Cork City, Blarney Castle and Kinsale Full-Day Shore Excursion

Day Trips & 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 Bus 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 • Photo Op at Historic Charles Fort • Free Time in Picturesque Kinsale for lunch and exploring • A Visit To The Magnificent St. Coleman's Cathedral Up to 8 hours Tour day (Tour times are tailored to work with your docking/sailing times)Our bus tour departs/returns right at your ship in Cobh/CorkWe're based in Cobh 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: Blarney Castle & Gardens, Blarney, County CorkHere you will have the opportunity to kiss the famous Blarney Stone, explore the 15th century castle and wander discover the magnificent gardens. Admission to the castle and gardens is included in your tour price.Our visit to Blarney will be up to 2 hours in total depending on your ships docking/sailing schedule.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Blarney Woollen Mills, Blarney, County CorkTake time out to shop at the Worlds largest Irish Store, Indulge in a coffee and delicious scone or even sip on a sumptuous Irish Coffee.Avail of the free wifi while you are here. Time spent here is part of your 2 hour approx. stay in Blarney.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Charles Fort, Kinsale, County CorkDiscover the fascination history of this 17th century fort and the Battle of Kinsale in 1601. Be amazed by the stunning scenery and the very sad tale of The Cunard ocean liner RMS Lusitania.Get you cameral ready for some amazing pics!Duration: 15 minutesPass By: The English Market, Cork, County CorkEnjoy a panoramic driving tour of Cork city. See the sights like The English Market, Shandon Bells and Murphy's Brewery. Be enthralled by the history of this fascinating rebel city from the the time of Vikings through to The Anglo Norman Invasion and right up to the modern times of the formation of our state.Stop At: Desmond Castle & International Museum of Wine, Kinsale, County CorkStroll around the very charming winding streets of the village of Kinsale and choose from one of the many fine restaurants to enjoy a great lunch or maybe even sample a local beverage. On your stroll you will get to see the 12th century St. Multose Church, Desmond Castle & International Museum of Wine, The Giants House and Market Square. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Cobh Cathedral, Cobh, County CorkWe will enjoy a short stop here at this majestic Cathedral with the largest carillon of bells in Europe. Take in the stunning harbour scenery here while you learn about the ill fated Titanic, mass emigration, rich maritime history, the gorgeous gael and much more.Duration: 15 minutes

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
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Blarney Castle & Gardens

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities