Waterford in the Sunny South East

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Waterford Crystal

Go behind the scenes and gain a better understanding of the time and work that goes into crystal making on this one-hour tour of the House of Waterford Crystal factory. Your guide explains the step-by-step process of crystal making, as you wander the rooms where different techniques are used along the way. Meet a few of the high-end crystal makers, and visit the retail store where you can explore one of the world’s largest displays of Waterford Crystals.

 

Waterford’s Medieval Museum and Bishops Palace

Visit Waterford’s Medieval Museum and Bishop’s Palace, and discover two top attractions with ease on this combined admission ticket. Follow a guide through Waterford’s Medieval Museum, home to many beautiful pre-Reformation treasures. Explore the 13th-century Choristers’ Hall and 15th-century wine vaults, and gain insight into life here those centuries ago. Visit the Bishop’s Palace, the town’s grand 18th-century Georgian residence. Admire treasures including beautiful silverware and elegant glassware, and explore Waterford’s history from 1700 to the 1970s.

 

An epic tour of the Viking Triangle

Step back in time and explore Irish history from the Viking to the Victorian era on this 1-hour Viking Triangle tour in Waterford. Follow your guide through this ancient Irish city and visit six national monuments including Reginald’s Tower, Greyfriars Friary, Choristers’ Hall, the Mayor’s Wine Vault and the Bishop’s Palace. Gain insight into Ireland’s colourful past and learn of the invasions, battles and victories which shaped the country we know today. Admire archaeological treasures from centuries passed and trace Ireland’s architecture through the generations.

 

 

Copper Coast Helicopter tour

Departing from Waterford Airport, one of the Irish Coast Guard Search and Rescue bases, you will route out towards the coastline where you take in breath-taking views of the UNESCO Geopark also known as The Copper Coast in County Waterford. Famous for its panoramic seascapes, coves, bays and cliffs you will see all this stunning scenery on your helicopter tour with Adventure 001 Ireland.
Duration: 30 Minute Pleasure Flight, please allow at least up to one hour on site. There may be delays on the day due to weather, air traffic or operational issues.
Our professional ground crew will take photographs of you just before you board your helicopter, these will be printed while you fly and can be purchased afterwards.
Don’t forget to take your camera, so you can re-live the experience with friends and family and show off your fantastic photographs.

 

 

Waterford Greenway

Waterford Greenway is a spectacular 46 km off-road cycling and walking trail along an old railway line which runs between Waterford and Dungarvan. From the Viking City alongside the River Suir, out by Mount Congreve Gardens, through Kilmacthomas, across eleven bridges, over three impressive viaducts and through a 400m long tunnel; with wonderful views of the Comeragh Mountains and Dungarvan Bay.

 

Comeragh Drive

The Comeragh trail takes you out on the N25 from Waterford towards Dungarvanand at the village of Leamybrien, and follow the signs for the Comeragh Drive and Mahon Falls

The Comeragh Mountains are awe-inspiringly beautiful with changing terrain, fabulous views, sheep are grazing everywhere and Mahon Falls is on the way up and is fantastic to see cascading down the mountainside to the base. Clouds sit on the mountaintops and add to the picturesque beauty of the place.