Cork is one of the most picturesque counties in Ireland, offering everything from vibrant city life to beautiful countryside. At Spanish Au Pair, we choose only the best families for our Au Pairs, located only 20-30 minutes from English classes and paying the highest pocket money available in Europe. This ensures you can make the most of your stay in Cork. To help you get started, we’ve rounded up some of the best things to do in Cork.
Inchydoney Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Ireland, if not the world. This stunning sandy beach is located in Clonakilty, a bustling seaside town packed with pubs and restaurants about an hour from Cork City. If you want to make a weekend of it, Inchydoney Hotel and Spa overlooks the beach.
Titanic Experience, Cobh
Cobh is famous for being the last stop before the Titanic’s untimely demise. The town is now home to the Titanic Experience, which lets visitors discover the lives of those onboard the Titanic and experience what life was like on the ship. Due to technological advances, visitors can even get a sense of what it felt like to sink in the Titanic. Book online at www.titanicexperiencecobh.ie.
Fota Wildlife Park
Located just outside Cork City, Fota is a zoo with a difference. Animals including tigers, giraffes and zebras are free to roam open spaces, with trained professionals looking after them. Fota is also easily accessed by car or by train from Kent Station in Cork City.
The Jameson Experience, Midleton
Dublin may be famous for Guinness, but Cork is undoubtedly famous for Jameson whiskey, which is distilled in the Old Midleton Distillery. The Distillery is open to visitors, who can discover all about the history of Jameson, its distilling process, and its unique flavours. The buildings date back to the 1800s, with original kilns and pot stills on display, and have been used by Jameson since 1975 until the early 90s.
Join the Spanish Au Pair Whatsapp group for all of our Au Pairs Cork candidates, where you can ask for advice and tips on all aspects of placements before and after you arrive. Being an Au Pair in Cork is an experience you won’t forget.