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Christmas in Cork







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  • Experience a traditional Christmas in Cork on this 3-night holiday. 
  • See the highlights of Cork on a panoramic tour & discover more about the ‘Rebel City.’
  • Enjoy a festive lunch at your hotel & relax on Christmas Day.
  • Visit Blarney Castle, one of Ireland’s most iconic castles.  

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2 Adults

Your Guided Group Christmas Holiday To Cork

Let’s spend Christmas in Cork and take a festive break close to home. We’ll learn more about the ‘Rebel City’ on a guided tour and soak up the merry atmosphere. At a welcome reception at our hotel we’ll get to know our fellow travellers over a glass of mulled wine and delicious canapes,  then later we’ll have a wonderful Christmas Eve dinner. On Christmas Day, we’ll let someone else organise the usual preparations and take this special day to really unwind. On Saint Stephen’s Day, we’ll enjoy some invigorating fresh air and explore historic Blarney Castle and its gardens; later we’ll treat ourselves to traditional afternoon tea! Experience a memorable Christmas in Cork and let us take care of organising the festivities this year!,-8.475604,51.929116,-8.570714,&w=600&h=600&poifc=red&poitxc=white&poixs=16&key=AIzaSyAF2sHawtcyYV8BRsxCcinHjIeORzGG3Ow

Trip Itinerary


Activity Level: Easy


Depart for Cork

Travel to Cork

Join us and meet with our expert guide in Dublin city centre this morning for your three-night Christmas trip to Cork. Travelling by coach, we make our way to Cork. 

Cork Panoramic Tour

Explore Cork at Christmas time

On arrival we will have some free time at for lunch at leisure before taking in the highlights of Cork on a panoramic tour, passing the city’s famous sites. We will drive past St Finbarr’s Cathedral, Butler Museum, City Hall, Cork City Gaol and the famous English Market dating back to its origins in 1610. After our tour ends, we’ll enjoy a festive mulled wine & mince pies reception as we check in to our hotel, located in Little Island. The rest of your afternoon is at leisure.

Explore Cork at Christmas time

Christmas Eve Dinner

Tonight, join us for celebratory Christmas Eve dinner as we soak up the special Christmas atmosphere in our hotel.

Breakfast and dinner at your hotel are included every day during your tour.

Christmas Day

At Leisure


This morning is at leisure to enjoy your surroundings or take this opportunity to enjoy a stroll around the hotel grounds or avail of the leisure facilities on offer.

Christmas Day Lunch

Enjoy Christmas lunch on Cork break

This afternoon, starting with a glass of prosecco, we gather together again for a festive lunch with all the trimmings as the celebrations continue. The rest of our afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the holiday atmosphere in our hotel before it’s time to dine again!

Enjoy Christmas lunch on Cork break

Christmas Day Dinner

Enjoy Christmas dinner at your hotel in Cork

Tonight, join us for light dinner in our hotel restaurant.

Enjoy Christmas dinner at your hotel in Cork

Blarney Castle

Visit Blarney Castle


After breakfast, we will get some fresh air with a visit to the iconic Blarney Castle, built in 1446 and famous for its Blarney Stone.   The Castle Gardens covering 60 acres of land are under constant change with something to see all year round. Take some time to enjoy all the gardens have to offer before we return to our hotel.

Experience Afternoon Tea


This afternoon the Christmas celebrations continue as we enjoy a Festive Afternoon Tea in the Victorian Ditchley House building of our hotel.



Enjoy some free time before our farewell dinner at the hotel.

Return Home

Depart for Dublin

After breakfast, check out from your hotel and depart for Dublin’s fair city. Arrive back to Dublin in the afternoon and say goodbye to your new friends, with fond memories of your Christmas visit to Cork.

* Please note that the order of your excusions on the itinerary above is provisional and subject to change

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Cork,  Ireland

  • 24 Dec

Situated 8km from Cork city and surrounded by 9 acres of gardens the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa is the ideal stay for a relaxing holiday. This hotel offers comfortable, well equipped rooms and relax ...

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