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A great new tour to Ireland that will explore the highlights of County Cork and Ireland’s South Coast. We'll visit the Titanic Experience in Cobh, Kinsale, Blarney Castle, Spike Island and the Jameson Distillery.
A great new tour to Ireland that will explore the highlights of County Cork and Irelands South Coast. The city of Cork is the second city of the Irish Republic, built on an island embraced by two channels of the River Lee and spanned by many bridges. A city of charm steeped in history with a vibrant atmosphere and a wealth of traditional pubs, elegant cafés, some great shops, and a real cosmopolitan feel. Our base for this tour will be the Oriel House Hotel at Ballincollig, situated on the west side of Cork.
The Oriel House Hotel is located around ten minutes walk from the centre of Ballincollig, and only a short drive from Cork. Facilities include a restaurant, large bar, swimming pool, jacuzzi and fitness centre. All bedrooms are air-conditioned and television, telephone, Wi-Fi, iron / ironing board, hairdryer, room safe and tea / coffee making facilities. Lift to all floors.
Accommodation with dinner and breakfast
Guided tour of Kinsale
Admission to the Titanic Experience and guided tour
Guided tour of Cork City
Ferry crossing to Spike Island
Guided tour of Spike Island
Jameson Distillery tour & tasting
Return Irish Sea crossings
Return travel by coach
We travel across to Holyhead for our Irish Sea crossing to Dublin Port, then we continue on to Cork and the Oriel House Hotel where we stay for the next four nights.D
Today we visit the Titanic Experience in Cobh. Located in the original White Star Line Ticket Office, the building is steeped in history and was the departing point for many thousands of White Star Line passengers. Enjoy a guided tour that will take us on a virtual journey to board the tenders and join the Titanic for her maiden voyage to New York. In the afternoon we take a short ferry ride from Cobh to Spike Island which over the last 1,300 years has been home to a 6th century monastery, a 24 acre fortress and the largest convict depot in the world. We have a fully guided tour of the island and fortress.B, D
This morning we have a guided tour of Cork to see some of the main city sights such as the Gothic Cathedral, the City Gaol, the Vision Centre, the English Market and Shandon Church with its pepper pot steeple. In the afternoon we visit the Jameson Distillery in Midleton where we have a fully guided tour around the Distillery which brings the stories of Jameson’s rich heritage to life.
This morning we visit the historic port and fishing town of Kinsale, where you can learn of its links to Robinson Crusoe, polar explorers and pirates! After some time to explore at leisure and enjoy a spot of lunch we leave Kinsale and travel to Blarney Castle, the home of the world famous Blarney Stone. Built nearly 600 years ago, the castle has since seen millions of people visit to kiss the legendary stone to gain the gift of eloquence.B, D
We return to Dublin for an afternoon sailing back to Holyhead and on home to North Wales.
B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
|Abergele|| Abergele, Bowling Green Bus Stop |
|Bangor, Beach Rd IRE|| Bangor, Nelson Pub Beach Road |
|Bangor, Deiniol Rd IRE|| Bangor, Old Post Office Bus Stop Deiniol Road |
|Bethel|| Bethel, Primary School Bus Stop |
|Bontnewydd|| Bontnewydd, Bus Stop Near Chip Shop |
|Bryngwran|| Bryngwran, School Entrance |
|Caergeiliog|| Caergeiliog, Outside Sportsmans Pub |
|Caernarfon, Campbell Road|| Caernarfon, Bus Stop Bottom of Campbell Road |
|Caernarfon, Leisure Cent.|| Caernarfon, Bus Stop opposite Leisure Centre |
|Caernarfon, Morrisons|| Caernarfon, Morrisons Bus Stop |
|Caernarfon, Waterloo Port|| Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Bus Stop |
|Caernarfon, Y Glyn|| Caernarfon, Y Glyn Bethel Road |
|Colwyn Bay|| Colwyn Bay, Railway Station Bus Stop |
|Criccieth, Medical Centre|| Criccieth, Medical Centre Bus Stop |
|Gaerwen IRE|| Gaerwen, Bus Stop Opposite Stermat |
|Gwalchmai|| Gwalchmai, Opposite Clock |
|Holyhead|| Holyhead, Bus Stop Outside Ferry Terminal Entrance |
|Llanberis, Maes Padarn|| Llanberis, Bus Stop Opposite Maes Padarn |
|Llanberis, Spar|| Llanberis, Outside Spar Shop |
|Llandegai IRE|| Llandegai, Bus Stop Opposite Castle Entrance |
|Llandudno|| Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park Bus Stop |
|Llandudno Jct. Station|| Llandudno Junction, Station Hotel Bus Stop |
|Llanfairfechan|| Llanfairfechan, Castle Bridge Bus Stop |
|Llanfairpwll|| Llanfairpwll, Pringles Car Park |
(Parking not permitted at Pringles car park)
|Llangefni IRE|| Llangefni, Tafarn Y Rhos |
|Llanrug|| Llanrug, Arvonia Garage |
|Menai Bridge|| Menai Bridge, Library Bus Stop |
|Penrhyn Bay|| Penrhyn Bay, Post Office |
|Penygroes|| Penygroes, Crossroads (Outside Victoria Hotel) |
|Porthmadog|| Porthmadog, Tesco Bus Stop |
|Pwllheli|| Pwllheli, Bus Station |
|Rhos on Sea Ire|| Rhos on Sea, The Cayley Arms Bus Stop |
|Rhos on Sea, Hickorys|| Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Hickorys Restaurant |
|St. Asaph|| St. Asaph, Bus Stop Outside Petrol Station |
|Valley|| Valley, Opposite Valley Hotel |
|Y Felinheli, St. Marys|| Y Felinheli, St Mary's Church Bus Stop |
|Y Felinheli, Victoria|| Y Felinheli, Victoria Hotel Bus Stop |
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