3 days in Kilkenny Itinerary

3 days in Kilkenny Itinerary

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Kilkenny
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Kilkenny

The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Get some historical perspective at Irish National Heritage Park and Rothe House and Garden. Kilkenny Castle and Hook Lighthouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kilkenny: Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe) and Ferns Castle (in Ferns). There's still lots to do: stop by Kittys cabin and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kilkenny travel itinerary creator.

Dublin to Kilkenny is an approximately 1.5-hour car. You can also take a bus; or take a train. July in Kilkenny sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

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Irish National Heritage Park, Hook Lighthouse, Curracloe Beach, Ferns Castle
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Irish National Heritage Park
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