Viking Triangle, Waterford City
The Viking Triangle Experience in Waterford City takes you back to the time of the Vikings who first founded Ireland's oldest city and brings you up to the Victorian period. This tour is an absolute must for any history buff.
Tour Highlights Include
- At Reginald's Tower, hear how Reginald the Viking founded the city in 914.
- Discover why Greyfriars Friary was founded in 1240 and closed 300 years later by King Henry VIII.
- Learn about Waterford's medieval deans and bishops in the 13th century Chorister's Hall.
- Visit the medieval mayor's wine vault and hear why he gifted it to the Church.
- At Christ Church Cathedral stand on the spot where Strongbow and Aoife were married in 1170, changing the course of Irish and British History.
- In the Victorian Theatre Royal relax and be regaled by the stories of Ireland's greatest and most colorful operatic composer, William Vincent Wallace.
Tours start at the plaza in front of Waterford Crystal.
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