Waterford Walking Tour
1000 Years of Irish History & Culture
For over 1000 years Waterford has been the gateway to Ireland. The most famous events in Irish history played out in the streets of this medieval city. This unique walking tour, enhanced by sound effects, takes you on a journey through Irish history from the Vikings to the Irish Revolution
Hosted by Fin Dwyer, the creator of the acclaimed Irish History Podcast, this is an experience not to be missed.
An Immersive Experience
Wireless headphones are provided
at the start of the tour.
LISTEN to historic soundscapes
BLOCKS background street noise
HEAR the guide without difficulty
The tour reveals Waterford's fascinating history beginning over 1000 years agoe Viking raiders to the deadly political feuds of the early 20th century. Click on the icons for clips of some of the stops
Fin is a historian, archaeologist and creator of the Irish History Podcast. Most importantly he is really passionate about history. His tour is a unique experience, described as half live podcast - half walking tour. Using sound effects to create a sense of time and place, this is Irish history like you have never heard it before.
What You Need To Bring
How much do tickets cost?
€20 per person
Where does the tour meet?
In Waterford City Centre - detailed, easy to follow, directions are sent in advance of the tour.
What should I bring?
Comfortable shoes and plan for changeable Irish weather!
Can I turn up on the day?
How long does the tour take?
The tour takes around 2 hours.
The tour is around 2.3 kilometres (1.5 miles). While we will be stopping along the way, this is around 35 minute walk. This is about the same distance you walk in an average grocery shop but without the hassle!
How far will we walk?
Booking is essential but you can get tickets up to 30 minutes before the tour begins. This is to ensure there are enough listening devices for everyone.