Private Day Tour of the Medieval City of Kilkenny

2 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Pickup Service
  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 8 hr

THIS IS YOUR PRIVATE TOUR! During your day tour of Kilkenny, you get to choose where to go in Kilkenny and when to go. Enjoy a relaxing and flexible touring experience with your private guide. The medieval city of Kilkenny has so many activities to choose from—to start your day, take a relaxing stroll in the majestic castle park or visit ancient Kilkenny Castle—don't miss the famous picture gallery! At lunchtime, consider enjoying a hearty lunch at the famous Kyteler’s Inn (established in 1324)—an ancient medieval inn steeped in witchcraft history. After lunch, walk the Medieval Mile, visit the new Medieval Mile Museum, climb up Saint Canice’s Round Tower and enjoy spectacular views over the city, or visit the local brewery and taste some local Smithwick’s beer. Before leaving Kilkenny, make sure you stop at the Kilkenny Design Center to stock up on some traditional Irish produce and gifts to take home.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Desmond Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Kilkenny Castle

Take a relaxing stroll and stretch your legs in the majestic castle park. Then visit the ancient Kilkenny Castle taking a tour with your guide – don’t miss the famous picture gallery!

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Kilkenny Design Centre

Enjoy shopping for some local crafts and get some excellent gifts to take back home!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At:

At lunchtime, choose from an array of local delicacies in the local pubs, cafes and restaurants that Kilkenny has to offer. Consider dining at the famous Kyteler’s Inn (established in 1324) – an ancient medieval inn steeped in witchcraft history. Perhaps pair your lunch with a pint of the black stuff (be it Coca Cola or Guinness!) and get ready to move onto your next adventure.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Medieval Mile Museum

Optional visit: Enjoy this medieval Kilkenny museum and find out more about this fascinating city's history

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower

Optional visit: Discover this ancient cathedral and climb up the round tower to enjoy a panoramic view of the city.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Smithwick's Experience

Optional visit: Enjoy an interactive guided tour at this 18th-century brewery including beer tastings.

Duration: 1 hour
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