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Kilkenny, Wicklow Mountains & Glendalough Day Trip from Dublin

South-East Ireland tour with a small group & tour guide

Created with Sketch. Dublin, Ireland
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Duration

10 hours

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Cancellation

Up to 4 days

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Activity Time

8:00 AM

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Languages

English

Overview

Kilkenny, Wicklow Mountains & Glendalough tour with a small group & tour guide

Break from Dublin for a tour of medieval Irish architecture and folklore in Kilkenny and Glendalough. Aboard a luxury coach, take a day trip to the top sights in south-east Ireland from Kilkenny Castle to the Wicklow Mountain National Park and Glendalough’s medieval monastic settlement. This tour also includes a stop at the foot of the Wicklow Mountains, where you’ll be able to see border collies corral sheep across the fields.
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Round-trip transport by luxury, air-conditioned coach from Dublin
  • Visit south-east Ireland's top attractions, including Kilkenny Castle

Included/Excluded

  • Included :
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation by luxury coach with free Wi-Fi
  • Walking tour at Glendalough and Kilkenny
  • Excluded :
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Activity's Location

Created with Sketch. Dublin, Ireland

FAQs

What To Expect
Stop At: Glendalough Monastic Settlement
Included is a guided walking tour offered by your tour guide. For thousands of years people have been drawn to ‘the valley of the two lakes‘ for its spectacular scenery, rich history, archaeology and abundant wildlife. Our guests have ample time to walk the two lakes if they wish and while at the site there is a lovely venue at which light food and refreshments can be bought.
Duration: 2 hours
Admission Ticket Included

Stop At: Wicklow Mountains National Park
The National Park is the mountain range and also the Glendalough Monastic site and lakes. The tour spends 2 hours at the monastic site to include the walking tour and the drive through the Wicklow Gap with a stop at the top where there is a beautiful scenic point
Duration: 2 hours
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: Kilkenny Castle
A stop of between 2 hours 30 minutes and 3 hours our visit to Kilkenny City offers a wonderful opportunity to catch a glimpse of Ireland's medieval past and its present which Kilkenny showcases the very best of. It is considered to be one of the cultural and craft centres on the island.Your Guide will offer to all a free walking guided tour of the city to include Kilkenny Castle grounds, all the notable sites through the narrow winding cobbled stone streets. Stories of history, you will have ample time to freely browse the sites and shops. With open access, the wonderful extensive Castle grounds behind the fortified 1000 year old granite walls is a must visit. Across from the Castle is Butler House & Gardens, beautiful gardens and the Castle stable yards where silversmith crafts men and women are at work, sculptures, painters, tanners and potterers. The workshops are open to the public. Visit the haunted Black Church and Rothe House filled with Viking artifacts. Artisan cafes galore!
Duration: 3 hours
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: The Wicklow Gap
Is one of the highest Irish mountain passes and located in County Wicklow.The wild and rugged scenery is the film location for many movies from Braveheart to PS I Love You and more recently the tv series Vikings. We have a stop at the top of the Gap and you have the opportunity to stroll the area and capture some images.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free

Stop At: Laragh
We visit a working Irish sheep farm set in the Wicklow Mountains. At the farm there will be a Sheep Dog Trials where the Shepard will work with his collie dogs in a demonstration through the fields of the farm. After this there is a open answer and question session with the farmer and all passengers get the opportunity to mingle with the lambs, sheep and the dogs. The setting is magical at the foot of the hills located in a beautiful valley.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Additional Information
- Subject to availablity
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Children 2 years and under are not allowed to travel
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Cancillation Policy
- All Cancellations made 4 Days prior to the Tour departure time NO charges will be applicable
- If Cancellation made within 5 Days to your Tour departure time 100% charges will be applicable
- If eligible for Refund your Amount will be returned back to your Account within 7 working days
Price & Availability
- Check the availability calendar to see starting times and offers
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