Travel to Cork and Discover Ireland
Blessed with a mild climate and pleasant summer temperatures, the diverse south of Ireland has something exciting to offer for every type of holiday. Nature lovers will find gorgeous landscapes with beautiful hiking trails. Golfers who don’t mind the wind can show off their skills on the amazing golf courses. And while horse lovers can gallop along the light sandy beaches that border the rough sea, anglers can try their hand at fishing in the sea or one of the many rivers.
Situated in the south-west, the lively town of Cork is the perfect starting point from which to discover this exciting part of southern Ireland with all its different facets. Whether you go on a day trip, do a round trip of southern Ireland, or a road trip along the Wild Atlantic Way – an unforgettable adventure is guaranteed. If you’re interested in history, enjoy good food, and love relaxed walks, you should really make time to see Cork. The highlight of this charming town: end the day in one of the traditional pubs in a friendly atmosphere and with good live music.
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Sightseeing in your Cork holidays
Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral impresses with its neo-Gothic style including pointed towers, more than 1,500 stone and wood carvings, stained glass windows, beautiful floor mosaics, and much more. View in Maps
The English Market in the heart of Cork is the place to find anything your heart desires. While once just a market for fish and meat, today it is a meeting place for gourmets to find a multicultural mix of traditional and imported products. View in Maps
The star-shaped Charles Fort forms part of one of the largest military installations in Ireland and has played a role in many successful events throughout history. Despite the number of wars it has seen, the fort is still well preserved to this day. View in Maps
The Cliffs of Moher are one of the most impressive and at the same time most popular sights in Ireland. The cliffs stretch over a distance of more than 8 kilometres and provide views as far as to the Aran Islands and Galway Bay on a clear day. View in Maps