Begin tour by walking street that Titanic passengers walked prior to departure. You'll pass buildings that housed White Star & Cunard Line offices. All buildings, streets & piers of Cobh Town have been architecturally preserved. Walking tour goes on carefully planned tour of Cobh. Sites, buildings & streets with direct connections with Titanic are revealed. Stop at Cathedral for good view of anchorage. Tour ends with visit to Irish pub for Irish coffee. Return to ship. Note: must walk approx 2.5 miles over uneven, cobblestone surfaces, inclines & 15 - 25 steps. Tour operates in all weather conditions so take appropriate weather gear. 1 coffee p/ person served at pub at guide's direction.
Begin your tour by walking the same street that the Titanic passengers and millions of other emigrants walked prior to their departures. You will see the very piers from where they left, and also see some of the establishments where they ate, drank, and bade farewell to their loved ones. You will then pass the buildings that once housed the White Star and Cunard Line offices. All of the buildings, streets, and piers of Cobh Town have been architecturally preserved. The walking tour takes you around a carefully planned journey of Cobh. Sites, buildings, and streets that have direct connections with the Titanic and with many other elements of Irish social, military and maritime history are revealed. You will stop at the Cathedral, and although it is not directly connected with the "Titanic," it is built on high ground affording yet another good view of the anchorage. Your tour will conclude with a visit to a typical Irish pub, where you will enjoy an Irish coffee. Your return to the vessel will be via West View, which is a very steep street. There are 23 terraced houses on the street which are known as the "Pack of Cards" due to the way they lean towards each other.
Note: Guests must be able to walk approximately 2.5 miles over uneven and cobblestone surfaces with steep inclines and 15 - 25 steps. Low heeled, comfortable walking or hiking shoes and comfortable, loose clothing are recommended. This tour will operate in all weather conditions so participants should take appropriate weather gear with them. One beverage per person will be served at the designated pub at the direction of the guide.