Historical & Heritage Tours in Kilkenny

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Historical & Heritage Tours in Kilkenny

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  • Marla C
    10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My husband and I spent 5 days in Dublin and are so glad we chose this tour as a day trip. Our guide Pat was so knowledgeable and entertaining. The time getting from one destination to the next flew by. Alec, our driver was also brilliant. At each location Pat shared such interesting information plus he gave us options of what to do at each stop, which my husband and I loved. In Kilkenny, we had plenty of time to eat lunch and roam around. This tour really is a great mix of sites. We would highly recommend this tour. And if you have the opportunity to go with Pat and Alec even better. A stunning trip all around. Great tour, great guide, great driver!
    Written 12 June 2024
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  • Wendy F
    24 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had a great train journey to the Kilkenny Castle and to the Waterford crystal factory. John was an excellent guide who loved sharing his knowledge of Ireland with our group. Beautiful weather added to the views on this scenic train ride. Crystal making was shared in great detail with an up close look at all the steps. Really enjoyed!
    Written 22 March 2024
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  • Alison O
    Apopka, FL43 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our family very much enjoyed John’s tour highlighting the history and culture of Kilkenny! We learned so many interesting stories about the city. He was kind and gracious to also show our daughter murals dedicated to her favorite book, Wolfwalkers. We highly recommend his tour if you’re looking to learn more about beautiful Kilkenny.
    Written 10 June 2024
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  • IDLE-TWO
    Winnipeg, Canada19 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Walking tour. Pat comes in Norman costume ready to keep you rapt with what life was like in Kilkenny in Medieval Times both on and just outside the Medieval Mile. Pat is knowledgeable and entertaining. Well worth it.
    Written 8 June 2024
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  • Dara
    7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The only word to describe this tour was incredible. Our guide, Marcus, was excellent. He was extremely knowledgeable, funny, and attentive. He went above and beyond to make our trip unforgettable. There were only 4 of us on the tour also so it was very intimate. We were truly surprised at the beauty of Southwest Ireland. Days 3 and 4 at Slea Head and the Ring of Kerry were simply amazing. It helped that we had very pretty and sunny weather as well. This was easily one of the best trips we have ever taken. Thank you Marcus and thank you Rabbie’s!
    Written 19 December 2023
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  • Peter g
    Dublin, Ireland4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very interesting and relaxing trip.
    Annmarie is a great guide and very easy going!
    The journey is about 40 minutes long
    and well worth checking out.
    Written 11 June 2024
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  • Penny S
    15 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was an excellent tour led by an extremely knowledgeable and very entertaining tour guide. Well worthe the time and money!
    Written 29 May 2024
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  • SHARON B
    Dalhem, Belgium40 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We highly recommend the 2 hour Kilkenny tour. John, our tour guide was very knowledgeable and lots of fun. We got a good overview of the town and it's history.
    Written 27 April 2024
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  • SnK
    Granbury, TX167 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We experienced great service from the beginning of our planning by Shaun Rodgers and Eva. We decided to stay I Dublin and do day tours out of Dublin. Eva and Shaun made that happen. Our driver, Sean McBride was personable, knowledgeable, and just pleasant to be with. Sean was very accommodating when we wanted to adjust the schedule. We will definitely recommend and/or use this company again!
    Written 8 October 2021
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  • Timothy C
    Rudersdorf, Germany11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I highly recommend this tour provided by Finn McCools Tours. I just finished the fourth day and I just want to pass on a thank you to the staff (Werner and Colum) at their office in Dublin. I also want to thank each of my coach drivers for always being safe and courteous. I also want to pass along praise to each of my four tour guides. I want to tell each and every family member of mine that they need to book this tour. It could not have been any better. Our tour guide Peter was extremely knowledgeable and unbelievably funny. Our guide Godfrey was such a tremendous wealth of knowledge as well as Quigs and Alex were so friendly and informative. 5 Stars is not enough….Best tour of a lifetime.
    Written 3 April 2024
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  • J Lane
    Merrickville, Canada296 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    From booking process to drop-off, the experience with HilltopTrecks went smoothly. Tour was as expected: quite a bit of driving though our driver (Richard) was responsive and courteous, and provided history and context to the sites/sights we visited.
    I enjoyed the opportunity to walk at my own pace and tour independently from the group.
    Written 29 September 2022
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  • joyce h
    Brevard, NC3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Just finished this walking tour with John. The tour was amazing and John was the best guide of any tour I have done in Ireland. Be sure to do this! His attention to detail was fabulous. And a wonderful sense of humor, too!
    Written 9 April 2024
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  • Sean B
    Cape Town, South Africa2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Tour was well organised and the guide made an effort to ensure that enjoyed the day. They allowed enought time at each stop without feeling rushed. Thanks Ian!
    Written 2 May 2024
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