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Tourist Trains and Tours

Spoiled for choice with two fantastic Train Tours to choose from!

A great way to capture the sights and sounds of this fantastic city is to take a city tour with one of Kilkenny’s fun and informative city trains. Check out routes and highlights as the trains meander impossibly narrow cobbled lanes while sharing local knowledge and telling tales of witchcraft and skullduggery. With so much history and heritage to dip into, this will set you up for further exploration of Ireland’s Medieval Mile.

Kilkenny City Tours


Kilkenny City Tours train was established in 2011, as a convenient way for visitors to see all the wonderful sights of Kilkenny city. Since its inception it has since grown to become one of the most sought after things to do in kilkenny city and has been awarded the “Certificate of Excellence” by Tripadvisor.com, which is awarded based on consistently earning great reviews from travellers!

The Kilkenny City Tour is a wonderful way to see all the historical sites and points of interest in Kilkenny city. Departing from Kilkenny Castle you will be taken on a historical and fascinating tour with a full commentary of detailed insights, facts, and folklore of the medieval city.

All weather and multilingual, tours run on the hour during high season Monday to Sunday, 10:00am to 17:00pm. Mar 1st to Oct 31st



Kilkenny Road Train Tours

Jump on board and take in the sights with the ever entertaining Kilkenny Road train!

Join a fun filled tour of Kilkenny’s finest sights.
Sit back, relax in comfort and enjoy the many spectacular Medieval landmarks and places that Kilkenny has to offer. Hear all about the sights on our fully narrated tour and sing along to many favourite traditional songs and music played onboard. With tight and demanding time schedules on your holiday this is the best way to get your bearings in a place that you haven’t seen before.

Starting from Kilkenny Castle the tour will take you on a 30 minute sojourn through the streets of Kilkenny, along the way you’ll see many historical sights including St. Canices Cathedral, St. Francis Abbey Brewery, The Old Court House and many, many more. Meander along the picturesque lanes and streets of Kilkenny and enjoy this nostalgic journey reminiscent of the bygone steam train.