Take time while you’re in Kilkenny for the festival to explore the wonders of Ireland’s Medieval Mile located at the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East.

There are many fascinating itineraries to follow through the river valley and ancient landscapes, taking in the historic buildings and cultural wealth of the region.

Learn the stories of a place and you’ll come to understand the soul of its people. From ancient high kings to modern day poets, saints and scholars to ramblers and fishermen, Ireland’s Ancient East pulsates with legendary tales. With the maps as your guide and the itineraries as your inspiration, you’re about to prepare for a real life journey through this mystical place.

Check out one of these great trips which you can plan around your visit to the festival or plan for a return visit in the future.

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