Stepping out from Dublin we explore the rich heritage of Belfast and our Northern Counties together with the rugged coastline of the Derry/ Antrim coastline and the Giant’s Causeway. We discover too the world famous Bushmills Distillery and the natural beauty of the Donegal National Park. This is an impressive tour of the North for first time visitors.
Day One: Upon arrival we transfer you to, your hotel. Early afternoon, we make our way in to Dublin for a familiarisation tour of the city’s landmarks including Dublin Castle. Afterwards you have a choice of sampling vibrance of the city’s restaurants and bars, or heading back to your hotel.
Day Two: This morning we make our way to the famous Guinness Store House to discover the history behind Ireland’s most famous brew. Afterwards, we leave Dublin and head northwards to the city of Belfast, where we take a familiarisation tour and an opportunity to sample an evening of traditional Irish hospitality, or you can settle back and enjoy the amenities of your hotel.
Day Three: Our day is spent discovering Belfast’s modern history by taking the famous taxi tour, before making a lunchtime stop to St George’s Market, to sample the variety local Artisan food products. Afterwards, we head off to the Harland and Wolff shipyards and the Titanic Centre to re-discover this timeless story. The evening is free in Belfast to enjoy the cities amenities.
Day Four: After breakfast we head to the tip of the Island to the Giants Causeway this 'Basalt' landscape fascinates every visitor. Enroute we stop and take a tour of nearby Bushmills distillery where we enjoy the visitors centre and make a lunch stop. Our afternoon journey takes us to Dunluce Castle, and along Lough Foyle, through Londonderry and onwards to Donegal Town for our overnight stay in the region.
Day Five: This morning after a visit to Donegal Castle, we take our excursion to Glenveagh Castle, a magnificent mansion house built in the Scottish Baronial style on the coastline of Donegal’s National Parkland. We return this evening to partake in an evening of traditional entertainment.
Day Six: Today is our last day as we make our way South Eastwards via Sligo through Lakeland’s to Carrick on Shannon for a lunch stop and onwards to visit Newgrange, Ireland’s 1,000 year old Megalithic Site, before heading back into Dublin. There’s a chance this evening to spend one last night enjoying Dublin’s night life.
Day Seven: After breakfast, we say farewell to Dublin, and transfer to your departure flight
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