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Kilkenny City Tours

Castle Road, Kilkenny R95 YX0Y, Ireland
+353 86 730 1500
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To get an appreciation of the size of Kilkenny where the tourist sites are and obviously the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Norm B
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Melbourne, Australia
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Good Overview of Kilkenny

Kilkenny isn’t a terribly large town. But if you are on a tour (as I was recently), time can be... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jaykc1966
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Olathe, Kansas
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Kilkenny City Tours - Black and Amber road train is a unique way to view Kilkenny City - Aboard the train, passengers can view 15 of Kilkenny's historic buildings. While onboard you will receive a full commentary, giving a historical and fascinating insight into the history of Kilkenny. Tours are 25 minutes long and depart every hour on the hour from 10am-6pm.Ticket Price: Adults - 7 euro.Students/ Seniors / Children - 5 euro.
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Castle Road, Kilkenny R95 YX0Y, Ireland
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+353 86 730 1500
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To get an appreciation of the size of Kilkenny where the tourist sites are and obviously the shopping It’s recommended you take a half hour trip around the town A voice recording explains all the info required as you do the tour The “train” is...More

Thank Norm B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kilkenny isn’t a terribly large town. But if you are on a tour (as I was recently), time can be quite short. If you want to see the main part of town and hear the history and only have a limited time to do it,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Kilkenny on a Trafalgar tour and on a free morning had the opportunity to enjoy a tour on a tourist road train led by Paul Matthews. He was so funny we couldn’t stop laughing. This happened before he drove us around Kilkenny on a...More

2  Thank alangth
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

The O’Neill Centre Enable Ireland Kilkenny had 2 fantastic trips on the Kilkenny City Tours with our preschool children. Ivan and Paul were very accommodating and helpful when we were booking taking all our needs into consideration, including going to the trouble of turning down...More

2  Thank hcarey2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Took a half hour road train ride around Kilkenny Town. Driver/Guide (very amusing friendly driver) pointed out the local landmarks and added his own information. A fun half hour trip.

Thank deve46
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Did this tour recently with some American cousins and really enjoyed it !! Our driver Paul was a hoot and had a word for everyone !! The tour itself was excellent and even though I pass most of the sights a couple of times a...More

1  Thank KKgal1
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We we enjoyed the ride it was very informative and the driver Ben was very interactive with us before and after the ride very pleasant gentleman

Thank Mary H
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

This was a lovely trip. Paul was fantastic with the children (7,5,3) as we waited to leave. We all enjoyed the city commentary and the kids had lots of questions afterwards about what we saw and heard.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the ride around the city and the tour was very informative. The driver is great and made us feel so welcome. We had small children, a pushchair and a wheelchair and the driver was super helpful. He even stored the wheelchair in...More

1  Thank Tamms200
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

We arrived for the first sight seeing tour of the day so there were not so many people. We got into conversation with the driver, Paul, beforehand and that in itself was an Irish treat! What a character! The tour was informative without being overdone,...More

1  Thank Kris17900
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Allison B
24 September 2017|
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Response from KCC09876 | Reviewed this property |
No it is not, but it is fun!
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Pips21
7 September 2017|
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Response from Aneta D | Reviewed this property |
seats are quite small and narrow so I'd say that it can be not comfy enough for person to move from wheelchair (to the train) but if it's not a problem and questions is if there is place to leave folded wheelchair, it should... More
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