travel42 Port Guide: Waterford


Waterford travel42 Port of Call Guide


Founded by the Vikings, the town of Waterford, 85 mi/135 km south of Dublin, is Ireland's oldest city. It was here that the Norman warrior, Strongbow, established England's first grip over Ireland. Today it is home to the Waterford Crystal factory. You can tour the factory and watch crystal being made from beginning to end.

Waterford, which has well-preserved sections of its city walls and towers, is full of atmospheric buildings where you can soak up its medieval and Georgian history. Key si...

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