Day-trip to Kilkenny from Dublin city

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Tour Number

Activity Level

386873


Categories

City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Shore Excursion, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
Wheelchair users need to be able to get in and out of the van.

Adequate space in the trunk of the van for a portable, foldable wheelchair.

Kilkenny is a small, medieval city and to experience it fully involves exploring the little streets and 'slips' (laneways) therefore there may be some restrictions for wheelchair users.

Maximum travelers: 5

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (conversational), English (fluent)

Visit Ireland's only Medieval City


Visit Ireland's unique medieval city, Kilkenny, complete with its amazing Anglo-Norman Castle dating back to the 12th century. A small yet fascinating city full of winding streets and period buildings and a great place to explore on foot. Depart Dublin by private limousine and take the short 1. 5 hour journey by car (each way). Travel through the lovely, relaxing Irish countryside - literally full of sheep and cattle - and arrive in Kilkenny. On arrival visit Kilkenny Castle which takes 1 - 1. 5 hours.

Following the Castle visit, enjoy a leisurely lunch in one of the historic pubs in Kilkenny city and perhaps a glass of the local red ale.

After lunch, take time to explore this little city on foot which is full of fascinating little laneways and 'slips' and beautiful medieval buildings before heading back to Dublin city.

Suggested departure from Dublin at 08. 30 hrs and return at approximately 16. 30 hrs. Pick-up and drop-back available from all city centre locations including hotels and Dublin Port.

Itinerary

Depart Dublin for Kilkenny Castle - approximately 1. 5 hrs travelling time.
On arrival visit Kilkenny Castle - approximately 1 hour
Transfer to typical pub for lunch - allow 1 hour
Time to explore the city on foot
Depart Kilkenny and return to Dublin

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Monument/Building

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

Transportation by luxury air-conditioned Mercedes van

What’s Included

Other: - Pick-up and drop-back available in all city centre locations, including Dublin Port

- Transportation by private luxury Mercedes van driven by Irish Tourist Board approved guide

- My guiding fees for the day

- Local taxes, parking charges and any toll charges that may be applicable also included.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 Euro - Estimate only of local currency required per person in Euro to cover admissions to places of interest, small transactions (eg cup of coffee) where credit cards may not be accepted or a minimum charge may be required, although most credit cards are widely accepted.

Entrance fees are subject to change without notice

What’s Extra

Other: Entrances to visitor attractions and places of interest, meals and refreshments. All other incidentals incurred during the course of the tour.

Restrictions

Many Irish state-run visitor attractions provide their own guides and therefore do not permit external guides to conduct tours.
The Guinness Storehouse visit is a self-guided visit.

A Recent Review of this tour

From first contact, our dealings with Carol were a pleasure. Both in our pre-tour correspondence and our actual tour outing, she was a balance between the well-studied professional and the convivial friend. To the general tour, we added the challenge of tracking down the 17th century ruins of my wife's ancestors' home, thus a certain amount of flexibility was necessary. Carol was unfazed. By the way, she is a skilled and conscientious driver. Bryan Frink, Ashland, Oregon, USA
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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    386873


    Categories

    City, Day Trip / Out of Town, Shore Excursion, Youth and Family

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: Yes.
    Wheelchair users need to be able to get in and out of the van.

    Adequate space in the trunk of the van for a portable, foldable wheelchair.

    Kilkenny is a small, medieval city and to experience it fully involves exploring the little streets and 'slips' (laneways) therefore there may be some restrictions for wheelchair users.

    Maximum travelers: 5

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Italian (conversational), English (fluent)

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