Glendalough, Wicklow And Kilkenny Full Day Tour From Dublin

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Tour Information

Key Details

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  • Duration: 1 Days
  • Departure Time :
    8:00am
  • Departure Details :
    Parnell Square North , After booking, you will be able to view the exact address for pick up on your ticket (Viator's policy)
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Spend a day exploring history and culture in the Emerald Isle. You'll firstexperience the fantastic little city of Kilkenny, you can explore at your leisure the castles, abbeys, and city streets that have stood for hundreds of years. Later on you will visit the Wicklow Mountains and the majestic Glendalough.

Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Ideal choice for families

Know More about this tour

After departing Dublin,we willhead towards Kilkenny where you get2 hours toexplore the city. You can visitthe Norman Kilkenny Castle that dates back to the 1100's. It is like traveling back to medieval Ireland and taking a walk through the 11th century. After exploring the gardens, you can watch a short film about the castle for free or spend the extra few euros to take a guided tour of the castle. The castle is the signature symbol of the city and is majestically located on the banks of the River Nore. Kilkenny Castle has a storied past and was once the Irish stronghold of the legendary Strongbow.

Alternately, you could pay to visit theRothe House, a magnificent example of a wealthy silk merchants home built in 159. The house contains multiple medieval exhibits; including priceless Viking artefacts and a medieval garden which contains plants of the era including Gortahork cabbage and Blood of the Boyne apples.

Or you can just enjoy a walk on the cobbled streets of Kilkenny. Or visit the Black Abbey, the cathedral and much more. Either way, you will have a great time in this little city that was once the capital of medieval Ireland. Kilkenny also has aproud food heritageand you will have the opportunity to enjoy lunch while in the city. There is plenty to choose from including artisan cafs and charming gastropubs.

We then take you to Glendalough, a secluded and wonderful spot just south of Dublin. Truly one of the most beautiful sights you will see on a day tour from Dublin, Glendalough promises to impress with magnificent scenery and much more. Explore the lakes, monastic ruined city, waterfalls, and other attractions the area has to offer. It is no wonder that films like 'Braveheart' and 'P.S. I Love You' were filmed in this area. You will get around 2 hours to explore the monastic ruins and the lough itself. Meander and soak up the views of this vast walkers paradise, also renowned for its bird-watching and abundance of wildlife.

Travelling through the Wicklow Mountains, the landscape will change fromlush green rich pasturewith gentle valleys, to the dramatic and thebreathtaking ancient glacial valleysof the Wicklow Gap. Ease away the stresses of life in these picturesquesurroundings, leave the sights and sounds of the city behind, mesmerising views come to the dramatic mountains, rugged peaks, steep valleys and forest trails.

Afterwards you'll return to Dublin, arriving back at approximately 6:00pm - 7:00pm.

*Please note that all times are approximate. The locations might be visited in a different order, depends on traffic and weather.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not recommended for small children or those with walking disabilities (a fair amount of walking involved)

Not recommended for participants with back problems, with heart complaints, pregnant women or other serious medical conditions

Group of 12 people or more will not be accepted, even if the group make separate bookings; Up to 60 people on board