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Approximately 4½ Hours
Meals not included
The Irish Potato Famine of the 1840s is now recognized as the worst humanitarian disaster of 19th-century Europe. Transfer to the village of Skibbereen, the thriving capital of West Cork on the bank of the River Ilen, to learn more about this event that shaped not only the nation of Ireland, but the rest of the world after the resulting diaspora.
Step inside the Skibbereen Heritage Centre, located in the restored Gasworks Building. Learn about the important role this town played a during the famine as a local historian offers some very personal perspectives. You will have free time to visit the exhibits.
Enjoy an audio-visual presentation on the history and folklore of the saltwater lake of Lough Hyne -- Ireland's first marine nature reserve.
Head to Ballydehob, known for its rural charm, rich heritage and rustic beauty. Visit Levi's Pub, owned by one family for more than 100 years. Enjoy traditional live music at this quirky venue.
Please note: Levi's Pub is not wheelchair accessible. Not advisable for guests using a wheelchair or for those with mobility limitations. Minimum age to consume alcohol is 18 years.