Cork is one of the largest cities of Ireland and is regarded as one of the best nightlife hubs in the country. It is a sophisticated city that is filled with high-class tourist facilities and amenities. It also has one of the world’s biggest natural harbors on its eastern end.
Cork Harbour, one of the largest natural harbors in the world, is a major transportation hub and cruising destination in the region. Outside the city, you can find the Royal Cork Yacht Club which is the oldest yacht club in the whole world.
Different sports can be played in the city, such as football, rugby, and various water sports. The city also hosts a number of sporting venues like golf clubs, cricket stadiums, tennis courts, and bowling alleys.
Cork also boasts of a thriving music scene and you can choose from different music venues such as the Cork Opera House, Cyprus Avenue, the Savoy, and the Pavilion.
Child-friendly attractions include the Fota Wildlife Park, a premier zoo and wildlife attraction just 20 minutes from the city of Cork.
Your holiday in Cork will not be complete without joining the Cork City Pub Crawl, the highlight of the city’s nightlife. In this pub crawl, you will join a group of locals and backpackers and then go club hopping around the city.
Cork’s climate is defined by changeable weather, abundant rainfall, and lack of extreme temperatures. During the winter season, average temperatures are always a few degrees above freezing. In the summer, the highest daytime temperatures seldom reach 30 °C (86 °F). Cork is a foggy city but is actually considered one of the sunniest cities in Ireland.
The city plays host to various festivals throughout the year. Some of the most visited events are the Midsummer Festival from mid-June to mid-July, Jazz Festival in October, and Film Festival in November. During the festivals there’s always tons of fun things to do in Cork andyou’ll be sure to have a great time.
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