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Beyond the Glass Cycle Tour of Cork City
Cork City, Co. Cork
Family friendly
Paid car parking
Cloudy days
Beyond The Glass Adventure Tours, based in Cork City, specialise in small group adventure tours in Ireland. Go off the beaten track to experience adventure, culture and history.

Beyond The Glass Cycle Tour of Cork City is a gently paced guided tour. A Cork native will peel back the layers of time to reveal all of Cork City’s charms, intriguing history, vibrant culture and hidden secrets. Cork boasts over 30 bridges and over 20 church spires. See how many you can count as you explore the city.

Through the ages, Cork has produced many notable individuals. Your guide will tell their stories as you pedal around the city. Cycle through colourful streets, city parks, and riverside pathways that support a surprising amount of flora and fauna in an urban area. Discover the evolution of Cork from its beginnings as a Christian settlement to its time as a Viking stronghold, to the centre of trade for an empire.

After this cycle tour you will be fully oriented in the city and will know the top bars and restaurants to visit as you continue your stay. The Cork City Cycle Tour takes approximately 3 hours and is suitable for teenagers and up.

Beyond The Glass offer a Greenway Cycle Tour (2.5 hours), as well as multi-day package tours along the Wild Atlantic Way that involve cycling, hiking and kayaking.

Why we like it
  • The Cork City Cycle Tour is guided by a local who knows the best of Cork, including the hidden gems.
  • You will learn about the interesting history, landmarks, characters and charms of Cork while cycling.
  • Beyond The Glass also offer multi-day package adventures that combine cycling, hiking and kayaking.
Tips from locals

Cycling solo? Pop into the Cork City Tourist Information Centre for cycle route maps of the city.

Contact details
40 St Patrick's Quay, Victorian Quarter, Cork, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend up to 3 hours here.

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