A fantastic midweek break, discovering the history of this ancient corner of Ireland. Enjoy visits to Waterford and Kilkenny and learn more about their heritage and culture, and relax at the hotel in Enniscorthy with FREE selected drinks between 6.30pm and 9.30pm each evening.
Full day trip to Waterford, Ireland's oldest city and considered the capital of the 'Ancient East'. Here we enjoy a visit to the interesting Waterford Crystal.
Full day excursion visiting the medieval city of Kilkenny. Here there are many historic buildings such as the Norman 800 year old Kilkenny Castle, St Canice's Cathedral, the round towner and St Mary's Cathedral..
Situated on the banks of the River Slaney, the family run Treacy’s Hotel offers you a warm Irish welcome and live entertainment.
Day 1: Home to Enniscorthy
Travelling to your chosen airport for your flight to Dublin, you’ll then be met on arrival. Depending on the time of your flight you may have a few hours’ free time to explore the city, or if your flight is a little later then you’ll be transferred directly to join our coach. From here we’ll continue through Ireland to reach our destination and the Treacy’s Hotel in Enniscorthy late in the evening.
Day 2 to 3: Enniscorthy
You’ll spend the next 2 days in and around Enniscothy. You’ll explore on 2 excursions and enjoy time at leisure to discover the town itself. Plus enjoy complimentary selected drinks between 6.30pm and 9.30pm each evening. Included excursions include trips to Waterford and Kilkenny. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 4: Enniscorthy to Dublin area
Today we’ll leave the ancient east and travel to the outskirts of Dublin where we’ll stay for one night, enjoying an evening meal. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 5: Dublin area to Home
This morning we’ll check out of the hotel with a packed breakfast box and be transferred back to the airport for your return flight home. (Breakfast)
You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.
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