After breakfast, travel into County Wicklow and stop to visit the 6th century monastic ruins of Glendalough. The visitor centre explains how St. Kevin founded this settlement at a time when Christianity was burgeoning throughout Ireland. Next, travel into Kilkenny and stop to enjoy lunch at the Kilkenny Design Centre, which was built in 1760 as a coach house and stables for Kilkenny Castle. After, embark on a guided walking tour through this medieval city. The humorous and informative guide will show you many of Kilkenny’s historical sites, which help make stories about the past come to life. Motor a short distance to your hotel, check in and settle into your room. Spend the balance of the day at leisure for individual sightseeing, shopping, dining and more.
OVERNIGHT: RIVER COURT HOTEL, KILKENNY