Cork & Blarney Castle Day Tour - Irish Day Tours
- Enjoy a stunning drive through the lush green countryside of Kidare, Tipperary, and County Cork
- Kiss the legendary Blarney Stone and explore 600 year old Blarney Castle
- Explore the historic city of Cork with a guided walking tour
- Visit the Rock of Cashel in Ireland's Ancient East
Cork & Blarney Day Tour from Dublin
One of the most popular Irish Day Tours; on this trip, you will discover the magic of Ireland on a day trip to Blarney Castle & Gardens and Cork. Visit the 600 year old castle, see the Blarney Stone, take a scenic guided drive through County Cork, enjoy the sites of Cork City, and explore the wonder of the famous Rock of Cashel.
Blarney Castle & Gardens
Many visitors come to Blarney Castle only to see the famous Blarney Stone. Though that’s just part of the attraction. Built nearly six hundred years ago by a great Irish Chieftain - Cormac MacCarthy, Blarney Catle is one of Ireland’s most famous attractions to this day. Visitors from all over the world make Blarney top of the list when planning a trip to ireland – and it’s little wonder - Blarney is a world landmark and one of Ireland's most popular sites.
The gardens surrounding Blarney Castle are also a paradise for walkers and are worth exploring. Journey through the diverse surroundings of the caslte’s gardens where there is something to see all year round in a garden which is constantly changing and evolving enviroment.
The Blarney Stone
Blarney has been made famous by the legendary Stone of Eloquence, found at the top of the tower. Legend has it, that by kissing the famous Stone, you receive the “gift of the gab”.
Receive the “gift of the gab” by kissing the famous Stone.
Walking Tour of Cork City
Enjoy a fabulous walking tour of Irelands second City Cork with a local guide.
Cork is Ireland’s second largest city, and often referred to as the ‘southern capital’. A stunning city located along the banks of the River Lee, Cork is famous for its arts, music and literature scenes. Built on the site of a 6th-century monastic settlement, the city centre is full of Georgian buildings, 17th-century alleys, and dynamic new architecture.
Here, you will enjoy a guided tour of the city by a local guide who will bring you on a walking tour. Following your guided tour of the city you will have some time to explore and sample some local cuisine.
Rock of Cashel
You will have the chance to discover the Rock of Cashel. Iverlooking Tipperary’s stunning Golden Vale, the Rock of Cashel is a site of immense historical importance as it was the seat of the King of Munster. Historically a fortress dating back to the Anglo-Norman times.
On this enjoyable day tour, you will pass alongside two separate mountain ranges; the Knockmealdown Mountains and the Galtee Mountains.
6:50 AM: DEPART DUBLIN
10:20 AM: KISS THE STONE AT BLARNEY CASTLE
12:15 PM CORK CITY – GUIDED WALKING TOUR
3:30 PM: ROCK OF CASHEL
7:15 PM: ARRIVE BACK IN DUBLIN
All times are approximate and subject to change based on traffic conditions
- Tour Duration: 12 Hours (Approx)
- Ticket price includes all entrance fees.
- Food and drink is not included in ticket price.
- Tour Pick-Up @ 6:50am at the Molly Malone statue on Suffolk Street
- Tour Drop-Off @ 7:00pm on Dame Street, or the Riddler Restaurant if you have booked dinner.
- All times are approximate and subject to change based on traffic conditions.