The town of Waterford, 85 mi/135 km south of Dublin and founded by Vikings, is home to the Waterford Crystal factory. Plan half a day to tour the factory and watch crystal being made from beginning to end. There's also a display and shop at the factory. http://www.waterfordvisitorcentre.com.
In town, pause to look at the French Church (where Huguenots worshipped), Reginald's Tower, the City Hall, the cathedral and other beautiful buildings. Good walking tours leave from the tourist office. ht... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2014 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.