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    Stop At: Irish Luxury Tours, Ireland, Dublin NA Ireland

    Depart Nassau Street Dublin 2 at 08.00am (At the side of Trinity College close to Grafton Street)

    You will travel from Dublin through the county of Kildare know as the "Thoroughbred County" so called for the amount of top race horses that are bred and sold from the large stud farms in this region. You continue you on to  Waterford the  oldest city in Ireland established when the Vikings first visited here in 852AD and tourists have being 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. 

    Duration: 8 hours

    Stop At: House Of Waterford Crystal, The Mall, Waterford Ireland

    Waterford City's Reginald’s Tower dominates the skyline, gazing over the bustling River Suir and the narrow medieval lanes of the  Viking’s triangle.  Waterford Crystal, the awesome gem in Waterford’s wonderful crown, is a magical world of precious glass blowers and elegant engravers. After the factory tour return to the magnificent new showroom to marvel at these pieces of art. There is time for shopping at the showroom before departing to Kilkenny City.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: The Kilkenny Way, 28/29 Rose Inn Street, Kilkenny Ireland

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

    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!, A public burning of Petronella the maid in 1324!

    Roaming Pigs in Graveyards and the town centre! Black Death, Whippings, Burnings, Crime, Jails, Theft .

    After your walking  tour finishes you will have time to view the Magnificent Kilkenny Castle or the beautiful Rose Gardens or to simply meander throw these ancient streets.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Nassau Street, Dublin Ireland

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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Nassau Street, Nassau St, Dublin, Ireland
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Bottled water
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Entry/Admission - House Of Waterford Crystal
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We lucked out today. We were supposed to be part of a group of 10. Eight people cancelled since the hurricane prevented them leaving Florida. As a result, we had a private tour. Mick was a great guide and we had a very lively and...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank FLEileen
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We were the only two on the tour. Visiting Waterford Crystal was quite interesting. It would have been nice to have had time to walk around Waterford. It appeared to be a beautiful town. Kilkenny is filled with history and beauty. Our guide, Joe, was...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Jo Ann C
    AdminKM, Manager at Irish Luxury Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for the review . Yes it would be nice to have extra time In Waterford but as you may have noticed time does not permit as it’s a long day otherwise . If you wish to avail of a private day...More

    Reviewed 10 December 2018

    My husband, son and I visited Ireland this past July 2018. One of our most enjoyable activities was a "Luxury Tour" departing from Dublin to explore Waterford and Kilkenny. Our driver was Peter and he took great care of us! He was personable and informative...More

    Date of experience: July 2018
    Thank nemccarthy
    AdminKM, Manager at Irish Luxury Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2019

    Thank you so much for posting your wonderful review . We are delighted you enjoyed your day trip so much.

    Reviewed 9 November 2018

    Kieran was our private driver for our day in Waterford and Kilkenny. The 3 of us were picked up in Dublin, and he made a point of showing us some sites on the way out of town, including driving us through Phoenix Park! He was...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    4  Thank Laurie B
    AdminKM, Owner at Irish Luxury Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2019

    Thank you so much for posting such a lovely review of your day tour to Kilkenny & Waterford . Kieran was delighted as were we . He’s a gem 😊 Thank you again

    Reviewed 28 July 2018

    I booked this tour through Viator, little did I know I was picking the best tour company, Irish Luxury Tours, that goes to Waterford/Kilkenny. Our tour was over booked by one large group traveling together, rather than cancelling my party of two we got VIP...More

    Date of experience: July 2018
    2  Thank adlan01
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