Enjoy a scenic drive around Cork before visiting the “Jameson Experience Midleton,” to discover the traditions and taste Irish whiskey. Travel along the shores of Cork Harbour by motor coach to the charming university city of Cork. Your guide will provide informative commentary and point out the local landmarks as you drive past the French Quarter, the English Market, Father Matthew's statue and Bishop Lucey Park. You’ll hear about the local history as you pass the Old Courthouse, the impressive limestone City Hall, the renowned Bells of Shandon, and the magnificent Gothic style St. Fin Barre's Cathedral. Leaving the city, you’ll then travel to the village of Midleton, where the famous rare Irish whiskey gets its name. A visit to the Jameson Experience will take you right to the heart of the cherished whiskey-making tradition. There will be an hour-long, guided tour of this beautifully restored 18th century industrial complex, unique to Britain and Ireland. There remains a fully operational water wheel and a 32,000-gallon copper pot, the largest in the world. Enjoy an audio-visual presentation which will breathe life into the Irish whiskey legend. After the tour, there will be an opportunity to sample a glass of whiskey, while you relax in the atmosphere of a traditional Irish pub.
- There is approximately one hour of walking over pebbled walkways at the Distillery.
- There is a craft shop on-site for those who wish to purchase souvenirs.
- Please remember to bring local currency (Euros) or a credit card.