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Copper Coast
Tour Location
Country:
Ireland
From:
Kilkenny
To:
Kilkenny
Tour Information
Guiding:
Guided
Duration:
7 days
Level:
Easy-Moderate
Tour Language:
English
Cost From:
€780
Tour Distance & Dates
Month(s):
Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Tour Operator:
Cycling Safaris

Copper Coast

7 Days Easy-Moderate

Kilkenny is perhaps the most attractive Irish city. It is dominated by a spectacular castle on a bend in the river Nore and has a wealth of historic buildings knitted together by narrow cobbled streets boasting many lively pubs and fine restaurants.
This brand new tour blends some of Ireland’s best heritage sights with a relatively undiscovered but still stunning coastline. Leaving Kilkenny behind, the cycle brings you towards the coast where our first stop is New Ross, whose famine ship gives a haunting reminder of a dark chapter in Irish history. Some more recent history can be experienced at the Kennedy Visitor centre before a quaint ferry will bring us across Waterford Harbour to stop at the truly special place of Dunmore East. Here there are lovely beaches and magnificent views to enjoy. The Copper Coast is a spectacular cycle where the road twists along cliffs and then plunges into and out of coves. The picturesque seaside town of Dungarvan is where we take our rest day, before heading inland to the Rock of Cashel. This is one of Ireland’s most spectacular archaeological sites, standing proudly atop a limestone hill dominating the surrounding countryside. The nearby Bru Boru Heritage and Cultural centre provides an interesting insight into Irish traditional music.
Inclusions
- 1 evening meal
- Bike rental
- Guide in a support van (on group tours only)
- Luggage transfer
- All route details and maps
- 24 hour service hotline
Options
Self-guided tour option available starting from €730
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