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Kilkenny City Tours

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About Kilkenny City Tours
Kilkenny City Tours - Black and Amber road train is a unique way to view Kilkenny City - Aboard the train, passengers can view 15 of Kilkenny's historic buildings. While onboard you will receive a full commentary, giving a historical and fascinating insight into the history of Kilkenny. Tours are 25 minutes long and depart every hour on the hour from 10am-6pm.Ticket Price: Adults - 7 euro.Students/ Seniors / Children - 5 euro.
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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All reviews road train kilkenny city narrow streets half hour tour driver paul train tour your bearings great fun lovely trip great tour points of interest lovely city historical sites commentary recording overview information
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

A brilliant short tour that passes and gives interesting information about all the historic sites worth visiting in Kilkenny - well worth doing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TonyJonesRSA
Reviewed September 16, 2018

situated outside the castle is the pickup/end point of the tour (you stay on until the end) there are two different companies that run whilst we were visiting ,one started on the hour the other at half past. paul the driver is a real friendly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ian d
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

I'm giving this tour an Average score simply because of the driver who is absolutely lovely and made us feel so welcome. He's an asset to this company or Kilkenny Council or whoever runs this tour! The tour itself isn't very long. It shows you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank vintagecentral
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We decided to take this short tour which was good . We got a sense of the history of the city and saw places to visit which we probably would not have on foot. The driver was nice. It was a tad over priced for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bernie734
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Loved this little touring "train" and it certainly showed us, in a short space of time, the points of interest in Kilkenny. Our driver was very friendly and most informative too. Worth doing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MaureenB1627
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Having walked around the city of Kilkenny in the morning we then went on the road train city tour. The tour lasted 30 mins. The commentary filled in information to enlighten us following our morning tour

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Wendy W
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

To get an appreciation of the size of Kilkenny where the tourist sites are and obviously the shopping It’s recommended you take a half hour trip around the town A voice recording explains all the info required as you do the tour The “train” is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank normanlynbarnfield
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Kilkenny isn’t a terribly large town. But if you are on a tour (as I was recently), time can be quite short. If you want to see the main part of town and hear the history and only have a limited time to do it,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank jaykc1966
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Visited Kilkenny on a Trafalgar tour and on a free morning had the opportunity to enjoy a tour on a tourist road train led by Paul Matthews. He was so funny we couldn’t stop laughing. This happened before he drove us around Kilkenny on a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank alangth
Reviewed July 12, 2018

The O’Neill Centre Enable Ireland Kilkenny had 2 fantastic trips on the Kilkenny City Tours with our preschool children. Ivan and Paul were very accommodating and helpful when we were booking taking all our needs into consideration, including going to the trouble of turning down...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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September 23, 2017|
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Response from KCC09876 | Reviewed this property |
No it is not, but it is fun!
September 7, 2017|
Response from 364anetaa | Reviewed this property |
seats are quite small and narrow so I'd say that it can be not comfy enough for person to move from wheelchair (to the train) but if it's not a problem and questions is if there is place to leave folded wheelchair, it should... More