Cobh to Blarney Castle and Cork City Half-Day Shore Excursion

Shore Excursions in Cork City

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Exciting Shore Excursion from Cobh to Blarney Castle, Cork City, Kinsale and Cobh. Bus Tour starts/finishes at your ship and is tailored to suit your docking/sailing times.Our Tour Includes: • Admission To The Famous Blarney Castle & Gardens • Shopping at Blarney Woolen Mills - The Worlds Largest Irish Store • Driving Tour of Unique Cork City • A Visit To The Magnificent St. Coleman's Cathedral Up to 5 hours touring day (Tour times/duration are tailored to work with your docking/sailing times)Our bus tour departs right from your ship in Cobh and returns back here again at the end of the tour.We are based in Cobh right by the port and have over 50 years experience.Our driver/guides are all locals and have lots of interesting facts, fascinating history, fun stories, songs and jokes.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: eCoach Shore Tours, Cobh, County CorkYour bus tour departs from your ship in Cobh first heading for Blarney Castle where you will have up to 2.5 hours free time to Kiss the legendary Blarney Stone and explore the amazing gardens surrounding the Castle.After your Castle visit, you will get the chance to enjoy some shopping at the famous Blarney Woollen Mills where you can purchase an extraordinary selection of Irish sweaters, linen, crystal, gifts and much more. By this time you will have worked up an appetite for some local homemade scones with coffee at The Mill Restaurant (Free Wifi)After our visit to Blarney we will enjoy a panoramic driving tour through Cork city centre taking in famous landmarks such as The Shandon Bells, The English Market, St. Finbarre's Cathedral and University College Cork. During this section of our tour you will enthralled by stories of Vikings, Normans and of course modern day locals.After our Cork city tour, we will head back to your ship where you will immerse yourself in the rich maritime history of Cobh taking in some stunning harbour scenery and discover why Cobh is forever linked to the ill fated Titanic. You will also learn of the fascinating history of Lusitania mass graves, The Potato Famine and Ireland's mass emigration.Duration: 5 hoursStop At: Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland, Cork, County CorkYour bus tour departs from your ship in Cobh first heading for Blarney Castle where you will have up to 2.5 hours free time to Kiss the legendary Blarney Stone and explore the amazing gardens surrounding the Castle.After your Castle visit, you will get the chance to enjoy some shopping at the famous Blarney Woollen Mills where you can purchase an extraordinary selection of Irish sweaters, linen, crystal, gifts and much more. By this time you will have worked up an appetite for some local homemade scones with coffee at The Mill Restaurant (Free Wifi)After our visit to Blarney we will enjoy a panoramic driving tour through Cork city centre taking in famous landmarks such as The Shandon Bells, The English Market, St. Finbarre's Cathedral and University College Cork. During this section of our tour you will enthralled by stories of Vikings, Normans and of course modern day locals.After our Cork city tour, we will head back to your ship where you will immerse yourself in the rich maritime history of Cobh taking in some stunning harbour scenery and discover why Cobh is forever linked to the ill fated Titanic. You will also learn of the fascinating history of Lusitania mass graves, The Potato Famine and Ireland's mass emigration.Duration: 5 hours

What’s included

  • Live commentary on board from local experienced guides
  • Pick up from your ship and return to same
  • Storage for wheelchairs, scooters, etc
  • Entry To Blarney Castle and Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - eCoach Shore Tours
  • Entry/Admission - Butlers Bus Tours of Ireland

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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