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Tickets for Blarney Castle & Cork: Day Tour from Dublin

Join an epic castle-hunting adventure through Ireland's misty southern hillsides

Flexible ticket: cancellable up to 24 hours before visit date
Instant ticket delivery
Starting time: 06:50
Duration: 12 hours
Wheelchair accessible: Visitors must be able to board the bus themselves or have assistance. Wheelchairs can be stored in the luggage storage
Live guide: English
Smartphone tickets accepted
Overview
Highlights
  • Explore the spellbinding natural scenery of Cork, and discover its amazing history of epic battles, towering castles, and rebellious kings
  • A friendly guide will provide all the juicy details of the region's historical royal intrigue and keep things lighthearted and fun throughout the tour
  • Visit stunning medieval castles, like Blarney Castle (where you can kiss the famous Blarney Stone!), the Rock of Cashel, and Cahir Castle
Description

Discover Ireland's majestic southern scenery on a castle-hunting adventure through misty mountains and vast open valleys, with a guided coach tour from Dublin to Blarney in Cork. Known as the Rebel County for its history of warring kings, Cork's enchanting landscape is dotted with stunning medieval castles where epic battles, sieges, and royal intrigue played out centuries ago.

If you're a fan of certain books and TV shows about clashing clans, or if you're a history lover with a passion for beautiful nature and ancient castles, this is the tour for you! Explore it all with a friendly guide, who'll conjure the region's rich history with vivid storytelling as you go.

Pass through the airy peaks of the breathtaking Galty and Knockmealdown Mountains, wind your way to Blarney Castle and the famous Blarney Stone. Kissing the stone is said to give visitors the 'gift of the gab', a lucky charm to make you the life and soul of the party.

Walk around inside the castle ruins, and look out over the battlements at the incredible views in every direction. You'll also have time to wander the castle gardens like the nobility of old.

You'll also visit the Rock of Cashel, a magnificent hilltop fortification which is considered to be one of Ireland’s 7 Wonders. The seat of the King of Munster that predates the Ireland's Anglo-Norman conquerors, it's a remarkable remnant of ancient times.

After that, it's on to the incredibly well-preserved Cahir Castle, before setting home to Dublin as the evening sets over the countryside.

Ticket
What's included
Full day tour from Dublin to Cork
Visit of Blarney Castle & Gardens and Blarney Stone (Stone of Eloquence), the Rock of Cashel, and Cahir Castle
English-speaking guide
Free WiFi on the bus
Food and drinks
Cancellation policy
  • Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date
  • Changes may be possible for this ticket
Instructions
  • Show your smartphone ticket at the meeting point, the Molly Malone Statue in Dublin
  • The tour leaves at 06:50. Make sure to be at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before departure!
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Aug 8, 2019
Highly recommend trip!

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