Discover the Rock of Cashel and Kilkenny City
Discover Irish history and traditions including on a full-day trip from Dublin to The Rock of Cashel and Kilkenny. Includes a visit to the site chosen by St Patrick to be the headquarters of his early church in the 5th Century. Later travel to Kilkenny for a stroll through the heart of this medieval city including entrance fees to Kilkenny Castle.
• Private Day Tour
• Private Driver/Guide
• Luxury Vehicle
• Duration: 8/9 Hours
• Dublin – Waterford – Kilkenny – Dublin
• Bottled Water and Umbrellas Provided.
Meet your driver/guide in the lobby of your hotel this morning and depart Dublin in a luxury vehicle. Today you will visit the Rock of Cashel and the medieval city of Kilkenny including entrance to Kilkenny Castle. Return to Dublin in the late afternoon.
The Rock of Cashel: The site where St Patrick chose to make the head of his church in Ireland. The Rock of Cashel is a spectacular group of medieval buildings set on an outcrop of limestone in the Golden Vale including the 12th century round tower, High Cross and Romanesque Chapel, 13th century Gothic cathedral, 15th century Castle and the restored Hall of the Vicars Choral.
Kilkenny Castle: Kilkenny Castle stands dramatically on a strategic height that commands a crossing on the River Nore and dominates the 'High Town' of Kilkenny City. Over the eight centuries of its existence, many additions and alterations have been made to the fabric of the building, making Kilkenny Castle today a complex structure of various architectural styles.
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