Scenic Tour of South County Carlow

Tour Number

Activity Level

139746


Categories

Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), German (fluent)

Luxury Tour in Scenic Ireland


St. Mullins was once one of the most significant ecclesiastical sites along with Glendalough and Clonmacnoise but it's history spans from pre-Christian times to the present.
St. Moling not only built a corn mill but also started the longest running continuous ferry service in the World. It started in the 7th century AD and only ceased about 50 years ago.
Have a cup of coffee in Mullicháin Cafe on the banks of the River Barrow.

Clashganny Lock is the most scenic lock in the country.

Have a pint in the unique old fashioned O'Sheas pub, get to know the history of Borris House, still lived in by the descendants of the Kings of Leinster, the McMurrough Kavanaghs.

Mount Leinster is the highest mountain in Co. Carlow and is part of the Blackstairs range. It also lends it's name to the province.

Adelaide Church was built by Mr. Duguid in memory of his daughter Constance and his wife, both buried in the church. The church was consecrated in 1913 and is the exact scaled replica of Salisbury Cathedral.

Itinerary

We start on the most Southern Tip of County Carlow when we walk in the footsteps of St. Moling who was born exactly 1400 years ago.
St. Mullins was once one of the most significant ecclesiastical sites along with Glendalough and Clonmacnoise.
The saint not only built a corn mill but also started the longest running ferry service in the World.
Have a cup of coffee in Mullicháin Cafe on the banks of the River Barrow.
Follow us to the view point of Clashganny Lough, have a stroll along the scenic tow path on the river before we head off to the picturesque village of Borris.
Have a pint in the unique old fashioned O'Sheas pub, get to know the history of Borris House, still lived in by the descendants of the Kings of Leinster, the McMurrough Kavanaghs.
Join us to the Nine Stones View Point, at the foot of Mt. Leinster where you can see the coast of Wales on a clear day.

Follow us to the ancient village of Myshall where the unique Adelaide Church is located. Get to know the story of love, loss and reunion.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at your hotel, cruise ship or accommodation

End location: I leave you back at your accommodation or wherever suits you (i.e. restaurant, pub)

Duration: 7 hours

the driving time on its own is about 1 hour, but the tour itself is a full day trip

Transportation

2013 licensed minibus Ford Tourneo Custom Trend, high specs as Limousine. Can carry up to 8 passengers, modern, clean, comfortable, aircondition

What’s Included

Other: - collection from accommodation/ship
- full day guided tour
- travel in a luxurious vehicle with aircon, legroom, luggage room
- drop off at accommodation/ship/

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 Euro - price for lunch and personal expenditures

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Private tour guide Bianka

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