Your shore tour departs from your ship at The Port of Cobh/Cork first heading for the village of Blarney where you will have free time to explore the 15th century Blarney Castle, Kiss the legendary Blarney Stone and wander the magnificent gardens of Blarney Estate.
After your Castle visit, you will get the chance to enjoy the delights of shopping at the Blarney Woollen Mills famous for being the worlds largest Irish Store. While you are here, why not enjoy some deliciously fresh local cuisine at The Mill Restaurant while you avail of the Free Wifi or perhaps indulge in an Irish Coffee at Christys Bar.
On our way towards Cork City, we will see The North Cathedral, St. Anne's Church, Murphys Brewery and much more.
Learn about Cork's fearsome Viking Warriors, The Anglo Norman Invasion and The Burning of Cork.
Find out how ships once sailed down the main streets of our city centre and why Cork is Ireland's capital of abstinence.
With a population of 210,000 people, Cork is the second largest city in the Republic of Ireland and is also known as "The Real Capital of Ireland".
On route back to the historic Island of Cobh, you will see Martello Towers from the early 1800's and the beautifully restored 15th century Belvelly Castle which is now a luxury private residence.
Immerse yourself in the rich maritime history of Cobh, and discover why Cobh is forever linked to the ill fated Titanic. Learn of the tragic story of Lusitania, The Potato Famine and Ireland's port of mass emigration.
With our half day tour you get time to enjoy the historic town of Cobh including Cobh Cathedral in your own free time.
Even better we will give you discount vouchers up to 20% to visit The Cobh Heritage Centre and The Titanic Experience. No other shore tour offers this.