Munster Vales Scenic Drive including Rock of Cashel, Waterford – Tipperary, Irelands Ancient East

  • Author:ActiveME
  • Created: September 29, 2016
  • Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Waterford
  • Distance194 miles
  • Time0 s
  • Speed0 mph
  • Min altitude7 ft
  • Peak1,280 ft
  • Climb5,896 ft
  • Descent5,919 ft

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This 230 km (140 mile) route would take well over a week to complete properly and includes the magical and scenic Comeragh Mtns, the secluded Nire Valley, banks of the River Suir, Clonmel Town, the ancient walled town of Fethard, the world famous Rock of Cashel, Tipperary, the splendid Glen of Aherlow, Cahir Castle, The Vee scenic mountain pass, heritage town of Lismore and the seaside town of Dungarvan in an area now known as the Munster Vales which covers Tipperary, Waterford, Cork and Limerick.

Rock of Cashel

Follow in the footsteps of Fionn MacChumhaill, the ancient hero of Irish Mythology on this scenic drive, in an area which was home to Irelands first settlers around 10,000 years ago when the rest of Ireland was covered in ice.