Glendalough, Wicklow Mountains and Kilkenny Day Tour

Glendalough, Wicklow Mountains and Kilkenny Day Tour

We use small minibuses with qualified Irish tourism guides so you can get a more intimate tour. We have organised this tour to give you the best experience that we can offer. Giving you plenty of time to explore Wicklow, Glendalough and the town of Kilkenny.
* Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: County Dublin, Ireland
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




We use small minibuses with qualified Irish tourism guides so you can get a more intimate tour. We have organised this tour to give you the best experience that we can offer. Giving you plenty of time to explore Wicklow, Glendalough and the town of Kilkenny.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Dublin, Dublin, County Dublin

With the pickup from the Molly Malone in Dublin, your guide will bring by some of the main places of interested on the way travelling through south Dublin.

Stop At: Glendalough Monastic Settlement, Ireland

This is our first stop of the day and your guide will bring you through the monastic site and give you the history of this area.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Glendalough Upper Lake, Wicklow Ireland

After you visit the monastic site of St Kevin, there is plenty of time to enjoy this beautiful valley and its two lakes. You can decide to enjoy a walk to the upper lake or relax and enjoy a coffee break.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Wicklow Mountains National Park, Glendalough Village Ireland

Leaving Glendalough we continue on the tour through the very scenic Wicklow Gap in the Wicklow Mountains National Park. The scenery is wonderful and your guide will enrich your view with the history of this area.

Stop At: Kilkenny, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny

After we reach the old Norman settlement town of Kilkenny, you may be feeling a little hungry and this is the perfect location for a bite to eat. There are many bars, cafes and restaurants to choose from.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Kilkenny Castle, The Parade, Kilkenny R95 YRK1 Ireland

After lunch its time to visit one of the many important buildings of Kilkenny, Kilkenny Castle. Kilkenny was once the capital of Ireland for a short period and the Castle here was owned by a very wealthy Norman family called the Butlers.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Kilkenny, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny

After your visit to Kilkenny Castle there may be still some time to enjoy a walk in Kilkenny main street and explore any of other rich historic locations, such as St. Canice’s Cathedral, Rothe House or just enjoy a walk and take in the atmosphere.

Duration: 30 minutes