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From Dublin: Cork and Blarney Castle Full-Day Tour

Product ID: 18764
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Visit 3 top Ireland attractions and kiss the famous Blarney Stone on this full-day trip from Dublin. Travel to Blarney Castle, the city of Cork, and the Rock of Cashel in a luxury motor-coach, passing through beautiful Irish countryside on the way.
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Duration: 12 hours
Starting time 6:50 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Blarney Castle
  • Kiss the famous Blarney Stone and receive the "gift of the gab"
  • Learn about the history of Cork, the third-largest city on the island of Ireland
  • View the remarkable collection of Celtic art and medieval architecture at Rock of Cashel
  • See beautiful landscapes in the Irish countryside
Full description
Set off on board a luxury, air-conditioned motor-coach and watch Dublin's urban cityscape give way to the rolling, green hills of the Irish countryside. This full-day trip will drive through several areas of interest, including the Galtee Mountains and the Curragh in County Kildare, which is home to Ireland's National Stud Farm.

First, arrive at Blarney Castle which is known around the world for its famous Blarney Stone. Kiss the stone and receive the “gift of the gab." Be sure to explore the rest of Blarney Castle as well as its lush grounds and woodland walks. Discover the scenic Rock Close by taking the Wishing Steps. 

Then, travel to Ireland's "Rebel City" of Cork. Enjoy some time exploring the city with a local guide who will escort you on a walking tour. Learn about the history of the city and visit some local points of interest. If you have time, make sure to visit The English Market which has plenty of local food to choose from.

Depart Cork and arrive at one of Ireland’s 7 Wonders, the Rock of Cashel in County Tipperary. Explore the Hall of Vicars, Cormack’s Chapel, the Celtic Cathedral, the Round Tower, and the surrounding grounds filled with ancient high crosses. In addition, admire one of Ireland’s oldest Romanesque wall paintings inside this world-famous historical landmark. Afterwards, be returned to Dublin city center to complete your tour.
Includes
  • Entrance fees for the Rock of Cashel, Cahir Castle, Blarney Castle, and Blarney Stone
  • Transportation
  • Guide services
What’s Not Included
  • Meals
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

The tour departs from the Molly Malone statue outside the old stone church on Suffolk Street, Dublin 2.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• There are steep steps at Blarney Castle, this part of the tour may not be suitable for people with limited mobility
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Value for money
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Product ID: 18764