(Half Day Tour)
Depart from the port of Cobh driving to Cork City, Ireland’s second city, built on a marsh, the city proper is inter-laced with winding canal and the river, which gives it a distinctly European air. The River Lee divides the city in two and is perhaps best reflected in the well-patterned architectural development incorporating the best of old and new. Cork is the home of Murphy’s stout and also to the world famous Jazz Festival. Your panoramic tour of the city includes the City Hall, St Finbarr’s Cathedral, The Grand Parade and St. Patrick’s Street with Shandon Steeple overlooking the city to the North.
Continue to the town of Midleton, which is a small rural town to visit the Old Midleton Whiskey Distillery. The Distillery comprises of 11 acres of grounds, which is both architecturally and historically unique. Now visitors to Ireland can trace the history of the magical spirit
Of the many artifacts still remaining, pride of place goes to the largest Pot still in the world, which has a capacity of more than 30,000 gallons and is preserved in the building where it has been located for more than 150 years. A tour of the Midleton Distillery is a journey through the history of Irish whiskey. Mapping out the journey are historic illustrations and photographs, audiovisual shows, exhibitions, demonstrations, graphic panels, intriguing display cabinets, timeless artifacts and working models. The visitor also encounters superbly restored machinery and dramatic recreations of many of the stages in whiskey production.
Finish the tour with a whiskey sample in the bar before return to the ship in Cobh.
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