French Church, Waterford

French Church, Waterford

The French Church was established on the former location of a Franciscan friary built around 1240 A.D. Later in the 17th century, it was given to French Protestant refugees as a place of worship. Also, it was used as a hospital after the dissolution of the monasteries. The famous architect John Roberts is buried here. Today it is considered a National Monument.

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French Church on Map

Sight Name: French Church
Sight Location: Waterford, Ireland (See walking tours in Waterford)
Sight Type: Religious
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Walking Tours in Waterford, Ireland

Create Your Own Walk in Waterford

Create Your Own Walk in Waterford

Creating your own self-guided walk in Waterford is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Waterford's Historical Buildings Tour

Waterford's Historical Buildings Tour

Waterford is one of the largest cities in southeastern Ireland. The city's motto is “Waterford remains the untaken city." Visit castles built in ancient times, churches that played witness to religious revolutions and other historically significant buildings. Take this walking tour to visit the most notable historic buildings in Waterford.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 Km or 1.2 Miles
Waterford Introduction Walking Tour

Waterford Introduction Walking Tour

Waterford is one of the oldest cities in Ireland, located in the southeastern part of the country. Although fairly small, Waterford has a lot to offer in terms of historic attractions, some dating back hundreds of years. This orientation walk will take you to the most prominent sights of the city.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 Km or 1.6 Miles