Cheap Car Hire in Cork
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A hire car in Cork is the best way not only to explore everything Ireland's second largest city has to offer, it's also an ideal way to travel throughout the country's sunny southwestern region.
Cork Airport is only 8km from the city centre and offers frequent direct flights to the UK and the rest of Europe. The airport, Ireland's largest outside of Dublin, is also the main pick-up point for car hire in Cork. Booking in advance is highly recommended to guarantee your vehicle and avoid frantic last-minute deals at the airport.
After picking up your hire car in Cork, feel free to explore all the delights of the city locals consider the 'real capital of Ireland.' This small city is easy to navigate, yet contains all of the attractions and amenities available in much larger European capitals. Cork is known as Ireland's City of Festivals, and there are always exciting events going on, regardless of when you choose to visit.
Cork has a wide variety of shopping, accommodation, and dining options, as well as two unique outdoor markets. The English Market sells an impressive array of foods, while the market on Coal Quay sells virtually everything else.
Car hire in Cork is also the best way to arrive at the famous Blarney Castle, located just outside the city. What trip to Ireland would be complete without kissing the Blarney Stone surrounded by beautiful gardens? The gift of gab will be your reward.
Another popular day trip easily accessible by hire car in Cork is the port of Cobh, once a top ocean liner destination. You can also learn more about Cobh's maritime history at the town's heritage centre. The scenic Fota Wildlife Park and Arboretum on a nearby Cork Harbour island is an ideal spot to relax and enjoy Ireland's beautiful green scenery.
Thanks to its southern coastal location on the Atlantic Ocean, Cork enjoys a mild temperate climate with warm, pleasant summers and cool, damp, foggy winters. Autumn is the most recommended time to visit because of the pleasant weather during this time.