Cork Airport is situated a short drive south of Cork City, the airport is second busiest international airport only second to the capital. Cork Airport car rental gives you the freedom and flexibility to explore the entirety of the south as well as Cork City, once voted the cultural capital of Europe. If you’ve arrived in Ireland to experience the Wild Atlantic Way, the longest defined coastal touring route in the world, then Cork is the perfect starting point.
Europcar Cork Airport car rental offers the freedom and flexibility needed to experience everything County Cork has to offer, whether it’s the majesty of the countryside of the cultural delights of the city. Our locations can cater to leisure customers and business customers, availing of the flexible short, medium and long term business fleet management service offered by Europcar and customers renting a van.
The airport is now based in a newly constructed terminal, built as recently as 2006 and houses a range of top quality modern facilities. The airport offers upwards of 60 routes connecting Cork to multiple destinations all over Europe. You’ll find the Europcar desk immediately upon entering the arrivals hall and our staff will have you on your way in no time.
County Cork, the biggest county in Ireland, is a land full of scenic beauty ranging from the rugged landscape, quaint villages, and historic structures that are found throughout the countryside. The county boasts a rich history and the importance of the area can be seen in the castles and manors located across the land.
The Cork coastline offers a huge amount of things to do for tourists with energy to burn. Along the coast you’ll find sailing schools, scuba diving, swimming, surfing, kayaking, and even whale watching to avail of. Away from the coast and further inland you’ll find horse riding, golf and the incredibly popular fishing.
One of the most famous attractions in the south of Ireland is Blarney Castle. Large numbers flock to the castle throughout the year to take a look into times long ago and also kiss the Blarney Stone, which is said to bestow the Irish ‘Gift of the gab’ upon whoever does. Those interested in history should endeavor to visit the Cobh Heritage Centre, here you can explore your Irish ancestry using the Genealogy Recordfinder service on site amongst other great exhibits which cover the famine, mass emmigration and the Titanic.
Cork City, referred to by the locals as the ‘true capital’ has a huge amount to offer tourists in the area. The city was voted ‘The European Capital of Culture’ by the E.U. in 2005 as well as being listed by Lonely Planet as one of the top 10 cities in the world to visit. The locals are incredibly friendly and are renowned for their humour, if you visit any of the fine pubs around the city this fact will be readily apparent. The city’s architecture is one to marvel at as the narrow 17th century streets will transport you to a time gone by. The performing arts are a huge part of life in the city and you won’t be looking long before you find live music, theatre houses, and the beautiful Cork Opera House. There is a growing food scene in the city and the flavours on offer are delicious and diverse.