Kilkenny City & Smithwick's Brewery

Full Day Tour

On arrival into Kilkenny City you will be treated to coffee and treats in The Kilkenny Design Centre café and afterwards you will have a guided tour of The kilkenny Design Centre & Castle Yard, where you will learn the origins of Irish art, craft and design while discovering local designers.


The day will continue with a guided walking tour of Kilkenny City, where you get to view some of the historical buildings that are inside the "Medieval Mile". Learn some fascinating stories of Wars, Witches & Vikings. On the tour you will visit Saint Canice's Cathedral and the Round Tower, which was 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 will be in a traditional pub or café. (Not included in price).

After lunch you will have a guided tour of the Smithwick's Brewery, which is the oldest brewery in Ireland. It was established in 1710. As part of your tour you will have the chance to mill the malt, stir the mash and smell the hops,. Nothing beats getting stuck into experiencing the unique sensations for yourself.


Kilkenny has a large variety of shops and many are locally owned, so you are likely to get a greater choice. You will have some time to browse the shops so, you can find that perfect souvenir.

All admissions are included in the price.

  • 09.00 am Meet up at your accommodation

  • 09.15 am Panoramic drive within Dublin City

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

  • 11.30 am Shopping in Kilkenny Design Centre  🚻

  • 12.00 pm Kilkenny City walking tour

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

  • 14.00 pm Lunch in a Traditional Pub 🚻 ☕ 🥪

  • 15.00 pm The Smithwick's Brewery Tour 🚻

  • 17.00 pm Kilkenny Shopping

  • 18.00 pm Depart Kilkenny City

  • 19.30 pm Return to your accommodation.

Kilkenny signpost
kilkenny Design Centre
Kilkenny Street
St Canics Catherdal & Round Tower
Smithwicks Brewery
Smithwick's Experience

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

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Child Ticket

Kilkenny ~ Smithwick's

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


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Adult Ticket

Kilkenny ~ Smithwick's

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



Group Ticket

Kilkenny ~ Smithwick's

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