Highlights of Cobh & Heritage Museum Titanic Trail Tour

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Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

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Highlights

  • Visit Cobh’s top highlights, including the Cobh Heritage Centre and its world class exhibits
  • Tour is led by an expert professional English-speaking local guide
  • Visit the seaside streets of this famous medieval town and its many charming highlights
  • Learn all about one of Ireland’s busiest maritime ports where 10,000’s of Irish emigrants left for the New World and the pivotal role it has played in Irish history
  • Benefit from a more intimate experience with a small group tour

Description

Cobh is one of the most picturesque seaside villages in Ireland. On this fully guided tour enjoy a leisurely engaging walking tour, of all the must-see highlights located close to Ireland’s 2nd largest city; Cork. The seaside town is full of traditional Irish character, with music and colour on every corner where your expert local guide will have you immersed in the towns unique atmosphere while enjoying a fascinating journey of Cobh’s colourful streets and history.  Enjoy not only the terrific views of Cobh harbour, but also the guides intriguing narration peppered with great stories and anecdotes and world-renowned Irish humour. Discover insights into the Great Famine and how Cobh became the main hub for all those who left Ireland in great need. Learn how over two million people boarded one of the ships that were to bring them to America or Australia. You’ll also hear incredible stories about how the first transatlantic steamship began in 1838 to cross the Atlantic and about the world-famous Titanic liner that stopped here for its last shore leave before embarking on its tragic journey into the history books. This story of Titanic will also unfold as you visit the remarkable Cork Heritage Centre to discover everything about the ship’s first and last journey.

Visitors will also have a chance to take unique memorable photos as they explore the colourful winding streets of this important maritime town. This tour will finish in the perfection location close to all the best Irish pubs and restaurants as well as great shopping.

Good to Know

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Inclusions
  • Fully guided tour with an expert professional local Guide
  • Visit the beautifully restored Victorian Railway Station
  • Walk the world famous Titanic Trail
  • Visit the Gothic masterpiece - St. Colman’s 19th century Cathedral
  • Visit the famous Deck of Cards houses standing proud and colorful
  • Enjoy incredible views of the Cork Harbour
  • Enjoy great traditional Irish craft shopping at end of tour
  • Visit the Lusitania Memorial
Exclusions
  • Transport
  • Guide Tips
Before you book
  • We cannot accommodate strollers or baby carriages.
  • Wheelchairs, motorised scooters, or any other device to assist mobility are not recommended.
  • Participants should be in good health, consult first with your doctor if you have any medical condition or are not used to regular exercise.
  • Wear comfortable shoes as this tour involves a fair amount of walking, including over uneven surfaces, cobblestones, hills, inclines/declines and stairs.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Changes or cancellations requested less than 24 hours before the tour departure time are not possible.
  • Minimum numbers apply, there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation.

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