Ireland's Ancient East

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Ireland's Ancient East is a region with plenty of historical twists and turns! From Viking invaders and Norman knights to high kings, monks and fleeing emigrants. Visit places that boast of great legends, strange tales and mighty battles and offer lots of experiences to entertain and delight the whole family!

Wander through 5,000 years of history and discover the wealth of experiences within Ireland's Ancient East. Follow Ireland's long and remarkable histrory from Megalithic tombs, the trail of the Vikings to the estate houses and gardens of Anglo Ireland Immerse yourself in the past as you are greeted by prehistoric wonders, monastic marvels, magnificient castles and grand estates. Ireland's Ancient East offers a unique opportunity to unearth over 5000 years of history in the lush green landscape of Ireland!




From family adventures, quirky experiences and cultural gems, Ireland's Ancient East offers plenty to see and do on a short break or longer holiday. Why not avail of a mid-week or weekend stay at the Majestic Hotel, Tramore and check out all that Ireland's Ancient East has to offer. Here are some suggested itineraries to help you explore a region rich with intrigue and steeped in history!


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48 Hours in Waterford - Take a stroll along the streets of Ireland's oldest city and discover the stories that bring Waterford's Viking past alive

Waterford Viking Triangle -  Delve into the precious artefacts of the Waterford Treasures Museum

Waterford to Kilkenny in 2 Days - From the shores of Wexford & Waterford to Kilkenny's river walk

Waterford to Wexford in 3 Days - Roam lands layered with victories and tragedies