Cultural tours in Cork

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Cultural Tours in Cork

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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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€129.00
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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€55.00
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Bus Tours
3+ days
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€1,950.84
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Rail Tours
3 days
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€699.00
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Bike Tours
3–4 hours
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€45.00
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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  • Terri Cummings
    San Rafael, CA5 contributions
    A terrific tour! Mainly, our tour guide John Todd was very good. He knew endless details of Irish history and regaled us with local stories and anecdotes as the trip unfolded. A very capable and interesting gentleman!

    The highlight for us was, indeed, Blarney castle and grounds. A lovely old castle! And we lived visiting Cobh, especially since I shipped out for many years as a you g lad.

    Altogether quite marvelous!
    Written 23 September 2022
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  • A G
    Dublin4 contributions
    Loved the stop at Daniel O'Connell's home. And we loved our charismatic driver. He was informative, humorous and timely. Excellent!
    Written 25 September 2022
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  • Sven
    Steinheim am Albuch, Germany2 contributions
    We liked the music but it was to laud like in a club. Out driver gave us many information about the irisch history and insider facts.
    The landscape are amazing! Overall we enjoyed the trip a lot.
    Written 8 September 2022
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  • Swanderlust
    Forbes, Australia10 contributions
    On our first day we had Don who took us through to Galway he was very friendly extremely knowledgeable and made the start to the trip very enjoyable. On day 2 and for the remainder of our trip we had Dan who was equally great he ensured everyone had a great time and gave us as much time possible at all the stops. Definitely recommend
    Written 11 September 2022
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  • Craig111
    Raleigh, NC42 contributions
    We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of wild Ireland. We would definitely recommend this company. We upgraded to B&B’s for our nightly accommodations and were very pleased with them. This can be a very active tour, if you do desire. Many opportunities for long and short hikes. Our guide Sean was fantastic. Shared many facts about Ireland and many times had the whole laughing. We would definitely travel with Irish Experience Tours again. Ireland and it’s people are beautiful!
    Written 7 July 2022
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  • Shelley C
    Fredericton, Canada4 contributions
    This tour was so well organized and the tour guides were knowledgeable. This was my first tour and I enjoyed every minute. The sights were beautiful and we had lots of opportunities for pictures. Everyone was so helpful. I left my phone on the last tour bus in Galway and had to return to Dublin without it. John Todd and Tony were great and calmed me down, assured me they would find it which they did and it was returned to me the next day. I hope to return to Ireland in the future and would definitely book with Railtours Ireland again.
    Written 30 September 2022
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  • Louise F
    8 contributions
    Outstanding from start to finish. Our guide Oliver was extremely knowledgeable and entertaining from start to finish. Would highly recommend!
    Written 22 September 2022
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  • Adrian F
    4 contributions
    I have always wanted to see and visit Ireland, and i was able to see many places in a short time. As a solo traveler, i was content with the time spent at certain places (and there were many along the way!), taking many photos. I can see how some may think people get rushed, but one must respect that that it is a timed tour, and sometimes people need to catch a bus/train later in the day. Unfortunately I had to spend more due to being a solo traveler. Some other tours were overlapping, some joining us later in the week, making some scenarios and itineraries confusing, but trust the process, as it works out in the end! The rooms booked for me were awesome! very spacious and comfortable. The amount of places visited with admission price waived was great, and seeing all these places while avoiding having to rent a car works for me :). I got to see Cliffs of Moher, Blarney Castle Kylemore Abbey and so many other photogenic stops! The guides were knowledgeable, good on ya, Terrance!
    It got a bit hairy at the end, the bus was not going to stop at train station until others were dropped off first, and we had 15 minutes to catch a train back to Dublin. The driver did not like us speaking up, but we ended up being dropped off first, and just made our train
    All in all, such a good experience if one is willing to stick to a schedule
    Written 21 September 2022
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  • Leszek W
    4 contributions
    There were 7 of us on our bike trip. Our bus from Kinsale was a bit late so we messaged Bryan to say. He walked to the bus station to meet us. Bryan was fun, kind and helpful and very patient and happy to go at our pace. The bike tour was a joy, it is not 3.5 hours of cycling, but cycling interspersed with going into places and looking at things. Bryan was happy to wait while we looked at a small and interesting exhibition at the gallery in Fitzgerald Park. Bryan also made a great recommendation for lunch. It was fun, fun, fun and we thoroughly recommend it.
    Written 23 August 2022
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  • JRP1950
    Goodyear, AZ4 contributions
    Great experience--well paced day, with plenty of time at Mizen Head. Tour left Cork right on time, and all promised stops/views were included. Lunch (on our own) at Mizen Head was quite reasonable given the remote location. Highly recommend this tour!
    Written 9 September 2022
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  • Laranjava
    San Francisco, CA6 contributions
    Brian was a fantastic host and guide! We didn't know what we wanted to do and were prone to changing our minds in light of plans & weather, but it didn't phase him--he was lovely and patient, and helped us make realistic plans to see the most beautiful areas. We had a car but it was definitely more relaxing to have someone else drive, especially on some of the more narrow roads, and to learn more about the local history and culture than we would on our own. Highly recommended!
    Written 19 September 2022
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  • Longtimesecretary
    Indiana2 contributions
    Although it took awhile, we received our refund for a 6 day tour. I don’t believe they are dishonest or scammers. They were like all of us caught off guard when Covid happened and it could not be foreseen. I think like many business models they use future booking money to pay for expenses and salaries for current tours and when refunds were asked for there were no future tours to count on. I will most surely book with them again for a tour in 2022.
    Written 13 June 2021
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  • Shauna H
    Vancouver, Canada2 contributions
    We just returned from an amazing five night tour through Southern Ireland with Rabbie’s and our driver Andy. This was an unbelievable trip. We were able to see so much more of the countryside than I ever imagined, and go places I never would have thought to go if I were planning on my own. Everything was absolutely beautiful and every valley had a story of its own. Andy was extraordinarily knowledgeable about the local history and customs; he was clearly very passionate about the history of the Island. Our days were filled with a perfect mix of activity and relaxation; we saw and did so much more than was outlined in the general tour guide, but were never overwhelmed or exhausted as sometimes happens when touring. All the accommodations were very central, clean, and offered a hearty breakfast. It was my daughter’s birthday while on the tour and Andy went above and beyond to arrange for a cake and a wee party on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. We could not have asked for a more memorable birthday! My daughter and I were traveling alone this trip. As a final touch at the drop off point, Andy made sure we were safely ensconced in a taxi before he left us. Traveling in a van tour is the way to go! We had a small crew [only eight of us passengers] and Rabbie’s guarantee to travel regardless of group size is marvelous. Andy always made sure we stayed ahead of the large tour buses and took us to the most breathtaking vantage points the big buses could not reach. Andy was flexible with the itinerary to meet the needs of our group. It was my daughter‘s birthday wish to hold a baby lamb and Andy made it happen. Thank you to Rabbie’s and Andy for the trip of a lifetime! I will be booking again!
    Written 17 September 2022
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