Kilkenny is one of Ireland’s oldest cities, and its rich history is a huge part of its charm. The many ancient features that still stand today tell stories of civilisations past, and all these stories come together to form the famous Marble City you can explore today. At Segway Sights, we’ve crafted our tours to showcase Kilkenny’s fascinating history in a way that’s easy to follow and fun to learn. Check out our tours page to see all the historical sights our tours cover, and how you can experience these stories for yourself.
Kilkenny Castle is, without a doubt, the biggest attraction of the Marble City. Its regal stone façade, centred between a beautiful rose garden and rustic woodland, is a perfect representation of the history of the city. If you’re visiting Kilkenny, the castle is an absolute must-see. On the Segway Sights tours, you can visit the castle and see this historic landmark for yourself. But why is it worth seeing? We’ve put together a history of Kilkenny Castle so you can see why this fantastic fortress is something you won’t want to miss.
Finding things to do in Kilkenny is easy, but trying to fit them all into one trip can prove a challenge! Kilkenny’s long and fascinating history means there are dozens of ancient sites to explore, and centuries-old stories to learn. How can you tell which sites are worth seeing, and where to spend your precious vacation time? That’s why we’ve put together this list of the best things to do in Kilkenny- check them out and plan your personalised travel bucket list!