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What to do in Cork
Cork is one of the biggest cities in Ireland. It may not be the Irish capital city, but it’s number one in many other ways. With attractions like castles, gardens, museums, churches, and galleries, you should already be planning a trip to Cork.
Begin your trip to the city with a gorgeous view over Cork at Elizabeth Fort. Be stunned by the scenery at the top of the Blackrock Castle Observatory.
Take in the beauty of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral and St Anne’s Church. And for modern architecture in Cork, you should definitely stop by Lewis Gluckman Gallery. The gallery also features major international artworks, film screenings, art classes and more. There’s even a café here, if you’re starting to feel peckish.
Relive the history of Cork and take a trip to Cork City Gaol. You’ll even get great views of the city’s west side, so a visit here is truly worth it. Learn more about Cork, the locals, and its architecture at University College Cork too.
Have a break from the city and make your way to Cork’s many parks. There’s Bishop Lucey Park, which is the biggest park in Cork. Enjoy some peace and quiet among the waterfalls, lakes, and gardens at the Millstreet Country Park. See some rare flora too at Doneraile Wildlife Park and Fota Wildlife Park.
Take a cut of Cork home back in Australia and go shopping in Patrick Street, Mahon Point Shopping Centre, as well as Bandon, Mallow, Middleton, and the Opera Lane.
Experience the city like a local, and join Cork’s celebrations like the Midsummer Festival, the Film Festival, Jazz Festival, and Market Festival.
Visit this amazing Irish city now and have a look at this Cork travel guide.
When to visit Cork
The best times to visit Cork are the months of March to June and September to October, when you can experience cooler temperatures, sunny days, minimal rain, and fewer tourists. Score on airfare and get better deals when you book on October or November, when it’s the cheapest time to fly to Cork.
Australians like you are in luck, because you can fly to Ireland and visit Cork visa-free for up to three months. Make sure your passport is valid for at least six months when you return to Australia. And don’t forget to visit Smartraveller for more travel info.
Travelling to and around Cork
From Cork Airport, you can easily reach the city centre by taxi and bus. Once you’re there, start combing through Cork and explore this Irish city by taxi, bus, rail, ferry, and on foot.
You’re going to have a whale of a time and a cracker of a trip to Cork! So pack your bags now, get your passport ready, and book your Cork flights with Skiddoo today.
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