Cork City & Blarney Castle Shore Excursion Tour Ireland

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Tour Number

Activity Level

71308


Categories

Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Parents or guardians should ensure that children wear their seat belts. I can also provide a Booster Seat for younger children.

Friendly: No.
Unfortunately, the vehicles that I use are not wheelchair accessible. However, the tour is suitable for people with mild disabilities and no one should feel excluded from having an enjoyable tour.

Maximum travelers: 7

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Motor and Walking Tour of Cork City and Blarney Castle.


Cork City, which is Ireland's second largest city, is rich in history and tradition with a unique blend of contemporary style and old world charm. Pedestrian laneways, narrow streets, small boutiques, galleries, gourmet food shops and a host of interesting pubs fan out across the city.

Your private tour will start with an early morning visit to Blarney Castle and Woollen Mills where you will have the opportunity to kiss the Blarney Stone and be bestowed with the "Gift of Eloquence".

We will drive into Cork City to the English Market where Queen Elizabeth 11 paid a visit during her Royal Visit to Ireland in 2011. You will have lunch in one of the famous Cork pubs on Cornmarket Street, The Bodega or the Cornmarket Bar. Your tour will also include a visit to St. Fin Barre's Cathedral in the heart of Cork City and built on a site where St. Fin Barre founded his first monastic site and church during the 7th century. The tour will conclude with a guided tour of the historical sites in the town of Cobh.

Itinerary

9. 30am - collection at your hotel in Cork or Cruise Liner in Cobh
10am to 11. 30am - visit to Blarney Castle & Woollen Mills
11. 30am to 1pm - visit to The English Market on Cork's Grand Parade.
1. 30pm to 2. 30pm - Lunch at The Cornmarket Bar or The Bodega Bar.
2. 30pm to 3. 30pm - visit to St. Fin Barre's Cathedral.
3. 30pm to 5. 30pm - guided tour of the historical sites of the town of Cobh.
5. 30pm - return to your Hotel or Cruise Ship.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 7 hours

Transportation

I will be driving my 7 seater Ford Tourneo Custom touring van, 2018 model, air-conditioned, leather seating and maintained to a high standard.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: Included in the total price of the tour is all transport costs, the vehicle and fuel. My service as a professional driver and my guiding service. It also includes my administration and tour planning costs associated with this tour.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

15 Euro - This local payment is the cost of lunch per person during the tour.

What’s Extra

  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: There is an Admission Charge of €18 Euro per person to the Blarney Castle site - Seniors Rate €15. There is no charge to the Woollen Mills. There is a small admission charge of about €5 to St. Fin Barre's Cathedral, which goes towards the upkeep of the Cathedral.

Restrictions

I am not restricted access to any historical or heritage sites in Kerry. However, state owned properties such as Muckross House and Ross Castle provide their own guides of the interior of the buildings and you must honour and respect these regulations.

A Recent Review of this tour

Ray W provided an excellent tour of Blarney Castle and environs and of Kinsale and its environs. Ray was very engaging and informative. He went out of his way to accommodate every need and interest of our party. We recommend him enthusiastically.
Philip Verveer

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    725 USD(for up to 7 people) (duration: 7 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    71308


    Categories

    Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, City

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. Parents or guardians should ensure that children wear their seat belts. I can also provide a Booster Seat for younger children.

    Friendly: No.
    Unfortunately, the vehicles that I use are not wheelchair accessible. However, the tour is suitable for people with mild disabilities and no one should feel excluded from having an enjoyable tour.

    Maximum travelers: 7

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent)

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