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Journey Overview


Get to know the tangle of streets of Waterford by taking a Waterford City Walking Tour with brilliant master storyteller Jack Burtchaell, who will reveal tales of historic rogues and rascals.

Get up close and personal with the Viking warlords in a replica Viking house, who founded Waterford, Ireland’s oldest city, at the world’s first Viking Virtual Reality 3D Adventure – King of the Vikings. Located along Reginald’s Tower where the Treasure of Viking Waterford and a full-size Viking long ship are displayed.


If you have more time…

Travel through time and nature along the spectacular 46km off-road cycling and walking trail of the Waterford Greenway. Following the old railway line from Waterford City to the market town of Dungarvan in west Waterford, it crosses eleven bridges, three tall viaducts and a long atmospheric tunnel, all the way from the river to the sea.


Location Waterford

Distance from ports. 

  • Dublin 115 miles / 185 km
  • Rosslare 49 miles / 78 km

Accommodation options

  • Granville Hotel Granville Hotel Granville Hotel
  • Tower Hotel Tower Hotel Tower Hotel
  • Forest Haven Forest Haven Forest Haven
Granville Hotel

Granville Hotel

Waterford City. A city landmark on the quayside, dating to the 1700s. The hotel offers real Irish hospitality with traditionally-styled rooms and a popular bar and restaurant. Within walking distance to the world famous Waterford Crystal visitors centre, close to the Viking Triangle and ideal for touring the neighbouring counties of Kilkenny, Tipperary and Cork.

Tower Hotel

Tower Hotel

Waterford City. Close to historic Reginald’s Tower and overlooking the Marina and 100 yards from the House of Waterford Crystal, the hotel offers good value for such a central location, with popular riverside bar and a leisure centre with pool. Just a short stroll away is a choice of shops, restaurants and other local attractions, with several car parks nearby

Forest Haven

Forest Haven

Dunmore East, Co Waterford. 5mins walk from Counsellors Strand, only 100m from the village centre, these quality holiday homes are in one of the most popular yet unspoiled resorts on the south coast. 3 bedrooms, double ensuite and 2 twins; sleeps up to 6.