“An Outstanding Experience” – The Rebel City Walking Tour Of Cork

Experience tales of heroes and villains from Cork’s Rebel past.

Are you looking for an unforgettable way to pass the time in Cork City? Look no further than Rebel City Walking Tour of Cork!

Our walking tour of Cork City is the perfect way to experience the local culture and discover the hidden gems that this beautiful city has to offer. Walk in the footsteps of history and maybe even learn about your Rebel heritage on this fun tour.

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Tour Details

Duration: 80 mins | Distance: 2.1 km | Cost: €19.99 per person

Map of Rebel City Walking Tour:

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Map of Rebel City Walking Tour Route

What's Included?

🦸 Meet a real living, Cork City legend and hear his inspiring story. (Mon-Sat)

🗞️ Receive a copy of the local Cork paper for free. (Mon-Sat)

🍺 Join your guide for a pint of the famous local brew in Cork City's oldest pub after the tour. (Drink not included)

🎁 Receive a free souvenir at the end of the tour to remind you always of your experience.

🌧️ Free rain poncho if it rains on the tour.

🌐 Ask about our free WIFI on the tour.

👩 Take our fun online quiz after the tour.

Tour Itinerary

The Rebel City Tour is entirely story-based...

(Tour itinerary can vary)

The stories on the tour include the following...

A: Introduction to the War of Independence – a war that shaped the Irish nation.

B: Local sports star and Irish Republican fighter assassinated on Douglas Street.

C: The assassination of Crown Police Commissioner Colonel ‘Shoot-on-sight’ Smyth on Cork’s South Mall.

D: The Burning of Cork: Renegade British Troops burn down the City Centre.

E: Cork’s most tragic Love Story at St. Peter and Paul’s church.

G: The Irish Republican Spymasters: What secret kept them safe from discovery?

Also included in the tour

We'll visit...

🖼️ Cork's most famous work of art.

🗽 Cork's National Monument dedicated to Irish patriots.

🏛️ Cork's oldest surviving building.

👵 Cork's most famous daugther and feminist icon.

Finally, the debriefing: A reflection on the tour and final thoughts.

Reserve Your Place

The tour usually includes a meeting with a local Cork legend. I also invite my guests for a drink in one of Cork’s oldest pubs after the tour. So if you have time, I’d love to bring you along. Check out our fun online quiz based on the tour which you can take afterwards.

Led by a Local Cork Rebel Guide

Led by Dara, a knowledgeable and passionate local guide, you‘ll embark on a journey through the city‘s historic neighborhoods, quaint alleyways, and lively streets.

You‘ll learn about the rich history and cultural heritage of Cork, as well as the city‘s vibrant present-day culture. Our stories from the War of Independence a little over 100-years ago explain the character of modern-day Corkonians through the events which shaped the city into what it is today.

Rated 5-stars on TripAdvisor

Our walking tour is suitable for all ages and fitness levels, and takes approximately 80 minutes in a circuit around the city center. It‘s the perfect way to immerse yourself in the local culture and get a true taste of the city‘s unique personality.

Whether you‘re a first-time visitor to Cork or a lifelong resident, our walking tour is a must-do experience that you won‘t soon forget.

Enjoy the Tour

Rebel City Walking Tour – A Storytelling Experience

Our tour is extensively researched using authoritative sources on Ireland’s War of Independence. What separates the Rebel City Walking Tour of Cork City is that our tour isn’t just a dry recitation of facts about building and landmarks.

Our tour is entirely story-based. You’ll experience stories on the tour that you’ll remember for years. Many of the messages in these stories are as applicable today as they were over 100-years ago.

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Book your spot on our Cork City Walking Tour today. You won’t regret it!

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