In the city visit Blarney castle,cork University,the English market, an Brog bar for atmosphere.if you have a car if have so much things to explore, fishing villages like Kinsale,cobh where the titanic last set sail, beaches and walks in west cork. Check out wwww.discoverireland.ie for more info almost 8 years ago
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In the city visit the Bells of Shandon, more iconic than spectacular.
Take the train east to Cobh, one of the most scenic train trips in Ireland since it passes through the sea to the connecting islands. Get off at Fota & visit the wildlife park and arboretum.
Hop back on the train & head east to Cobh. Visit the Heritage Centre near the railway station. Pop into the Commodore hotel, where the survivors of the Lusitania, which was sunk off the Old Head of Kinsale, were brought. Have a look at the maritime pictures on the walls. Take a boat trip around Cork Harbour which is vast.
West of the city and inland, alot further out tinto the countryside than Blarney visit Inchigeelagh and Gougane Barra there. It is a very picturesque lake with a little church. Think there's a hotel there.
South of the city head to Kinsale which is famous for its Gourmet Trails & restaurants & has the ruins of an old fort out from the town.
West of the city along the south west coast & loads of beautiful towns such as Clonakility famous for its savoury white & black pudding.
Past the town of Skibbereen you could stay at the coastal village of Baltimore and town of Schull. Take a boat trip out to the Fastnet Rock, visit Cape Clear Iland and the weather station at Mizen Head.
Head further west & turn up north towards Bantry and visit Bantry House.
Further north stop at Glengariff and head out to Garnish Island famous for its beautiful gardens passing seal island on the way.
Further north you could turn west to explore the least developed of the 3 peninsulas in the area, the Beara peninsula.
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