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Shenanigans Walks - Guided Walking Tour in Kilkenny

Shenanigans Walks - Guided Walking Tour in Kilkenny

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Discover many of Kilkenny’s best-known landmarks—and listen to your guide’s rousing tales from the city’s long history—on this small-group walking tour. Pick between morning and afternoon tour times, and set off right from Kilkenny Castle. As you explore the narrow, centuries-old streets, you’ll discover city highlights like the Tholsel, Rothe House, and more—and will hear stories about witches, medieval life, and local legends.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.64
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Walking tour of Kilkenny's must see attractions with a certified guide. .

Walking tour of Kilkenny's must see attractions with a certified guide. .

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The story of Kilkenny is told in a fun, and easy to understand way. Over the course of two hours, Kilkenny native, and certified tour guide, John, will bring you through the medieval streets. The tour goes through areas, and must see sights that are often overlooked. The story of some of our fascinating characters is also told, and you will be surprised by some of the well known people that have walked the same streets. This walking tour should be on everyone's must do list.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$13.05
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The Medieval Mile Museum All Day Tour

The Medieval Mile Museum All Day Tour

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Get acquainted with Kilkenny’s rich medieval history on this audio tour around the city’s Medieval Mile Museum. If you’re new to Kilkenny, the Museum is the perfect way to get your bearings and learn about the city: the Museum is full of exhibits detailing the history of the city’s buildings and streets, from the smallest laneway to Kilkenny Castle itself. The Museum is also a landmark in its own way, built inside an impeccably-preserved 13th century church.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$5.44
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Small-Group Kilkenny City Tour with a Knight

Small-Group Kilkenny City Tour with a Knight

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Discover Kilkenny City on foot during a small-group walking tour with a knight as your guide. Set out on a city stroll focused on local heritage and hear stories about Kilkenny’s history. See several top landmarks including Canal Square, the Medieval Mile Museum, Saint Francis’ Capuchin Friary, and Kilkenny Castle. This tour is a particularly good match for families.
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  • 45 minutes to 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$16.32
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Private walking Tour of Kilkenny with a qualified Tour Guide

Private walking Tour of Kilkenny with a qualified Tour Guide

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Book a private tour of Kilkenny, whether for a large or small group. The tour takes you on a fascinating walk around the medieval streets of Kilkenny. The tour will introduce you to some fascinating characters in our history, as well as finding out about some amazing, and historical structures that dot our streets. If you are booking this for a group with a specific interest, please let me know, and I can alter the information or route to suit your group. The two-hour walking tour of KIlkenny is hosted by John Britton, a native of Kilkenny. John is certified in National Tour Guiding, with a degree in Language Studies, and he is also a member of the Approved Tourist Guides of Ireland. The tours can be booked in English, French or German.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$108.79
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Private Family Walking Tour in Kilkenny

Private Family Walking Tour in Kilkenny

It’s got heritage, hurling, and some of the hottest festival tickets in Ireland. Welcome to Marble City. Kilkenny is on a roll. From sizzling food to medieval set-pieces, shopping secrets to brilliant bars, this is a city that’s easy to get to, fun once you’re here, and always hard to leave. Experience the most rewarding adventure with your family on our exclusive family walking tour. Our family-friendly local professional guide will make sure the kids have as much fun sightseeing as adults. The well-informed guide will take you on a 2-hour long walking tour. The tour has an easy pace and includes a stroll around the city center, highlighting the famous cultural and architectural sites.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$597.25
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$597.25
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Romantic tour in Kilkenny

Romantic tour in Kilkenny

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. Famous for its majestic castles, cobbled lanes and medieval buildings, Kilkenny is Ireland’s ,,Marble City”. You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. What is the story behind the haunting and twisted romance legend of ,,The Kilkenny Widow”? This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
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$260.01
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$260.01
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The best of Kilkenni walking tour

The best of Kilkenni walking tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. Kilkenny is a county rich in artistic tradition. Kilkenny is also home to one of Ireland's premier comedy festivals, the Kilkenny "Cat Laughs" festival. You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Kilkenny is known as the Marble City because of its distinctive black marble. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Kilkenni. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
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$260.01
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Magic Christmas tour in Kilkenni

Magic Christmas tour in Kilkenni

The exclusive tour only in the Christmas period! This special times brings magic in Kilkenni. Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the Kilkenni. You will feel spellbound with the charming atmosphere, which you can feel only this time of the year! What is the story of the Christmas tree? Who was the first to decorate it in the world? What magical things can happen during the Christmas period? Have you heard about Christmas spells? You will hear miraculous Christmas legends about Goluej. You will visit. Yulefest Kilkenny is a curated and inclusive Christmas festival that invites visitors and locals to enjoy a wide range of free and affordable seasonal events in Kilkenny and County throughout December. What makes it so popular? What local products must taste at Christmas? Fill your heart with the joy and experience magic of Kilkenni.
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  • 2 hours
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$330.72
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$330.72
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Walk the Medieval Mile with Pat

Walk the Medieval Mile with Pat

Walk the Medieval Mile, hear the stories of Kilkenny. Quirky tales of medieval life and lives. Witches, merchants, psychopathic bishops and why they grow yew trees in graveyards ! Guide in costume - great for Insta photos !
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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