Cork City Tours 

Riding around on open-top buses, you can hop on and off to explore the sights of Ireland’s second city. The buses run all day in a loop from March through October (as frequently as every half-hour in July and Aug). Tour highlights include the Cork City Gaol, St. Anne’s Church, and U.C.C. (University College, Cork). While the tour begins at the tourist office (42 Grand Parade), you can buy a ticket on the bus at several stops; check out the route on the Cork City Tours website (; 021/430-9090; tickets €15 adults, €13 seniors and students; €5 children 5–18; children under 5 free; €35 families; number of tours according to seasonal demand; June–Aug daily tours every half half-hour 9:30am–7:05pm; Apr–May and Sept–Oct daily tours every 45 min. 9:30am–4:15pm; March and Nov daily tours every 90 minutes 9:30am–4:45pm; times refer to start of tours at Grand Parade or St. Patrick St.; complete circuit takes about 75 min.). 

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.