Kilkenny Cats

Sunday September 29th – Tuesday October 1st 2019

Kilkenny has it all, this medieval city is one of the most popular destinations in Ireland. The majestic Kilkenny castle is in the centre of the city, a beautiful landmark situated on the banks of the River Nore. Many treasures surround the city and over the three day you will get to experience the Smithwicks Brewery, tour at Nicholas Mosse Pottery, visit the idyllic Rothe House and Gardens and enjoy a visit to Highbank Orchards and Distillery.  Which is Ireland’s only organic apple farm and tour the mill, the distillery and the orchard.

Your 3-day holiday includes:

  • Return Luxury Coach Transport
  • Professional Driver/Guide who will act as Tour Manager for your group
  • 2 Nights Hotel Accommodation
  • Full Irish Breakfast on 2 mornings
  • Evening Meal on 2 evenings
  • Tour at Highbank Orchard & Distillery
  • Visit to Kilkenny Castle
  • Tour at the Smithwick’s Brewery
  • Visit to Rothe House and Nicholas Mosse Pottery
  • Walking tour along Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile

Itinerary

Day 1
On arrival in Kilkenny we will begin our visit with a tour at the historic Highbank Orchards & Distillery, located on the outskirts of Kilkenny City. That evening we will enjoy dinner at our hotel.

Day 2
Today we have a full day of touring Kilkenny’s highlights. We start with a visit to the 12th century Kilkenny Castle. We will also have a tour at the Smithwick’s Experience with over 300 years of history stored within
the Brewery. In the afternoon we will discover the nearby Rothe House and Gardens.

Day 3
After a morning stroll along Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile we will visit Nicholas Mosse Pottery and watch the potters and decorators at work; see them throw the shapes, fire up the kiln, glaze, paint and sponge-decorate each individual piece of Nicholas Mosse pottery by hand.

*€40 Single Supplement

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