Discovering Corks past and present.
This tour we'll have plenty of time to discover the best of Cork city it's not just about walking . We'll have time to relax for a drink in a local pub after strolling with me around the old cobble lane ways. Experience it's rich history it's architecture events and right back to it's Viking origins. Hear stories past and present!
We'll visit all the top attraction's in the city. There is still a Viking place name , dated back to 820 AD.
Ever wonder how the city got it's name?
What about the bell on top of the English Market?
What famous people came from Cork?
Who's Annie Moore? She left Cork as was the first immigrant to pass through Ellis Island. We will visit where she and her family lived in Cork .
We'll cover the story of Nano Nagle , the founder of The Presentation Order.
What did Cork give to the world?
The best way to explore this compact city is on foot, so join me on this 5 hr. walking tour and discover a whole new world!
Come and find out for yourself!
8. 30am Meet and greet Annie Moore statue.
9. 30am Our starting point after parking our car
We'll Make our way to the Coal Quay area of the city .
In days gone by this was the main commercial hub .
A Quick visit to see the old 6th century city wall.
Next up The National Monument
In memory of those who fought for Irish freedom.
Saint Finbarrs Catherial an unbelievable structure built by skilled craftsmanship back in 1875.
The English Market a must see for anyone visiting Cork , here also might be a good time to visit a local pub be that for a pint or just a coffee before we leave Cork City to head back to your ship in Cobh.
Back where it all began at The Annie Statue.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Suggested by Guide: As you come off the ship turn to your right straight ahead you see a security hut, behind the hut you'll see a statue of Annie Moore it's here where I'll be waiting for you.
Duration: 5 hours
This is a Half day walking tour . You will be collected and returned to your ship.
How's ever if it's a case it's to wet for you on the day we will go by car and will
take "The Cruise Ship Special" tour.
This tour start time depends on what ever time your ship dock !
We will travel in a modern air conditioned car.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
25 Euro - If you want to sample some local Cuisine and taste some Guinness
Here in Cork we've got some fabulous gastro pubs serving wonderful food and drink.
Some sites we visit can charge an admission fee
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I am not permitted to guide in sites that have got their own guide's giving tour's .Such sites we'll fall in with their guided tour's.
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We had a wonderful walking tour of Cork City, and Liam was friendly and very knowledgeable. Our group enjoyed having him guide us around the city. We would recommend Liam highly for anyone considering a tour of Cork City.