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Former Irish prison beats Colosseum and Eiffel Tower to be crowned Europe's top tourist attraction - Independent.ie

Cork's Spike Island has won the "Oscars" of the travel industry and been crowned Europe's leading tourist attraction of 2017. The 104-acre former prison site in Cork harbour beat famed destinations like Buckingham Palace and the Eiffel Tower to claim ...and more »

Spike Island named Europe's leading tourist attraction - Irish Times

Spike Island in Cork has been named as Europe's leading tourist attraction at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2017. The former prison site beat off competition from Buckingham Palace, The Eiffel Tower, the Colosseum and the Acropolis in the top ten ...and more »

Ireland's Infamous Spike Island named as Europe's Leading Attraction - Coast Monkey

Spike Island, dubbed 'Ireland's Alcatraz', has just been named Europe's leading tourist attraction at the 2017 World Travel Awards. The former prison was up against some of the world's most well-known attractions including the Eiffel Tower, Roman ...and more »

Spike Island beats Buckingham Palace and Eiffel Tower to secure Europe's No 1 tourist attraction - Irish Examiner

With 1,300 years of history, Ireland's 'Alcatraz' has been named Europe's No 1 tourist attraction, writes Sean O'Riordan. Picture: Declan Daly, division manager, John Crotty, Spike Island manager, County Mayor Cllr Declan Hurley, and David Keane ...and more »

Best bar none - how former Irish prison became top tourist attraction in Europe - Independent.ie

Cork's Spike Island has won the 'Oscars' of the travel industry and been crowned Europe's leading tourist attraction of 2017. The 104-acre former prison site in Cork harbour beat famed destinations such as Buckingham Palace in London, the Acropolis in ...and more »

Spike Island in County Cork scoops World Travel Award - BBC News

Move over Eiffel Tower and Buckingham Palace - a former prison in County Cork has usurped some of the biggest sites in global tourism by being named Europe's latest tourist attraction. Fortress Spike Island was given the accolade at the World Travel ...and more »

Spike Island named top tourist attraction - The Times

Spike Island, known as the Irish Alcatraz, has been named Europe's leading tourist attraction at the World Travel Awards. It is the third year in a row that an Irish landmark has won the award, following wins for Titanic Belfast last year and the ...and more »

A former Cork prison has won an award ahead of the Eiffel Tower, Buckingham Palace and the Colosseum - thejournal.ie

A FORMER CORK prison has won a major European travel award. Spike Island has been named Europe's Leading Tourist Attraction at the 2017 World Travel Awards, seeing off a shortlist which included the Eiffel Tower, Buckingham Palace and the ...and more »

Spike Island named' Europe's Leading Tourist Attraction' at the 2017 World Travel Awards - West Cork Times

Cork County Council's Fortress Spike Island has been named 'Europe's Leading Tourist Attraction' at the 2017 World Travel Awards 2017, seeing off a shortlist which included the Eiffel Tower, Buckingham Palace and the Colosseum. Spike Island has proven ...and more »

The Alcatraz of Ireland named Europe's leading tourist attraction - Lonely Planet Travel News

A former notorious prison off the coast of Ireland has been named Europe's leading tourist attraction. Spike Island in Cork, beat off competition from the likes of Buckingham Palace, the Eiffel Tower and Rome's Colosseum to scoop the top prize at the ...and more »