3 days in Kilkenny Itinerary

3 days in Kilkenny Itinerary

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Kilkenny
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Kilkenny

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.
Head to Kilkenny Handwrought Silver and Darcys Treasuresfor some retail therapy. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kilkenny Castle and St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kilkenny: Hook Lighthouse (in Fethard On Sea), Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe) and Ferns Castle (in Ferns). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, stop by Nicholas Mosse Pottery, stroll around Irish National Heritage Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rothe House and Garden.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny trip itinerary builder tool.

Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kilkenny

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Side Trips

Hook Lighthouse, Curracloe Beach, Irish National Heritage Park, Ferns Castle
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Hook Lighthouse ©
Hook Lighthouse
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower ©
St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower

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