County Cork Travel - Tours & Daytrips
Daytrips from Cork
These are trips, usually to two locations which can easily be accommodated with time for meals,
as well as plenty of time to enjoy the sights and attractions.
Tours in Cork & Kerry
- Blarney Castle and Gunpowder Mills
Blarney Castle is the home of the world famous Blarney Stone. Legend has it, that whoever kisses the
stone will be given eloquence "the Gift of the gab".
The Royal Gunpowder Mills in Ballincollig, from here gunpowder was supplied to much of the British Empire.
Kinsale is the Gourmet Capital of Ireland. Ideal base for sea fishing. Nearby attractions include the huge
Charles (star) Fort.
- Ships, Lions and Whiskey
This Day Trip is centered on 3 locations; Cobh - (historically associated with the great liners
including the ill fated Titanic, Fota Wildlife Park and the Jameson (Whiskey) Heritage Centre in Midleton.
- Castles and Caves
This Day trip again is centered on 3 locations. The Rock of Cashel, Cahir Castle and the
- The Lakes of Killarney
The Lakes of Killarney are one of Ireland's most famous tourist attractions.
Other Attractions include Fossa Castle and Muckross House.
- The Ring of Kerry
One of the most scenic drives in Ireland is the Ring of Kerry, around the Iveragh Peninsula.
Even if one takes a number of detours from the standard route it is not possible to cover all the
principal sites of the peninsula in a single day's journey.
- Cliffs of Moher and the Burren
The dramatic cliffs of Moher are Europe's bastion against the Atlantic Ocean. Over 600ft (185 metres)
of vertical cliffs face the might of the sea.
The Burren, which is a large 100 sq. mile (260 sq. Km) plateau of limestone "pavements"...
- Tralee and Dingle
Tralee the capital of Kerry is world famous as the host of the Rose of Tralee Festival in early September
The Dingle Peninsula is a coastal area having some of the world's most inspiring scenery.
- Beautiful Beaches
The Cork / Kerry region is famous for its beautiful and "blue flagged" beaches.
The Blue Flag means that they have passed all inspections for cleanliness and safety.
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- Cork City
A walking tour of the city centre.
- East Cork
A general tour of East Cork describing the main towns and sights from Cork Harbour to Youghal
- South Cork
A general tour of South Cork describing the main towns and sights from Cork Harbour to the Beara Peninsula
- The Lee Valley
A tour of the river Sullane and Lee Valleys from the Cork-Kerry border to where they meet the sea at Cork Harbour.
Places to Visit
- Macroom, Co. Cork
Dating from 900AD, a historic market town with the 2nd largest urban park in the world. Many photos.
- Cork City
Everything you need to know about Ireland's 2nd city. 100's of photos.
- Ballyhoura, Co. Cork
Situated in the Shannon Region of Ireland, on the borders of counties Limerick, Cork and Tipperary,
the Ballyhoura Country is an area of undulating green pastures, woodlands and rolling hills.
- Duhallow, Co. Cork
One of the best ways to explore the enchanting and tranquil region of Duhallow in North Cork is to follow
the Duhallow Trail route.