Cork

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With Cork tours and activities, discover the charms of the second largest city in the Republic of Ireland after Dublin. Located on the south coast and connected to the sea by Cork Harbour and a slim channel called Passage West, a visit to Cork just isn’t complete without long scenic drives, long-distance hikes to farms, prisons, festivals and Christmas markets. Being the largest county in Ireland, there are tons of things to do in this picturesque haven. Visit the quirky food market which dates back to 1788, visit the Anglican St. Fin Barre's Cathedral, spend time in the tranquil oasis called the Fitzgerald Park, see St. Anne's Tower, a distinctive landmark and discover the history of Irish butter making at the Cork Butter Museum. Check out a wide range of tours on isango! and book top-rated Cork tours and activities at the best rates!

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Our tips for Cork

  • As the most convenient way to getting to Cork, consider flying into Dublin Airport and making a 3-hour drive to Cork city.
  • Always remember to drive on the left side of the road.
  • You can also hire a private chauffeur driven car, if you are not comfortable driving.
  • When in Cork, you absolutely must visit the Wild Atlantic Way, the famous tourist trail that starts in County Cork.
  • Called the Haven Coast of Cork, the region has been designated the southerly start of the Way.

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Best time to visit

May through August is the best time to visit Cork, Ireland. If visiting in October, you can attend the Guiness Jazz Festival. July and August see the best weather and thus its peak tourist season there.    

Getting around
  • From public buses to rail services, private coaches to hired cars, there are plenty of ways of getting around Cork.
  • Admire Cork’s lush green countryside on a train journey, rent bikes to easily get around the city, and take buses for especially long journeys.
  • Hiring a car is ideal if you want to discover the hidden gems by going off the beaten path.

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