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Meet your guide at the entrance to the Commodore Hotel in Cobh. Created by the historian Dr. Michael Martin, this walking tour was designed to highlight the town’s fascinating maritime history.

Explore the heritage town of Cobh, once the main departure point for millions of Irish emigrants to the U.S., while learning about the town’s history. Cobh was the last port of call for the Titanic and received survivors after the sinking of the Lusitania during World War I.

As the guide shares stories, stroll through the town to see historic buildings, piers, and monuments.

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The Titanic Trail

Learn about the maritime history of Cobh during this walking tour, created by historian Dr. Michael Martin. As the last port of call for the Titanic and a port that received survivors of the sinking of the Lusitania, this town played an important role at different moments in history. Limited to a small group, the tour has an intimate atmosphere.

  • Walking tour created by a historian
  • Small group tour with an intimate atmosphere
  • Learn about the maritime history of Cobh
  • Stroll the same streets as passengers of the Titanic
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Reviewed 6 days ago
Filled with history!

This walking tour is essential if you are visiting Cobh. The guide, Michael Martin, does a fantastic job of speaking about the town's history as well as both the Titanic and Lusitania shipwrecks. He answered all of our questions with such passion and deep knowledge....More

Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Historic Titanic Town

Cobh is a very small town filled with Titanic stories. Our guide was well-versed in Titanic facts and very familiar with the town. Unfortunately, it rained quite heavily during our visit. Come prepared with rain gear if you're visiting in winter or spring. Definitely a...More

Thank sharon w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This tour by Michael Martin is one of the best historical tours we have done. Hus facts are accurate and interesting. He has written a number of books which I will be purchasing. It is an easy walking tour of the history of the buildings...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

If you want the real Historical and Local knowledge of Cobh and the Titanic story, This is the only Tour to do. Excellent informative and fascinating.

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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile
Outstanding History Tour

We did a private tour with Dr Martin and cannot say enough about how much we learned from him. We were skeptical of a “Titanic” tour thinking we couldn’t possibly need to know any more about the subject. Well, we were wrong. First, there’s so...More

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16 May 2018|
Response from Karen K | Reviewed this property |
It's only about an hour or so, not a lot of walking. You just stand at a few different sites and listen to the history.