Cork City And Blarney
Cork City And Blarney Sightseeing Tour – Why not hire your own personal chauffeur guide and discover the Ireland of your choice at your pace, taking in the sights you want to see and lingering a little longer at the places you particularly enjoy. Explore Cork City – names by Lonely Planet (in 2010) as one of the Top 10 Cities In The World To Visit.
Cork City (which was once known as the Venice of Ireland) is built on waterways, the main city streets covering what were once canals beneath which the river still flows. The city centre is an island surrounded by the two channels of the River Lee which rises in West Cork.
Places To See In Cork City
When you choose your personal chauffeured tour of the city, you get to see stunning views of the city not seen by coach tours or “hop on, hop off” tourist buses. You can see St. Finbarr’s Cathedral, University College Cork (which was founded by Queen Victoria), Shandon Steeple (built in 1722), Fitzgerald’s Park and the City Museum and the many more sights and monuments around this beautiful city.
Cork City And Blarney Tour
Do you have a few hours to spare? Why not extend your visit to the world famous Blarney Castle. Just fifteen minutes drive from the middle of Cork City, you’ll find a beautiful medieval castle set on stunning grounds that seems like a scene from a magical fairytale.
This is where for over 200 years, millions of people have climbed the steps to kiss the Blarney Stone and gain the gift of eloquence. According to legend, if you kiss the Blarney Stone you’ll receive the “gift of the gab” as it is called locally.
Learn of the legends and history of Cormac McCarthy and those of the famous Blarney Stone. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit Blarney Woollen Mills famous for its Irish handcrafts, where you’ll find an exquisite range of Irish goods from Waterford Crystal to aran sweaters and beautiful tweeds.
Blarney Woollen Mills ships all over the world from its famous catalogue and website.
Book Your Cork City Tour Now
To book your chauffeured tour of Cork City and Blarney, call 087 2464881 now or use the contact form below, and remember, at Cork Limo Hire, we are always “at your service”.