Bantry Tourism

Bantry (Irish: Beanntraí, meaning "(place of) Beann's people") is a town in the civil parish of Kilmocomoge in the barony of Bantry on the coast of West County Cork, Ireland. It lies at the head of Bantry Bay, a deep-water gulf extending for 30 km (19 mi) to the west. The Beara peninsula is to the northwest, with Sheep's Head also nearby, on the peninsula south of Bantry Bay. The focus of the town is a large square, formed partly by infilling of the shallow inner harbour. In former times, this accommodated regular cattle fairs; after modernising as an urban plaza, it now features a colourful weekly market and occasional public functions.


A place in Ireland, Bantry is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. When planning a trip to Bantry, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Cork. Cork is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Youghal, Blarney Castle, Fota Wildlife Park. A holiday in Bantry can generally be of 1-2 days.

Bantry is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

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