Waterford, Kilkenny and House of Waterford Crystal

Waterford, Ireland, UK

Kilkenny is known as the Marble city because of its distinctive black marble. We start this tour at Kilkenny Castle which was founded after the Norman conquest of Ireland. The castle has been rebuilt to suit the needs of its inhabitants...

Kilkenny Medieval street
Kilkenny Medieval street

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Waterford Shore Excursion
Waterford Shore Excursion

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House of Waterford Crystal

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Kilkenny Medieval street
Kilkenny Medieval street

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Itinerary 

- Kilkenny Castle (Ticket included 60') was founded after the Norman conquest of Ireland. The castle has been rebuilt to suit the needs of its inhabitants. This grand country house surrounded by parkland with mature trees, woodlands and a terraced rose garden amongst other is a Victorian remodelling of the thirteenth century defensive Castle.
- Rothe House and Garden (Ticket included 45'. This attraction on Monday will be replaced by St. Canice´s Cathedral). This merchant’s house, built around two courtyards, was restored in 1966. Now it is the headquarters of the Kilkenny Archaeological Society. 
- Kyteler's Inn (20') Kyteler’s Inn is a public house located in the heart of medieval Kilkenny. It dates back to 1263 and it combines a rich heritage with 21st century amenities.
- Butter Slip (20') Butter Slip is the most picturesque of Kilkenny’s narrow medieval corridors. It dates to the early 17th century and it runs underneath two houses, keep in mind this street was dark and cool ideal for storing and selling butter.
- Kilkenny (50') Kilkenny is known as the Marble city because of its distinctive black marble. It has a medieval feel thanks to its well-preserved old buildings. An easily walkable city worth visiting. 
- House of Waterford Crystal (Ticket included 45'), is a luxury crystal manufacture where authentic and masterful crystal pieces come to life. 

Know before you book

- Duration 6.30 hours

- Prices given per PERSON in US$

Lowest Price Guarantee

- No booking fees

- Full refund if port stop is cancelled or ship can't dock.

Waterford, Kilkenny and Dunmore Cave Private Tour

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions:

- Kilkenny Castle Ticket included

- Rothe House and Garden Ticket

- House of Waterford Crystal ticket included

- Pick Up at Hotels or Cruise Terminal

- Professional Local Guide

- Private Tour

 

Exclusions:

- Gratuities

- Rothe House and Gardens is close on Monday

Cancellation Policy

- If your ship can´t dock due to inclement weather conditions there is no cancellation fee.

- If you cancel at least 7 calendar days in advance, there is no cancellation fee either.

- If you cancel between 3 and 6 calendar days in advance, you will be charged a 50% cancellation fee.

- If you cancel within 2 calendar days in advance, you will be charged a 100% cancellation fee.

What to expect

Kilkenny is known as the Marble city because of its distinctive black marble. It has a medieval feel thanks to its well-preserved old buildings. An easily walkable city worth visiting. 
We start this tour at Kilkenny Castle which was founded after the Norman conquest of Ireland. The castle has been rebuilt to suit the needs of its inhabitants. This grand country house surrounded by parkland with mature trees, woodlands and a terraced rose garden amongst other is a Victorian remodelling of the thirteenth century defensive Castle.

Continuing with our visit, we will head to the city centre, right in the midpoint of the Medieval Mile where Rothe House and Gardens are located. This merchant’s house, built around two courtyards, was restored in 1966. Now it is the headquarters of the Kilkenny Archaeological Society (This attraction on Sunday will be replaced by Medieval Mile Museum)
Kyteler’s Inn is a public house located in the heart of medieval Kilkenny. It dates back to 1263 and it combines a rich heritage with 21 st century amenities. Butter Slip is the most picturesque of Kilkenny’s narrow medieval corridors. It dates to the early 17 th century and it runs underneath two houses, keep in mind this street was dark and cool ideal for storing and selling butter.

Our next and final stop: House of Waterford Crystal, is a luxury crystal manufacture where authentic and masterful crystal pieces come to life. 

Rothe House and Gardens is close on Monday


PLEASE NOTE: WALKING INVOLVED 
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