St. Patrick’s day provides the best time to take a look at the fantastic ports of call Ireland has to offer. More and more cruise lines are beginning to take notice of these fascinating destinations with P&O Cruises and Royal Caribbean International regularly running cruise break itineraries throughout the year. Ireland has so much to offer and two of the finest destinations come in the form of Dublin and Cork. These thrilling city’ offer passengers an amazing choice of things to see and do with something for all to enjoy.
The Irish capital Dublin presents an incredible transformation over time. This magnificent city boasts an abundance of modern innovations that combine exceptionally well with it historical and cultural appeal. Passenger’s looking for a good time and a place to relax will love this city with it’s great choice of bars and local pubs. Not only can you choose between these but you can also pay a visit to the Guinness Storehouse and Brewery. Take the tour and learn the story behind the countries most famous drink before enjoying a pint of your own. A pint of Guinness has never tasted so good we promise you this.
For lovers of retail therapy there’s the brilliant Grafton Street and for guests looking to enjoy the cultural and historical elements of the city then be sure to head for the National Library and the National Museum for their many fascinating exhibits dating right back to the Irish Bronze and iron ages.
Cork is also a fabulous port of call and is the second largest city in Ireland. Here you’ll find many captivating sights including St. Finbarrs Cathedral and the Cork City Museum. If there’s one thing we do suggest though, it would definitely be to take the short trip towards Blarney Castle. The sights here are amazing and you also have the chance to kiss the Blarney Stone in the age old tradition.
Cruise breaks offer a great chance to see what cruising is all about. Many passengers opt for a cruise break for their first time before heading further afield and from the moment they step foot on board their already looking in the brochure to decide where to head to next. A short cruise itinerary offers the chance to escape for a few days, get away from the stresses of work and normal life and just relax. You even get the chance to see some brilliant places whilst doing so. P&O Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, Princess Cruises and many more offer the enthralling opportunity to take a cruise break sailing from the UK for a stress free, well earned holiday. Take a look at some of the great itinerary choices available and witness some of the magical city’s like Dublin and Cork.