Dublin to Kilkenny Bus Tour

Sample Itinerary

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Tour Highlights

Powerscourt House & Gardens
Avoca Handweavers
Meeting of The Waters
Kilkenny Castle
St. Canice's Cathedral/Round Tower

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Tour itinerary

Departing the Capital city of Dublin for Wicklow "The Garden of Ireland" where your first stop would be the magnificent Powerscourt House and Gardens where you will have ample time to explore the house and wander the gardens.
Powerscourt Gardens
Our next stop today would be medieval monastic site at Glendalough founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century. Take time here to explore the Round Tower, The Cathedral, St. Kevin's Kitchen and The Priest's House on your own.
Or you can pre-book a guided tour which is about 30 to 40 minutes in duration.
We will enoy a quick stop to view The Meeting of Waters on route to The village of Avoca. (The BBC series Ballykissangel was filmed here) We will pop into The Avoca Handweavers to enjoy a Free tour of the mill, browse around the store and maybe enjoy a spot of lunch.
Avoca Handweavers Wicklow
Kilkenny Castle
Onwards to Kilkenny to explore the medieval city and enjoy a tour of Kilkenny Castle with lots of other places to visit like St. Canice's Cathedral, The Black Abbey, St Mary's Cathedral and lots more...

Overnight in the city of Kilkenny

Options for tomorrow

Option 1
Check out of your Hotel in Kilkenny
Continue bus tour from Kilkenny to Waterford
Overnight Waterford

Option 2
Stay another night at the same hotel in Kilkenny
Day Touring from Kilkenny
Overnight again in Kilkenny