Explore Kilkenny

Explore Kilkenny

Kilkenny, the county city for County Kilkenny, is a town built on both banks of the River Nore in southeastern Ireland. Nicknamed “the Ancient East”, there is always plenty to see and do here.  Festivals nearly year-round, a castle right in the center of town, distilleries, eateries, and a beautiful cathedral all await your visit here.

Explore Kilkenny

Take a tour of Kilkenny's medieval castle

A visit to Kilkenny includes a tour of its iconic castle and overnight lodging so near the shops and pubs of the medieval mile, that you won’t miss a thing!

  • Kilkenny Castle
  • Kilkenny Castle Gardens
  • River Nore
  • Kyteler's Inn & Pub
  • St Canice's Cathedral
  • Overnight at Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel
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