Visit Cork & Kiss The Blarney Stone

Bespoke Ireland Tours are proud to offer visitors a Private CorkDay Tour. We visit Irelands second city Cork and learn of her colourful history. Our first stop is the village of Cobh, with its brightly coloured buildings and stunning views of Cork harbour.

Here we learn of emigration from Ireland to the United States of America and also the ill fated RMS Titanic. Visit Ireland’s most loved castle and kiss the Blarney Stone – which is rumored to bestow upon you the ‘gift of the gab’ (eloquent speech)!

While in the Cork region, take the time to visit the colorful village of Cobh – final departure point of many emigrant ships, including the ill-fated RMS Titanic. Travelling onto Cork city, you can enjoy highlights including the English Market and St. Finbarre’s Cathedral amongst others.

Finally we visit Blarney Casttle where it is alleged that upon kissing the famous Blarney Stone one acquires the “gift of eloquence” or as we say the “Gift of the gab”. Tour the castle and Gardens then shop until you drop in the tax free Blarney Wollen Mills.

What to expect

  • Luxury private-hire luxury vehicle pickup from location of your choice
  • Relaxing drive from Dublin-Cork, via scenic Co. Tipperary.
  • Free time to discover the best of Cork city’s attractions.
  • Visit beautiful Cobh – the final departure point of the RMS Titanic and many emigrant ships.
  • Blarney Castle – kiss the Blarney stone and take a walk through the beautiful castle gardens.
  • Blarney Woolen Mills – the perfect location for local wooden gifts, souvenirs and clothing.
  • Luxury transfer back to Dublin city.

What’s included

  • State-of-the-art private vehicle and the full service of a highly knowledgeable, local guide.
  • We offer you the freedom to alter our suggested itinerary, if there’s something you’d like to add or take away – we’ll do our best to accommodate you*.
  • Chauffeur transfer back to your chosen Dublin location.
  • Complimentary bottled water and wifi.

*Restrictions apply

What’s not included

• Admission fees and extras are not included in the price of your tour.

Recommended Private Blarney & Cork Itinerary

our knowledgable, friendly and local Chauffeur guide will collect you for your private hire day tour in a luxury Mercedes vehicle from your chosen Dublin city centre location.

We depart Dublin heading south en route to Cork. Our first stop will be a phot stop at the beautiful Rock of Cashel. Once the capital town of Ireland, Cashel is the set of the kings of Munster.

Travelling south from Cashel, we travel through the rolling hills and valleys where you will enjoy stunning scenery of the “Emerald Isle”. Our next destination is the town of Cobh (once known as Queenstown). This picture postcard town with its beautiful coloured buildings together with incredible views of Cork harbour and surrounding islands will make for incredible photographs.

We learn about Irelands immigrant history and the ill fated RMS Titanic which departed from Cobh. A must see is the fabulous St Colman’s Cathedral which enjoys panormaic views over the town. Departing Cobh in our luxury chauffeur driven Mercedes we travel on to Cork City.

Built on the banks of the River Lee and founded by St. Finbar, here we can enjoy some of the highlights Cork City has to offer. These include the English Market (famously visited by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth in 2011) and St. Finbar’s Cathedral and the Shandon Bells.

Learn about Corks many spires and rich history whilst enjoying free time to wander Patrick Street and local shops, cafes and restaurants. Departing Cork we travel onwards to the medieval Blarney Castle. This stunning 12th century attraction is famous for the Blarney Stone. It is widely acknowledged that kissing the Blarney Stone bestows the “Gift of Eloquence” on those who kiss it.

After enjoying the castle gardens we make our way to the Blarney Woollen Mills where one can indulge in Tax Free Shopping formal kinds of gifts and souvenirs. Everything from an Arran Sweater to postcards to Waterford Crystal is catered for under one roof. Don’t worry about packing your purchases, Blarney Woollen Mills will happily ship your purchases to your door for free.

Departing blarney, your Chauffeur guide will ensure a leisurely and comfortable drive back to your chosen Dublin City Centre location.

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