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Ormonde Language Tours
Kilkenny City, Co. Kilkenny
Ormonde Language Tours offers guided walking tours of Kilkenny City in French, German and English. The tour passes through the picturesque medieval streets of Kilkenny and the city’s fascinating history is explained by a native of Kilkenny.

Ormonde Language Tours start at The Parade beside Kilkenny Castle and stop at each of the city's most historic sites, where a different aspect of its story is explained. This information is presented by a knowledgeable local resident in an easy to understand manner. There are many interesting facts about Kilkenny that may surprise you. The tour is approximately 2 hours long and involves 4km of walking. Separate tours are given for each language.

Highlights of the tours are the Hurling Statue, World War I Memorial, St Canice's Cathedral, The Black Abbey, St Mary's Cathedral, Rothe House, Grace's Castle, Kyteler's Inn, The Butter Slip, The Thoisel, and Kilkenny Castle.

Tour places are limited and should be booked in advance. You can cancel your tour up to 24 hours in advance, except in the case of poor weather where you may cancel on the day. Explore what makes Kilkenny City a favourite of locals and visitors alike.

Why we like it
  • Easy to understand tours in French, German and English that visit the most historic places in Kilkenny City.
  • Your guide is a knowledgeable local resident who knows Kilkenny's hidden secrets.
  • Kilkenny City retains its medieval character and architecture, while offering many options for shopping, dining and entertainment.
Safety Charter
Family friendly
Paid car parking
Pre-booking essential
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Contact details
The Parade, Gardens, Kilkenny, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 2 hours here.

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