Full-Day Glendalough And Kilkenny Tour From Dublin

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Spend a day exploring history and culture in the Emerald Isle. You'll start your tour in majestic Glendalough, then experience the Wicklow Mountains en-route to Kilkenny. While in Kilkenny, you can explore at your leisure the castles, abbeys, and city streets that have stood for hundreds of years.


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

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You'll depart Dublin at 8:00am. After departing, you will make your way through the Wicklow Mountains 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.

As you leave Glendalough and travel through the Wicklow Mountains, enjoy the panoramic views and fantastic scenery on your way to Kilkenny. Once you arrive, enjoy 2-hours exploring the city and the Norman Castle that dates back to the 1100's. It's 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. Or 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 capitol of medieval Ireland.

Afterwards you'll return to Dublin, arriving back at approximately 7pm.

Inclusions for Full-Day Glendalough And Kilkenny Tour From Dublin

  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide

Exclusions for Full-Day Glendalough And Kilkenny Tour From Dublin

  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum age is 18 years

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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5 Traveler Reviews

  • Loved this tour! The short walk on the trail in Glendalough was amazing, even in the rain. Then we had plenty of time in Kilkenny to have a nice lunch and explore. I would recommend this tour.

  • The trip was very picturesque and the sights were very interesting. The only thing I would change was the guide. He seemed to think that he wasn't doing his job if he wasn't talking non stop. It really got annoying after a while as he just kept repeating himself over and over like a salesman on a microphone outside a shop.

  • Our tour guide was not as informative as we would have liked, which is one of the reasons why this tour is rated 3 stars and not 5. The tour of Glendalough took place in the morning and was quite scenic. However, the drive to Kilkenny took about one and a half hours. By the time we arrived, it was 2 pm, we hadn't had lunch, and we were starved. So we opted to have a nice leisurely bite to eat instead of taking the walking tour of Kilkenny and its castle with our guide.

  • Our tour guide Matthew was brilliant and took us on enjoyable tours of both Glendalough and Kilkenny. An excellent day - enhanced by perfect weather.

  • This was an amazing tour. Our tour guide Pat was very informative. He went out of his way to make everyone fun at home. When we got to Kilkenny, after lunch he gave a walking tour if you wanted to go. We went on his walking tour and he took us and showed us things we would never have known or see if not for him. We loved this tour

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