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Kilkenny 7 Days - Springhill Court Hotel

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TALF888SC

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

Kilkenny is a flourishing city with a fascinating medieval history and a thriving crafts industry. The 800-year-old Norman castle overlooks the ancient streets of Kilkenny which today has been transformed into a cosmopolitan destination. Our tour also visits the ‘Garden of Ireland’ as County Wicklow is known, as well as enjoying a guided tour of Ireland’s cosmopolitan capital, Dublin.

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Itinerary
Day 1 - Outward Travel


Day 2 - Caernarfon & Snowdonia
Dominated by the imposing Norman castle, Caernarfon also boasts a museum dedicated to the Royal Welch Fusiliers (entry fees apply)./nThe story of the town is told in an exhibition at Oriel Pendeitsh (entry fee applies). /nAlongside the redeveloped harbour, bustling with sailing boats and motor yachts, is the Galeri arts centre (entry fee may apply)./nThe harbour town of Porthmadog has a long maritime history, which is explored in the town's Maritime Museum (entry fee applies)./nIn the lively mountain town of Llanberis, we find a quarry museum, country park, and the Electric Mountain Centre (all free entry)./n

Day 3 - Day at Leisure
Today is left free to allow for relaxing in the hotel or exploring the local area. /nDon't hesitate to enquire with the hotel reception regarding local attractions and travel options.

Day 4 - Day at Leisure
Today is left free to allow for relaxing in the hotel or exploring the local area. /nDon't hesitate to enquire with the hotel reception regarding local attractions and travel options.

Day 5 - Ffestiniog & Porthmadog
Bleanau Ffestiniog was once a major mining town bus is now a hub for artists and tourists./nThe harbour town of Porthmadog has a long maritime history, which is explored in the town's Maritime Museum (entry fee applies)./nThe Ffestiniog Railway, which terminates in Porthmadog, once transported slate to the harbour from quarries in Blaenau Ffestiniog./n

Day 6 - Bala & Betws-y-Coed
Beside Llyn (Lake) Tegid, the resort town of Bala is a haven for dinghy sailors and windsurfers. /nBala Lake Railway provides excellent views of the lake and its surrounding pastoral and woodland scenery (train ride not included)./nThe village has a variety of cafés, an arts centre and a High Street with several independent traditional shops./nThe wooded village and popular mountain resort of Betws-y-Coed is in a picturesque setting where three rivers meet. /nThere is a quirky station with a railway museum attached and an art gallery (entry fees may apply) as well as numerous craft shops. /nSituated on the outskirts of the town are the spectacular 'Swallow Falls'./n

Day 7 - Return Travel


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To Be Advised
The Springhill Court Hotel is within walking distance of Kilkenny City, with superb shopping and fantastic food. The Kilkenny Leisure Club consists of a 19 metre deck level swimming pool, heated seat area, sauna, steamroom and jacuzzi.

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