IMPOSING CHARLES FORT AND THE CHARM OF KINSALE

  • Port

    Cork

  • Level of difficulties

    Moderate

  • Type

    Not available

  • Price

    Adults

    EUR60.0

  • Duration in hours

    4

  • Shore excursion code

    02MH

Description

A comparison between two coastal gems! This fascinating excursion takes us on an exploration of an enchanting fortress perched on a promontory offering breathtaking views and a lovely fishing towns where we can walk around freely to discover picturesque corners and new flavours - Kinsale is in fact considered the food capital of Ireland.



What we will see
  • Imposing Charles Fort
  • Visit of the fortress above the sea
  • Fishing town of Kinsale
  • Free time to explore the picturesque town centre


What we will do
  • A coach takes us to the first stop on our excursion - the imposing Charles Fort, a perfect example of a star-shaped fortress built in the mid-1600s over the remains of a previous coastal fortification.
  • We visit this impressive stronghold built in the late 17th century and featuring two huge bastions overlooking the sea and three sides looking towards the inside of the promontory.
  • We continue to the historic town of Kinsale nestling among hills and valleys and protected by the curve of a small bay.
  • Here, we have some time available to explore the centre at our own leisure and discover this lively cosmopolitan port town with its charming marina, Medieval buildings and colourful houses.
  • Kinsale is known for being the food capital of Ireland, so why not take advantage of the stopover to savour a few local delicacies? A short gastronomical journey could be the perfect end to this pleasant tour.

What you need to know
  • There is limited availability of Italian speaking guides; if none are available, the excursion will be conducted in English.