the rich farmlands settled by the Norman French to visit the ancient medieval Norman City of Kilkenny with its ancient palace, / fortress of the Butler Dukes of Ormond who ruled Ireland as Vice Roy of the Kings of England when Kilkenny nor Dublin was Ireland's Capital

Visit Ireland's best preserved medieval City of Kilkenny with it's medieval streets and buildings.

Itinerary

Following pick up from your hotel, cruise ship or chosen venue in Dublin you will travel 1 hour or so south to the Wicklow Mountains.

You will visit with an expert guide:

- The ancient Celtic Monastic City of Glendalough in its beautiful valley
- The Wicklow Gap (the highest mountain pass in Ireland) with spectacular views on a clear day.
- And then journey 1. 5 hours to the ancient city of Kilkenny for lunch.
- Tour inside the ancient fortress palace of the Butler's, Dukes of Ormond

We will then journey back to Dublin with a drop off to your chosen location on your return.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at your hotel, cruise ship or any other suitable location

End location: I will drop you back to your hotel, cruise ship or any other suitable location

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

Air Conditioned Mercedes Limousine.

If you have more then 5 people, I can arrange a larger vehicle for bigger groups, provided enough notice is given. Please contact me for the details.

What’s Included

Transport by Mercedes Car with a qualified Driver Guide

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 Euro - Entrance fee to the castle, lunch and refreshments.

What’s Extra

- Entrance fees for Kilkenny Castle

- Lunch and refreshments.

If you have more then 5 people, I can arrange a larger vehicle for bigger groups, provided enough notice is given. Please contact me for the details.

Restrictions

As a licensed guide, I have no restrictions.

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