Kilkenny, Wicklow & Glendalough Tour
- Explore the Glens & Valleys of Wicklow.
- Discover the Wicklow Mountains National Park.
- Tour the Medieval Town of Kilkenny.
- Learn the local tales of Irish Towns and Landmarks with Entertaining Guides.
Discover the hidden gems of Ireland
Experience the beloved counties of Ireland, Wicklow and Kilkenny with local guides who will show you famous sites and villages with live commentary and some traditional craic along the way. Cover huge amounts of history and culture for the day with Hilltoptreks.
Departing from Suffolk Street in Dublin city the tour will head towards Glendalough where visitors will explore one of Ireland's most popular monasteries which represents signifcant Irish history. Observe a spectacular roundtower from the 6th century while learning about the Vikings, Celts and Monks who once settled here.
The tour will continue down a scenic route known as the 'Wicklow Gap'. You'll pass through Kildare, leaving behind the sheep to catch a glimpse at some of the country's finest horses just before entering what once was Ireland's capital - Kilkenny! Known for its intriguing alleys and cobbledstoned streets the Norman town is favoured among tourists across the world.
The town is home to a well-known Irish beer 'Smithwick's' as well as one of the greatest castles in the country which is situated by the River Nore. Visitors will receive approximately 3 hours to explore the town along with some recomendations from their guide on the day. From Rothe House to St. Canice's Cathedral there is plenty to see.
The group will arrive back to Dublin city after an action packed day for 6.00pm. Times are approximate and subject to change depending on traffic conditions.
"The guide kept everyone in the group at a great pace. Working well with the group dynamic and providing a truely rememberable experience. Would highly recommend this tour to anyone willing to see more of Ireland". Daniel S. Aug 2021