Welcome to Dungarvan


St Garvan founded a monastery here in the 7th century, but most of the centre dates from the early 19th century when the Duke of Devonshire rebuilt the streets around Grattan Sq. Overlooking the bay are a dramatic ruined castle and an Augustinian abbey.


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$926.77 Outdoor Activities

4 day Stunning South and West Hiking and Biking Tour

The tour starts and finishes in Dublin city center and travels to the South West of Ireland. It takes in the Wicklow mountains National Park, the Waterford Greenway, Killarney National Park and the Dingle peninsula as well many others off the beaten track locations and some of the country’s most breathtaking scenery on the Dingle peninsula, including Slea Head and Conor’s Pass.Day 1                Leaving Dublin city behind the tour heads South on route to Wicklow National Park. The first stop is at Glendalough, the site of a 6th century monastery founded by St Kevin. There we begin with a hike in the Wicklow Mountains National Park. From Glendalough, the tour takes the Sally gap mountain pass right through the National park on route to Kilkenny city for the first overnight stop. Guests will have time to explore Kilkenny castle and the Medieval mile. Your guide will provide you with recommendations on entertainment and places to eat close to your accommodation in Kilkenny city.Day 2From Kilkenny it's on to the Viking city of Waterford. After a short stop in Waterford city we make our way to the Waterford Greenway. The tour takes in the best 25km section from Kilmacthomas to Dungarvan, where you will cycle back in time, over viaducts and through tunnels, emerging along Waterford’s copper coast in the picturesque seaside town of Dungarvan. Next it;s on to Cork for an overnight in the fishing village of Kinsale on the Wild Atlantic Way. Kinsale has garnered an international reputation for its cuisine and is a lively town with plenty of night time entertainment. Your guide will provide you with recommendations for the best on offer according to your tastes.Day 3Today it's on to the stunning Killarney Natioanal park, where we cycle on the purpose built cycling tracks within the Park. The park contains, Ross Castle, Muckross house, Inisfallen monastic Island, Muckross Abbey and Torc Waterfall. Walking and cycling trails abound in this stunning National park and we select the most suitable trails for the conditions and the group. From the National park, we take the spectacular Wild Atlantic Way route to Dingle town for an overnight in one of the liveliest towns in Ireland.Day 4We take the Conor’s pass route to Tralee. It’s time to say goodbye to the stunning southwest and take the road towards limerick and eventually Dublin. We pass Adare castle among other interesting sites on route to Dublin and your guide will select the best stop offs tailored to the groups interests. You can expect to arrive in Dublin city at about 6pm on the final day of the tour.

$86.88 Cultural & Theme Tours

West Waterford Tour

Beginning in Dungarvan at 9am a guide will give narration the throughout journey featuring historical facts and local lore and tales! We visit Ring peninsula, Helvick fishing village. A visit to a local crystal maker is an optional stop here. Views of Dungarvan bay are spectacular and there is plenty of time to take them in here. Ardmore and Declan's Heritage sites dating from 5th century. Visit the round tower and cathedral site as well as Declans Hermitage. From here the tour moves to Lismore heritage town which features Lismore castle. Your pick up and drop off from hotel nearby is included. Admission to Lismore Castle Gardens is not included. The tour takes approximately 6 to 8 hours and will feature plenty of stops for photography opportunities and breaks for refreshments and rest breaks.