If you're anything like us you’re constantly scrolling through travel bloggers’ social media feeds, adding locations to your bucket list while wishing you could fly off at a moment’s notice.
Well, we have good news: It’s never been easier to begin ticking.
You can now fly to any to the following bucket list locations direct from Cork Airport.
Some are even quicker to get to than the time it takes to travel to Dublin!
You don’t even have to worry about parking. Book online and park at Cork Airport for less than €5 a day*.
A year from now, you’ll thank yourself that you started planning today.
1. Swim in Iceland’s Blue Lagoon
Iceland’s Blue Lagoon was recently voted the number one bucket-list travel experience by travel guru’s Contiki.
The milky blue pool is famous for its mineral-enriched bathing water right in the middle of breath-taking mountain views.
And for those of you still unsure, the water self-cleanses every 40 hours.
Flights from Cork Airport to Iceland are available all year-round.
2. Eat in one of the world’s BEST restaurants
Girona - El Celler de Can Roca; global Chef’s Choice 2016.
The planners among you need to know the three brothers who run the world-beating El Celler de Can Roca restaurant take bookings 11 months in advance, with a new month available for booking at midnight on the first day of every month.
Flights from Cork Airport to Girona are available from June 3 - August 29
3. Surfing in Cornwall
Here’s a chap surfing in Fistral, in Newquay. It’s warmer than the west of Ireland you
Flights from Cork Airport to Cornwall are available from May 6 - September 23.
4. Stay on a houseboat in Amsterdam
Who doesn't love the beautiful canals of Amsterdam?
Now, instead of cycling past them you can enjoy them fully by renting your own houseboat.
Flights from Cork Airport to Amsterdam are available all year-round.
5. Attending an Opera in Salzburg
If there was anywhere more appropriate to dress up to the nines and head to the Opera, it’s in Mozart’s birthplace of Salzburg.
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The city is also the gateway to the ’Five Regions’ of the Ski Amadé resort - made up of 28 villages that offer skiing heaven for skiers of all abilities.
Learn to ski - tick.
Flights from Cork Airport to Salzburg are available from December 26 - March 12.
6. Walking the Camino de Santiago, Spain
People walk the Camino de Santiago for many different reasons: religious, adventurous, spiritual or exercise.
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The Camino can mean very different things to different people but there is one thing that binds all Camino pilgrims together: it is a very unique experience, a walking holiday like no other.
There are many starting points on the pilgrim route and all easily reached by flying direct to Madrid from Cork Airport.
Did you know that some trails on the Camino de Santiago run right through the Running of the Bulls course?
That’s another tick.
Flights from Cork Airport to Madrid are available from June 3rd - Sept 9th
7. Say cheers at Oktoberfest, Munich
Simply the world’s biggest party, need we say anymore?
Flights from Cork Airport to Munich are available all year-round.
8. Lift your spirits at Bristol’s Hot Air Balloon Festival.
The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is Europe’s largest annual meeting of hot air balloons, attracting over 150 Hot Air Balloons from across the globe.
The Fiesta truly is a sight that can only be seen in Bristol.
Just like something straight out of a Disney movie.
Flights from Cork Airport to Bristol are available all year-round.
9. Dancing on the streets at the Notting Hill Carnival
70 stages, 10 steel pan bands, 40 static sound systems, thousands of feathers and over a million people - the Notting Hill Carnival is the largest street festival in Europe.
The colourful festival takes place annually on the August bank holiday weekend and traditionally celebrates the Caribbean culture.
Fun fact: It is tradition to smother melted chocolate on each other on the Sunday.
Flights from Cork Airport to London are available all year-round.
*Based on a 7 day stay in the Holiday Blue car park when you book online. Book here
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