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I spent a few days in and around Waterford during my Ireland trip in september 2001. Waterford is located at the river Suir and it is famous for its glass factory. Dating back to Viking times, Waterford is Ireland's oldest city.
The city has a medieval atmosphere, because it has the best remaining city walls in the Republic of Ireland. Plenty of old buildings are worth a visit (e.g. Reginalds Tower, French Church).
Waterford is the ideal base for daytrips by bus to the lovely fishing harbour of Dunmore East and the seaside resort of Tramore.
"Never bang on about how wonderful some unspoiled place is, because next time you go there, you won´t be able to get in."
--- Third Rule of Travel by Pete McCarthy ---
- Pros:Perfect base to explore the coastline around Waterford.
- Cons:Weather might be grey and wet, but can change quickly.
- In a nutshell:Nice small and lively city with plenty to do and see.
The book * Mc Carthy´s Bar * written by Pete McCarthy is a fine travel book for an Ireland trip. Pete McCarthy was... more travel advice
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