Cork, Blarney Castle and the Queenstown Story
Take a highly enjoyable trip to IrelandÂ´s Southern capital, Cork. Visit the world renowned Blarney Stone, the Queenstown Story at Cobh and Cork Harbour, famous as the TitanicÂ´s last port of call.
We check in at DublinÂ´s Heuston Station at 06:40 (Customer Service Desk) for the Inter-City Service to Cork. Once there well transfer by coach to nearby Blarney Castle where youÂ´ll get the chance to kiss the famous Blarney Stone and, if youÂ´re lucky, acquire the gift of the gab. Here thereÂ´ll be plenty time at Blarney Village for shopping at the Blarney Woollen Mills Centre and for lunch at one of the towns many charming restaurants. Then weÂ´ll go back to Cork for a short city tour visiting the cityÂ´s main attractions including City Hall, St. FinbarreÂ´s Cathedral, the City Gaol and the cityÂ´s most famous landmark, the Church Tower of Shandon. Then we have a scenic journey alongside Cork Harbour to Cobh where the Queenstown Story Heritage Centre is located in the beautifully restored Victorian railway station and transatlantic terminal, once the embarkation point for generations of Irish emigrants to the new world from famine times to recent years and famous as the TitanicÂ´s last port of call. Then weÂ´ll return to catch the train back to Dublin where weÂ´ll arrive at around 20:20. This full day excursion includes return travel by Inter-City Express to Cork, coach transfers, entrance to Blarney Castle and the Queenstown Heritage Centre. Please note that lunch in Blarney is not included.
You will receive a voucher including all information you need including:
- Where do you have to call to confirm the booking
- The location of the meeting point
- How to receive pick up time
Print out the voucher and read the instructions carefully.
Address or meeting point Check in Dublin 8 Heuston Station (Customer Service Desk) at 06:40 hrs (Customer Service Desk).
Hours & minutes 13 h 20 min.
Start or opening time 07:00 h, tour departs:daily (Monday - Saturday).
End or closing time Approx 20:20 hrs (Heuston Station).
Is it possible to get there by public transport? 20 min walk from city centre, 5 min walk from Guinness Brewery and 15 min walk from Phoenix Park. Alternatively you can travel on the Luas Red Line Tram from a variety of city centre stops.
Guides & companions
Is it done with a guide, a driver and/or an instructor? Guide and Driver.
Which languages do guide/instructors speak? English.
Content & Specialized items
Are additional items needed? Which ones are included? Included Tour Highlights: Full-day train and coach trip from Dublin to Cork, Blarney Castle and Cobh, travel through Ireland's scenic countryside, kiss the famous Blarney Stone. Free time to shop and have lunch in Blarney village, short city tour of Cork,
List all additional items clients need to bring (towels,...) ID card.
Is lunch/dinner included on this tour? No Lunch included.
Is it feasible for wheelchair-confined persons? No.
Which is the minimum/maximum age to participate? (for all or each one of the activities) All ages, but under 16's must be accompanied by an adult