Cork is known as the “Rebel County” due to the high level of rebel activity in the county during the War of Independence and the subsequent Civil War.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Easy
  • eTicket

  • Meet on location
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Cork City comes alive on this friendly interactive walk. All the guides have a deep interest and love for Cork and are quick to share stories of the past and present that make this tour a delight. Learn about the unique history, friendly people, colourful culture as well as traditions specific to Cork City.  

As we set off on our walk around the 800-year old city you will experience the smells and sounds of the world-renowned English Market bustling with foody finds. Walk along the busy lanes of the 18th Century Huguenot Quarter and visit Burges’s magnificent French Neo-gothic cathedral. 

The walk which is around 2 hours long takes place in the city centre and introduce you to Cork by the River Lee. Learn about the history of Cork, from monastic times into the 21st century. Through the joy of storytelling, you will also learn about other areas and places of historic interest including Shandon
and University College Cork.  

A good walk generates a good appetite. Your guide will help you discover a variety of places to eat, drink, enjoy live music and enjoy the best entertainment Cork has to offer during your visit.  

This tour is limited to 20 participants and your guide will make sure that have a wonderful day, no matter what the weather is! 

This tour is also available as a private experience.  

What's excluded

  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 15 days or less before departure



Guided Language

  • English


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Lovely old town

A short and lively walk around Cork's most recognizable landmarks. Cobbled streets and a sense of adventure around every corner. Loved the pubs and the bell tower. Very friendly guide.

By Anya Constantine on 2019-11-27

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