Cork is the third largest city in Ireland also the second largest city in the Republic of Ireland. The city is situated at the banks of River Lee southwards of the country, and it is also an Island of the country’s third most populous city. The city has many attraction tourist sites situated all over the city with buildings that were built in the early 19th century. Cork also has a favorable climate with temperatures typically ranging from 0 to 30 degrees without no extreme temperature conditions.
There are many different methods to travel into the city which include air transportation by means of airplane, water transportation by means of car ferries, railway transportation by means of a train and road transportation by means of vehicles. The city is served by one primary airport terminal, which is the Cork Airport with taxis and shuttles providing transportation into the city centre. The Taxis cost to the city is around €20 while the express shuttle cost is at around €5.
To cover the city’s attraction sites completely and to find the best accommodation facilities, one has to find the appropriate tour guide through the city hence is the need for an authentic Cork Travel Guide. The city offers a guide tour bus which operates between Grand Parade and South Mall on a regular schedule. Taxi drivers may also offer tour guides at a fixed rate, and the taxi fares are calculated on a meter within the city, which makes it easier for an outsider not to be charged higher than the usual amount as all taxis offer the same fixed rate of fares.
Enough tourist attraction sites make travels to the Cork city memorable. Among the sites which may be of interest to someone include Elizabeth Fort Market, Lewis Gluckman Gallery which is known for various exhibitions, Cork Vision Centre, St. Finsbarr’s Cathedral, Shandon Church, Cork Historic Walking Tours and Páirc Ui Chaoimh stadium. Among the things that are also of interest to visitors, include the numerous cultural festivals that take place in the city. Cork has a number of festivals which include the Midsummer Festival, which takes place between mid- June and mid-July, the Film Festival which begins on November, Jazz Festival which is one of the largest in Europe takes place at the last weekend in October and the Elizabeth Fort Market Festival taking place every Sunday.
Cork also has various accommodation facilities such as camps and hostels as well as recreational facilities such as bars, clubs, restaurants and cinemas all over the city. Cork is also a remarkably safe city however; caution should be taken during the night and in case someone feels unsecure for any reasons there is an option to call the local authorities.