Medieval Marble City

The Day Tour Highlights

  • Ireland’s Medieval Mile: Kilkenny Castle, St. Canice’s Cathedral and many others
  • Kells Priory – the biggest monastic settlement in Ireland
  • Jerpoint Abbey is one of the best examples of a medieval Cistercian Abbey in Ireland
  • Kilree High Cross

Tour Details

This tour will let you explore Ireland’s rich medieval heritage. It provides a perfect combination of the vibrant atmosphere of medieval city of Kilkenny, peaceful heritage sites around it and serene scenic landscapes of the Irish countryside.

Experience the warm hospitality of the people of Kilkenny, wander through its cobbled streets and get a chance to learn Ireland’s rich history, where ancient tales and legends come to life as you explore its majestic castle, medieval tower and centuries-old cathedral.

Ireland’s Medieval Mile

The iconic Kilkenny Castle, a magnificent symbol of Norman grandeur, offers visitors a glimpse into Ireland’s rich heritage and aristocratic past.
It evolved from a 12th century fortress to a grand estate with its tapestries, antique furniture and artwork and presents a combination of the architectural styles and tastes of different eras.

You’ll also take a walk to the historic St. Canice’s Cathedral with its striking medieval tower offering panoramic views of the city.

Then dive into atmospheric spots full of ancient Irish history, just a short drive from Kilkenny and explore centuries of history.

Kells Priory

Explore the biggest monastic settlement in Ireland – Kells Priory. It is a beautiful place to wander around with stunning scenery and fantastic history, enjoy a short loop walk across the river and through the village stopping by in the charming local restaurant.

Jerpoint Abbey

Admire at the masterfully/intricately carved statues still adorning the walls of exquisite Jerpoint Abbey, wonderfully preserved abbey, one of the most interesting Cistercian ruins in Ireland 12th century.

Kilree Monastic Site

Visit Kilree monastic site with the ruins of an old church, round tower and impressive High Cross dating back to 950AD. This is a must visit location if you are near Kilkenny

Enjoy the atmosphere of peace and tranquility of this real hidden gem.