Vue d'ensemble

Providing guided tours of the beautifully restored 12th-century former Cistercian Abbey, now a working parish church which proudly displays the Relic of the True Cross of Christ after which the Abbey and village are named.

On the tour, visitors will walk in the footsteps of ancient monks, hear the stories of the ‘Church of the eight hands’ and the ‘Good woman’s son’, and marvel at the magnificent stone carvings, described by experts as the ‘highlight of Cistercian art in Ireland’.



Covid-19 Update 😷

Tipperary in alignment with government guideline is closed to visitors outside of the county, and residents beyond their 5km.

Tipperary looks forward to welcoming you when it is safe to do so.Feel free to browse and dream of holidays to come.

There will be a warm welcome waiting.