The oldest city in Ireland, Waterford is home to depths of history and nature waiting to be explored. Explore the historic Viking Triangle, Waterford's heritage and cultural quarter. Climb Reginald's Tower, a 12th-century circular fortress erected by the Anglo-Normans. Cruise to Waterford to see Middle Ages artifacts, including a 15th-century wine vault, at the Medieval Museum. Shop for Waterford Crystal in its place of origin — stop into a local artisan's shop and see how it's made. Walk among rhododendrons and camellias in Mount Congreve Gardens. Or hike the Copper Coast, a UNESCO Global Geopark, where steep cliffs formed by ancient volcanic activity overlook windswept waters.