Kilkenny Castle & City

 Full Day Tour

Full day tour in Kilkenny City, pick-up from your hotel within Dublin City & transport driver/guide provided.


The drive to Kilkenny City is approx. 90mins. On arrival you will be treated to tea/coffee and treats in a Kilkenny café.

Afterwards you can have time to browse the art and craft design store where you will get the opportunity to purchase a souvenir or a gift that has been produced by a local artist.

You will be guided on a walking tour of Kilkenny City, where you get to visit some of the historical buildings that are inside the "Medieval Mile". On the tour you will visit Saint Canice's Church and the Round Tower, which were constructed in the 12th century. Round Towers are the most significant stone buildings to have survived from pre-Norman times. There are 52 original Round Towers in Ireland and most Round Towers are damaged internally. Only two in the country can be climbed internally, St Canice's in Kilkenny being one of them.

Lunch in a local traditional pub or café. (Not included in price)

The guided tour of Kilkenny Castle will be provided by a resident tour guide. You will visit the magnificent rooms that are filled with furniture, artwork and artifacts from the powerful Butler family, who lived in the castle. The castle gardens are situated next to the River Noir, where you can enjoy a leisurely walk.

All admissions are included in the price.

  • 09.00 am Meet up at your accommodation

  • 09.15 am Panoramic drive out of  Dublin City

  • 10.00 am Heritage Site stop

  • 11.00 am Kilkenny City café 🚻 ☕ 🍰 (Included)

  • 11.30 am Shopping in The Kilkenny Design Centre

  • 12.00 pm Kilkenny City walking tour

  • 13.30 pm St Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower 🚻

  • 14.00 pm Lunch 🚻 ☕ 🥪

  • 15.00 pm Kilkenny Castle Tour 🚻 

  • 16.30 pm Kilkenny Castle Gardens Walk

  • 17.00 pm Shopping in Kilkenny City

  • 18.00 pm Depart Kilkenny City

  • 19.30 pm Return to your accommodation.

Kilkenny Castle
Kilkenny Castle
Kilkenny signpost
Kilkenny Design Centre
St Canics Catherdal & Round Tower

Please confirm availablity for your chosen date before you book the tour.

Kid's Playing Outdoor

Child Ticket

Kilkenny Castle Tour

Child ticket for children aged between 0-18. All children must wear a seat belt.


Happy Teens

Adult Ticket

Kilkenny Castle Tour

All adults must wear the seat belts and there is no drinking alcohol in the vehicle.


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Group Ticket

Kilkenny Castle Tour

Group booking must be made in one payment. Covid~19 restrictions only allow 6 passengers per vehicle.