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Cork: Guided Historical Walking Tour

Cork: Guided Historical Walking Tour

Set out on a walking tour accompanied by a local guide. In a one-hour stroll through the city centre you will learn about Cork's history as a transatlantic and European trading hub. Walk along the curved main street, following the route of the river beneath it. Marvel at Cork Opera House and across the river, see the shape of Shandon church, with its distinctive red and white brick bell tower and clockfaces. Next, stroll down Carey's Lane to visit the Hugenot cemetery, before heading to the Coal Quay and Cornmarket Street. Along the widest street in Cork, Grand Parade, see Bishop Lucy Park, the Berwick fountain and the National memorial. Hear about Nano Nagle and her extensive humanitarian work in bringing education to the poorest classes while standing on a footbridge named in her honour. Then, explore St Finbar's Cathedral, the South Gate Bridge and Elizabeth Fort. See the boathouse entrances in the leading business quarter of the city known as South Mall. Finish the tour in Princes Street, at the main entrance to Cork's fascinating English Market.

Cork City Hop On/Off Open Top Bus Tour

Cork City Hop On/Off Open Top Bus Tour

Enjoy panoramic views from the top deck as we drive through the historic streets of Cork including the beautiful Victorian Quarter or as you travel along Cork’s famous St. Patrick’s Quay and cross the mighty River Lee on its many distinct bridges. From the sacred sights of Shandon Cathedral and Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral to the more open air pleasures of Fitzgerald Park and the UCC campus you will experience every part of Cork city. From the open top deck of our bus, you’ll see all of Cork’s history. Both past and present. In a city whose story is told on its streets, there’s no better way to spend your time when visiting Cork. Stops Include: -Cork City Gaol -St. Anne's Church -University College Cork (UCC) -Crawford Art Gallery

Cork: Hysterical Histories, Comedic Dinner Theater Show

Cork: Hysterical Histories, Comedic Dinner Theater Show

This must-do, 2 hour, inimitable comedy dinner theatre experience is suitable for all ages and is a high-octane, laugh-out-loud adventure that is unlike anything else in Ireland, or around the world! Receive a welcome like no other, while you are made to feel at home by the the most entertaining locals that anyone has ever met, who will gladly spend time chatting with you and answering any questions you have about their beloved city (which is a subject they love to talk about), Ireland or anything at all really, while experiencing the best night out you'll have in Ireland or anywhere, ever, according to some of their 5 star reviews! Enjoy 2 courses of the very best of local food, made with ingredients, fresh from the Amicus kitchen Garden, served up with an abundance of Irish music and plenty of belly laughs as you engage with the actors and fellow visitors. ( please inform us ahead of your arrival of any and all dietary requirements, this helps us cut down on food waste) Discover the highlights of Cork’s 1500-year history during this performance and become acquainted with a county full of quirky characters, their habits, humour, and language. You can even have your photo taken as a "head on spike" or receive an award for doing your best "cork impression" and you will leave with a belly full of food, a warm feeling in your heart and a new skill, having learned how to “speak Cork like a local” Not to be missed.

Tour guidé de Cork City centre en français

Tour guidé de Cork City centre en français

N'hésitez pas à me contacter si vous souhaitez réserver une heure spécifique ou un jour particulier. Je fais également des guidages à Cobh et Kinsale. Mon adresse email unloupchezlesrebelles@gmail.com Vous pouvez me contacter si vous êtes moins de 4 personnes pour réserver votre place. Rendez vous à Paul Street près de la statue de Rory Gallagher. Voici dans les grandes lignes les endroits et monuments que nous allons voir: - Nous débutons le tour après une courte introduction de l'histoire de Cork City - Présentation du quartier huguenot de Cork ainsi que du cimetière - Départ pour grand parade - En chemin explications de Paul et Peter church et de l'histoire de Black Eagle of the north - Arrivée à Grand parade, histoire de la constructions de la rue, le monument national et départ pour nano nagle bridge - Explication de l'histoire des ponts nano nagle et south gate bridge - Explications de St Finbarr et Elizabeth fort - Avant de retourner vers grand parade, faisons un petit détour par the counting house et le tribunal sur Washington street. - Retour sur grand parade pour aller voir l'English Market - Parlons de la nouvelle statue de Michael Collins - Départ pour Crawford Gallerie et l'opéra de Cork - Une légende pour tous: Father Matthew et le mouvement de la tempérence - L'Histoire de Shandon bell notre menteuse à 4 faces préférée. En route pour la dernière partie du tour: Mc Curtain street et le quartier victorien - L'everymen theatre et le Met deux institutions de Cork Fin du tour et place à vos questions - L'UCC et l'intérieur de l'english market ne font pas partie du guidage mais je me ferai un plaisir de vous en parler. Durant le guidage, nous parlerons de l'histoire de Cork et des bâtiments mais également des anecdotes entourant l'histoire de ses lieux historique. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- La balade dure deux heures et se fait à pieds. Nous ne rentrons dans aucun bâtiments. De bonnes chaussures de marche ainsi que des vêtements de pluie sont conseillés. Venez avec vos questions même si elles sont générales sur l'Irlande. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A propos du guide: Je suis expatriée en Irlande depuis 2015. J'ai travaillé pour Airbnb, les hôtels Marriott et enfin pour ma propre société. Depuis 2016, je suis brocanteur. J'ai obtenu mon diplôme de guide en 2023.

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Overall rating

4.9
(19 reviews)

Nice tour with many new insights guided by wonderful Mary. Last journey-stop was the English Market - a great spot to continue the Cork sightseeing

Wow, the history of Cork is unbelievable! Our guide Jared was very knowledgeable and made the tour very fun.

Our tour was excellent and our guide 'Noel' was fabulous. Thank you so much. Leon & Angela David.

Noel is very knowledgeable and made the tour very interesting.

Great historical info. Easy to keep up. Lovely town.