Private Guided Tour Of Cork City With Drive in Cork Harbour


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Activity Level



City, Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Local Experience


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (fluent)

Cork City Tour

This is a City Tour of Cork, with part of the day as a walking tour if you wish! This tour is from 10am-6pm. We also explore the Cork Harbour area and visit some nearby historic towns if you wish. Or we can drive to nice towns on the coast of West Cork if you prefer!

This tour allow you to explore the best of Cork City. Highlights include:
St Finbarres Cathedral
English Market
Shandon Bells
River Lee
University College Cork

Join me to explore Ireland's second city! Although locally known as the real capital! Many guide books have recommended Cork as a must-see city! Allow me to show you the hidden charm of this busy vibrant city!

If you wish we can also travel out of the city together for part of the day to see the famous Cork harbour, and enjoy the area! We can stop at some local historic towns, and see a little of the beautiful countryside!


10am: Meet at your hotel/accommodation if it is nearby, or else we can meet at the Train Station!

After that you decide the itinerary! We can visit the many sites of the city together! If you wish to have lunch on the way, or just a sandwich on the walk, I will point out great places that locals love in the city! If you fancy a drink in a local famous pub, we can do that too!

If you choose, I can take you to tour the University I attended! University College Cork has a charming quad from 1845, a display of ancient stone monuments and an art gallery! Worth a visit!

Some guests prefer to get out of the city for a while, and I can offer a fun tour of Cork Harbour!

If you wish to kiss the Blarney Stone on the same day, we can fit this in during the winter months when there are less crowds! In summer we can finish the tour at Blarney, and you can enjoy a long visit there after our tour, and take a local bus back to the city.

I aim to be as flexible as possible, and will adapt your private tour for you!

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We can meet at your hotel if it is within easy distance of the city. If not we can meet outside the train station!

End location: At a suitable location in the heart of Cork City or at your hotel if nearby.

Duration: 8 hours

The tour can be a little shorter or longer depending on the guests wishes.


Touring Minibus Fully Insured & Approved By National Transport Authority.

What’s Included

*Professional Accredited Guide
*Walking Tour Of Cork City
*Advice for the rest of your stay in Cork
*Guided Tour of University if you wish
*All major Cork highlights will be seen on this tour
*Driving Tour of the Cork Harbour area

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 Euro - Some money for lunch and admission to the Cathedral if you wish to enter! If we visit other charegable sites, you will need to pay your admission charges directly.

What’s Extra

*Any attraction tickets needed
*Cruise Ship Pick-Up NOT included in this tour! Cruise Ships arrive 1 hour away from Cork at the Cobh cruise terminal. Please book my tour that includes pick-up and drop-off if you are arriving by Ship.



A Recent Review of this tour

Outstanding! Michael was easy to work with and a perfect travel guide. He arrived promptly at our agreed meeting location and accommodated all our requests. He has a deep knowledge of the area and Irish history and kept our party of 4 adults entertained. We all enjoyed a great day. Highly recommend!
Kristin M.

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