County Kilkenny activities, tickets and more

Food, Wine & Nightlife

Kilkenny Smithwick's Experience Admission and Ale Tasting

Delve deep into the history of Smithwick’s, Ireland oldest beer brand, with a visit to Smithwick’s Experience Kilkenny. With Franciscan monks, living portraits of the Smithwick family and giant holograms, set off on an immersive, guided tour of the Smithwick’s Experience, located in an old Victorian brewing building in Kilkenny city center. Travel from the 13th century right through to modern day as you trace the beer’s history, and learn how the ale is made. Then toast your tour with a meticulously poured pint of Smithwick’s.
1 hour
Cultural & Theme Tours

Kilkenny Ghost Walking Tour

This one of a kind ghost tour takes you trough the medieval capital of Ireland. Kilkenny with its narrow cobbled lanes, remnants of its city walls and with its mystic charm, it should be no surprise that Kilkenny is bursting with tales of the paranormal. Its people have told stories for generations, handed down to become far more than hearsay. Kilkenny’s ghostly tales all have one very important thing in common they are all based around fact and arise from genuine historic tragedies.Since Kilkenny is the home of the first ever witch trial and witch burning it is vital that visitors fit in with the surroundings and therefore each visitor will wear a witches hat and cape to ensure their safe passage through the narrow cobbled lanes and will also carry lanterns to protect their save passage through the medieval city.
1 hour
Outdoor Activities

The Kilkenny Way: Ultimate Hurling Experience

Take a 2-hour trip to experience the ancient Irish sporting heritage of hurling. We provide a unique sporting experience giving you an insight into the world's oldest (3000 yrs) and fastest field game in the true home of hurling champions, Kilkenny and the Kilkenny Cats.
2 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Day tour to the Pyramids of Dahshur and Saqqara

Pick up from the hotel in Cairo. Transfer to Dahshur, visit to the Red Pyramid, named for the color of its inscriptions, built during the reign of Pharaoh of the Old Empire Seneferu, the father of Kufu. Visit to the Pyramid of the Pyramid, it is considered the first Pyramid proper, since until then all the Pyramids were staggered. Returning to Saqqara to visit the Step Pyramid, it is the most remarkable construction of the Saqqara necropolis, south of the city of Memphis, and was the prototype of the Pyramids of Giza and the remaining Egyptian pyramids. Back to the hotel.
8 minutes
Cultural & Theme Tours

Half Day Private Sightseeing Tour Best of Killarney

Get a more intimate glimpse into Killarney than you would by tour bus and discover all the highlights travelling in a comfortable van and experience why Killarney is renowned as the premier attraction of Ireland for its magnificent natural beauty, visit St Mary’s Cathedral and learn why this was once a hospital, visit the Franciscan friary and learn about why the skull of a priest is on display, We pass the Victorian train station and learn how the royal connection helped Killarney thrive to become,we visit the tranquil setting of Muckross Abbey and learn about Cromwell and his army and how he forced the monks from the Abbey, visit Torc waterfall and be intrigued with the story of how the waterfall came to be !! This tour is Designed for all ages and allows you to orient yourself ,If you’re visiting Killarney for the first time, this tour provides a great way to kick start your vacation.
4 hours
Private & Custom Tours

Full day Private Tour from Kilkenny city

Specialist tailor made tours for groups of up to 7 people, perfect for friends, families or corporate groups. Kilkenny city and county have some truly hidden gems, Kells Priory and Jerpoint Abbey to name a few. Waterford, Ireland's oldest viking city, is also close by, home to the Copper coast, the Comeragh mountain range and the magnificent Curraghmore house. Putting the customer at the heart of the itinerary we will work with you to design your tour. You will experience the best destinations in Ireland.Combine your must-see destinations with off-the-beaten track recommendations to create the most memorable Irish experience.  Design your tour with your guide to include the very best Ireland has to offer. 
9 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

The Medieval Mile Museum All Day Tour

800 years of history under one roof in a 13th century church and graveyard. At the award-winning Medieval Mile Museum we tell the stories of Kilkenny's powerful patrons and inspired creators through the buildings and artefacts they left behind. With an interactive audio self-guide you will discover the characters that built this medieval city.
3 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

The Medieval Mile Museum Guided Tour

800 years of history under one roof in a 13th century church and graveyard. At the award-winning Medieval Mile Museum we tell the stories of Kilkenny's powerful patrons and inspired creators through the buildings and artefacts they left behind. With an expert guide you will discover the characters that built this medieval city.
1 hour
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Experience Delightful Irish Cuisine During a Cooking Demo with Charming Locals

You will be warmly welcomed by your host Richenda and Michael into their historic home and enjoy a welcome cup of coffee or tea with biscuits or scones in their gorgeous living room. Next, enter Richenda’s kitchen where you will learn to learn to cook an authentic Irish meal with Richenda’s creative touches from recipes that have been passed down through generations of her family. Your cooking demo will involve watching your host prepare 4-5 dishes from scratch. You will watch her prepare an Irish stew the traditional way, brown soda bread (her mother’s recipe) and a soup, or dessert. Your meal might also include a few dishes that Richenda may have prepared in advance. Please note that this is a demonstration, not a hands-on cooking class, and will last about two and a half hours. Enjoy learning about Richenda's secret tips and techniques involved in Irish cooking before you sit down at the table to share the meal together over delightful conversation!
4 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Taste Authentic Irish Cuisine with Charming Locals in their Stunning Home

Meet your hosts Richenda and Michael at their gorgeous home built in the 18th century. Sit down around a cozy fire and enjoy a cup of tea and scones as you hear about the delightful history of their home which has been in the family for generations. Weather permitting, Richenda and Michael will take you on a quick tour of the family’s vegetable garden and apple orchard where you might pick a few herbs for your meal. Back at the dining table, enjoy Richenda’s creations - either a three-course meal or a creative Irish tasting menu. Possible dishes are spring pea and mint or beetroot and coconut soup, a main course, such as a beef and Guinness stew with a side of glazed parsnips and parsnips or stuffed chicken with mushrooms and spiced vegetables, all served with traditional Irish bread. Your meal will conclude with a dessert of a seasonal Irish tart (made from rhubarb or apples from the garden), a rich chocolate rum torte or a homemade lemon curd meringue roulade.
2 hours