Unveiling County Cork: Where History Meets Hospitality

County Cork, Ireland's southern crown jewel, boasts a captivating blend of vibrant cityscapes, charming towns, historical landmarks, and stunning natural beauty. Buckle up for a whirlwind tour through some of Cork's must-see sights!

Immerse Yourself in History and Culture:

Blarney Castle & Blarney Stone: Kiss the Blarney Stone (if you dare!) and gain the gift of the gab at this iconic medieval castle. Explore the sprawling grounds and stunning views.

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Cork City: Delve into the heart of Cork, a city brimming with energy. Wander the charming streets, soak up the atmosphere in lively pubs, and discover historical gems like the 17th-century Red Abbey.

Unveiling County Cork Cork City

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Cork City Gaol: Journey back in time at this fascinating gaol (jail) turned museum. Explore the stark cells, hear stories of former inmates, and gain a glimpse into Cork's penal past.

Unveiling County Cork Cork City Gaol

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Spike Island: Embark on a ferry journey to Spike Island, a former fort and prison steeped in history. Explore the island's haunting beauty, learn about its multifaceted past, and discover the stories of those who resided within its walls.

Unveiling County Cork Spike Island

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Explore the Natural World and Beyond:

Fota Wildlife Park: Encounter a diverse range of animals from around the globe at this sprawling wildlife park. Explore on foot or by tram, and witness everything from majestic cheetahs to playful penguins.

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Kinsale: Unwind in the charming harbor town of Kinsale, renowned for its delicious seafood and rich maritime history. Explore the colorful streets, visit Charles Fort, and indulge in fresh seafood at a waterfront restaurant.

Unveiling County Cork Kinsale

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The English Market: Immerse yourself in a vibrant symphony of sights, smells, and sounds at the historic English Market. Sample local delicacies, find unique souvenirs, and experience the warm buzz of Cork's culinary scene.

Unveiling County Cork the English Market

Courtesy Catherine Crowley

Beyond the Highlights:

Blarney and Cork might be the stars, but County Cork offers so much more. Explore charming towns like Cobh, admire the Blarney Woollen Mills, or hike the scenic trails of Gougane Barra National Park.

Unveiling County Cork

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Plan Your Unforgettable Cork Adventure:

This is just a taste of the magic County Cork has to offer. Contact us today to craft your personalized itinerary and embark on an unforgettable Irish adventure!

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