Go behind the scenes and gain a better understanding of the time and work that goes into crystal making on this tour of the House of Waterford Crystal factory. Your guide explains the step-by-step process of crystal making, as you wander the rooms where different techniques are used along the way. Meet a few of the high-end crystal makers, and visit the retail store where you can explore one of the world’s largest displays of Waterford Crystals.
Step back in time and explore Irish history from the Viking to the Victorian era on this 1-hour Viking Triangle tour in Waterford. Follow your guide through this ancient Irish city and visit six national monuments including Reginald’s Tower, Greyfriars Friary, Choristers’ Hall, the Mayor’s Wine Vault and the Bishop’s Palace. Gain insight into Ireland’s colorful past and learn of the invasions, battles and victories which shaped the country we know today. Admire archaeological treasures from centuries passed and trace Ireland’s architecture through the generations.
This private tour takes you to several of Waterford’s most famous attractions, including Kilkenny Castle, Rothe House and Garden, Kyteler’s Inn, the House of Waterford Crystal, and more. This is a private tour, and you’ll have your own personal guide and transport. No need to hassle with groups, and you can tour at your own pace.
Waterford is Ireland’s Oldest City and the estuary played a pivotal role in it. It was the estuary that acted as a gateway for the early Viking settlers. Norman and Cromwellian conquests also feature strongly in local history as do events from both World Wars. The Port of Waterford was a significant international port for many years and there is a wealth of history to be discovered. The river and estuary are also vibrant bio-diversity habitats with a range of flora, fauna and aquatic life.
We are going to start our great journey visiting Rock of Cashel known as
well as Cashel of the Kings. You will find out about the different roles Rock
Cashel has played through history. This is a fantastic site which is home to
the ruins of a great Celtic Cathedral.
Our next stop will be Kilkenny known as the Marble city because of its
distinctive black marble. Do you know people from Kilkenny are often
referred to as “cats” …
We will stop for a few minutes at St. Canice’s Cathedral which is one of
Ireland’s best preserved medieval Cathedral appearing today very much as
it did to our Norman & Gaelic ancestors 800 years ago.
As well, you will have the opportunity to walk around the famous
Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile with narrow streetscapes, its well -preserved
historical buildings and landmarks. An easily walkable city worth visiting
Last but not least, we will visit and have a great experience at Smithwick’s
where you will learn about the history of Ireland’s most popular ale plus
Choose your own itinerary on this private, customized tour of the Southeast from Waterford. You and your private group will enjoy personalized attention and plenty of chances to ask questions as you travel via air-conditioned transportation.
Learn about Waterford City’s history, heritage, and archaeology during this small-group walking tour. Explore the city on foot to see top landmarks including the House of Waterford Crystal, Reginald’s Tower, Christ Church Cathedral, and the Clock Tower. Hear stories about Waterford’s Viking history and wander through the 10th-century Viking quarter. Maximize time in Waterford City with a guided stroll.
Explore the Waterford Greenway and surrounds by Swifty scooter—a high quality kick-scooter that’s well suited to the terrain. Offering low-impact exercise and fun at the same time, the non-electric scooters are a lightweight alternative to a bike, and so ideal for family adventures. Choose from a selection of durations when you book online.
The Waterford Greenway is a 29-mile (46-kilometer) paved bike route than follows an old railway track around Waterford. With this full-day bike rental, set out to cycle the route at your own pace using the provided maps, and admire the views as you cycle over bridges and viaducts through the Irish countryside, following the River Suir around the base of the Comeragh Mountains.
The tip of the Hook Peninsula is known as a popular walking route, but not so many know about the landscape’s unique history and features. Discover it all with a local guide, and hear the stories behind the stone walls and coastal views as you walk. A highlight is a walk up the spiral steps of Hook Lighthouse, which is believed to be the world’s oldest operating lighthouse.
Learn all about Waterford with a fun, convenient app-led scavenger hunt, which you can use with just your private party and avoid large tour groups. You’ll have a series of challenges to accomplish that range in difficulty. You’ll always have contact with a remote guide who can help you if you end up getting stuck. Competitive players can try to score number one on the leaderboard, too.
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