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Kilkenny City Tours

Opens in 8 min: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00

Kilkenny City Tours
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“road train”(19 reviews)
“kilkenny city”(22 reviews)
Kilkenny City Tours - Black and Amber road train is a unique way to view Kilkenny City - Aboard the train, passengers can view 15 of Kilkenny's historic buildings. While onboard you will receive a full commentary, giving a historical and fascinating...more
Opens in 8 min
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Castle Road, Kilkenny R95 YX0Y, Ireland
+353 86 730 1500
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 August 2012

We did the Kilkenny City Tour with the lil train and massive teddy who sat in the passenger seat. It was very good. It's half hour long but we got to see the sights of Kilkenny. Defo recommend it. Good laugh.

3  Thank msibiza
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 12 October 2012

We took the half hour trolley tour and didn't think it was worth the money. As it traveled through the narrow streets we got to see the doors of many buildings. The trolley stopped at several locations but photo opportunities were not there. You cannot...More

2  Thank Tim D
kilkennycitytours, Owner at Kilkenny City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2012

Dear Tim, I am so sorry to hear that you did not have a good experience on the Kilkenny City Tours Road Train. We value your feed back, taking all suggestions seriously as we are constantly tring to improve our Road Train experience. We aim...More

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All reviews road train kilkenny city narrow streets train tour driver paul half hour trip your bearings great fun worthwhile tour points of interest lovely city historical sites commentary recording introduction information journey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A brilliant short tour that passes and gives interesting information about all the historic sites worth visiting in Kilkenny - well worth doing.

Thank TonyJonesRSA
Reviewed 16 September 2018

situated outside the castle is the pickup/end point of the tour (you stay on until the end) there are two different companies that run whilst we were visiting ,one started on the hour the other at half past. paul the driver is a real friendly...More

Thank ian d
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

I'm giving this tour an Average score simply because of the driver who is absolutely lovely and made us feel so welcome. He's an asset to this company or Kilkenny Council or whoever runs this tour! The tour itself isn't very long. It shows you...More

Thank vintagecentral
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We decided to take this short tour which was good . We got a sense of the history of the city and saw places to visit which we probably would not have on foot. The driver was nice. It was a tad over priced for...More

Thank bernie734
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Loved this little touring "train" and it certainly showed us, in a short space of time, the points of interest in Kilkenny. Our driver was very friendly and most informative too. Worth doing.

Thank MaureenB1627
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Having walked around the city of Kilkenny in the morning we then went on the road train city tour. The tour lasted 30 mins. The commentary filled in information to enlighten us following our morning tour

1  Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

To get an appreciation of the size of Kilkenny where the tourist sites are and obviously the shopping It’s recommended you take a half hour trip around the town A voice recording explains all the info required as you do the tour The “train” is...More

Thank Norm B
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Kilkenny isn’t a terribly large town. But if you are on a tour (as I was recently), time can be quite short. If you want to see the main part of town and hear the history and only have a limited time to do it,...More

1  Thank jaykc1966
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Visited Kilkenny on a Trafalgar tour and on a free morning had the opportunity to enjoy a tour on a tourist road train led by Paul Matthews. He was so funny we couldn’t stop laughing. This happened before he drove us around Kilkenny on a...More

2  Thank alangth
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The O’Neill Centre Enable Ireland Kilkenny had 2 fantastic trips on the Kilkenny City Tours with our preschool children. Ivan and Paul were very accommodating and helpful when we were booking taking all our needs into consideration, including going to the trouble of turning down...More

2  Thank hcarey2018
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23 September 2017|
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Response from KCC09876 | Reviewed this property |
No it is not, but it is fun!
7 September 2017|
Response from 364anetaa | Reviewed this property |
seats are quite small and narrow so I'd say that it can be not comfy enough for person to move from wheelchair (to the train) but if it's not a problem and questions is if there is place to leave folded wheelchair, it should... More