Waterford City, the oldest city in Ireland, has the perfect blend of ancient and modern. Day trips to Waterford city could literally take you anywhere – from a visit to the world renowned Waterford Crystal and markets of Waterford City, to learning Irish in the Ring Gaeltacht. Read our day trips to Waterford guide, helping you to easily find the things that interest you most.
Must – see attractions in Waterford City include the magnificent Waterford Treasures, a collection of 3 award winning museums. Starting with Ireland’s oldest civic building, Reginald’s Tower, moving to the beautifully built Medieval Museum and finishing at Bishops Palace. From here to here, ‘The House of Waterford Crystal’ renowned the world over for the craftsmanship of its glass cutters. It’s definitely worth a visit!
If you want to see the Viking Triangle differently, then a walking tour of the city with Jack Burthchaell, is the way to go! He goes through major events from Waterford’s past almost as if he was there when the events occurred. Those looking for a little adventure, just 20 minutes outside of the city, will find the fascinating Mayfield Birds of Prey. Owner, William offers you an opportunity to meet, handle and fly a variety of wonderful birds, suitable for all the family. It’s an unforgettable experience to participate in the ancient art of Falconry.
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