Glengariff, Ireland Cruise Port, 2019 and 2020 Cruises to Glengariff, Ireland | The Cruise Web
 

Glengariff, Ireland Cruise Port

Glengarriff is a village found along the N71 national secondary road on the Northern head of Glengarriff Bay, which is considered to be a smaller section or enclave of Bantry Bay. The Irish village is located in the Beara Peninsula of County Cork in the province of Munster. The village is known throughout the world as an excellent tourism venue since it has many attractions. This translates into an income earning industry for the village coupled with other industries like farming and the provision of local services. The small village is believed to play host to an estimated population of about 800 people. Listed below are some of the recommended experiences, attractions, and activities that visitors could enjoy after cruising to Glengarriff, Ireland:
 
  • One of the top attractions that is a must for visitors, is a trip to the Garnish Island, which is just a short boat trip away from the village. The island offers a very beautiful Italian garden and a number of trails for hiking enthusiasts.
     
  • Nature lovers and adventurers should not miss the opportunity to visit the Glengarriff Woods Nature Reserve. The reserve covers an area of 300 hectares and is the best example of an oceanic sessile oak woodland in the country. Additionally, it has numerous walking trails.
     
  • Visitors should visit the Blue Pool because it is a hidden harbor found in the middle of Glengarriff just beside Quills in the village center. It was formed as a result of a rocky inlet and lush vegetation where the river meets the sea.
     
  • Another excellent attraction in the village is the Glengarriff Bamboo Park, which is an exotic garden that boasts thirty different species of bamboo that are aesthetically surrounded by a variety of tropical plants, walking paths, and spectacular views of the landscape that acts as a backdrop to the vegetation.
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