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Explore and Enjoy

All Waterford has to Offer

Thinking of a hotel break to Waterford? Located in the centre of Waterford City, the Fitzwilton Hotel is the ideal choice to base yourself when exploring Waterford City and County.

Enjoy Waterford with one of our Sample Itineraries!

Heading to Waterford for a break and looking to fit as much sight-seeing and culture in as possible? No problem! We’ve created a few sample itineraries that do just that. Get ready to see Waterford’s wonderful tourist attractions and local sights.

Waterford city is the country’s oldest city. It was founded by Vikings in 914 A.D. and parts of its ancient walled core remain. Within Reginald’s Tower, a circa-1003 fortification, the Waterford Museum of Treasures displays local archaeological finds. Famed glass manufacturer Waterford Crystal began here in 1783. Today the company’s facility near the historic district offers factory tours.

Where better to explore the joys of Irelands Ancient East than in the oldest city in Ireland that is Waterford. Take a short break in Ireland’s Ancient East and visit places filled with quirky and memorable experiences. With the maps as your guide and itineraries as your inspiration, discover a region of legends and stories, from ancient times to modern day – a place brimming with culture, attractions, festivals and fun. Your adventure through Waterford and Ireland’s Ancient East awaits!

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Waterford in 1 Day

There is so much you can see and do in those 24 hours in Waterford. Explore the oldest city in Ireland, founded by the Vikings in the 9th century with great reminders of Waterford’s Viking history all around the city.

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48 Hours in Waterford

We’ve compiled a short list of suggestions to help you get the most out of your 48 hours in the Viking City and beyond — with so many great things waiting for you in Waterford, there’s no better time to explore.


Family Fun- 2 Day Itinerary

Planning a great family fun excusion in County Waterford but not sure where to start? Look no further! We’ve selected the best of what the county has to offer families, whether it’s indoor or outdoor, culture or fresh air, city or countryside, there should be something here to keep everyone happy!