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Glendalough, Wicklow and Kilkenny tour from Dublin

Availability: As per calendar
Duration: 10 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Spend a day exploring history and culture in the Emerald Isle
  • Experience and explore the fantastic little city of Kilkenny
  • Visit the Wicklow Mountains and the majestic Glendalough
What to expect

The first stop will be at Kilkenny where you get 2 hours to explore the city where you can visit the Norman Kilkenny Castle that dates back to the 1100's. Here you can explore the gardens, watch a short film about the castle for free or spend the extra few euros to take a guided tour of the castle.

The castle is the signature symbol of the city and is majestically located on the banks of the River Nore. Alternately, you could pay to visit the Rothe House, a magnificent example of a wealthy silk merchant’s home built in 159 or you can just enjoy a walk on the cobbled streets of Kilkenny and visit the Black Abbey, the cathedral and much more. Kilkenny also has a proud food heritage and you will have the opportunity to enjoy lunch while in the city. After you will go to Glendalough, a secluded and wonderful spot just south of Dublin, one of the most beautiful sights you will see on a day tour. Explore the lakes, monastic ruined city, waterfalls, and other attractions the area has to offer. You will get around 2 hours to explore the monastic ruins and the lough itself.

Travelling through the Wicklow Mountains, the landscape will change from lush green rich pasture with gentle valleys, to the dramatic and the breathtaking ancient glacial valleys of the Wicklow Gap.

Sheepdog Herding Demonstration
Sheepdog herding is a tactic used by Shepherds to help them herd sheep and it is also a competitive dog sport. On this tour you'll experience this integral part of farming culture.
The sheepdog demonstration is a must see for all. You'll witness the intelligence of the sheepdogs as they follow the commands obediently. The sheepdog possess qualities such as loyalty and tirelessness which makes a sheepdog the perfect farm companion.

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What's included
  • Guided tour
  • Sheepdog Herding Demonstration


Meeting point:

Outside Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Parnell Square North, Dublin 1

What to remember
  • Unfortunately, the tour is not accessible for wheelchair users or people with limited mobility
  • All times are approximate. The locations might be visited in a different order, depends on traffic and weather
  • Not suitable for children under 3. If your child is very used to travelling, please book 1 seat per child and bring your own child seat
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  • On February: on Saturday and Sunday at 8.00 am
  • From March: every day at 8.00 am
  • Drop off time is at 5:00 pm\6:00 pm
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