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The Giant's Causeway & Ireland's North-West

10 Days from£1,545
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(Tour code: NIS18)

Enjoy the fantastic landscapes of Ireland’s north and west

Enjoy the fantastic landscapes of Ireland's north and west on a tour packed with excursions. We visit the iconic Giant's Causeway, the Connemara Coast and vibrant Dublin. Awash with locations that capture the essence of Ireland, this tour is a great place to start as a newcomer to the Emerald Isle.

Highlights
  • Dublin
  • Book of Kells exhibition
  • Guiness Storehouse
  • Belfast
  • Crumlin Road Gaol
  • Titanic Museum
  • Giant's Causeway
  • Bushmills Distillery
  • Fintown Railway
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
  • 3-4* Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
  • Optional Bag Concierge

The Giant's Causeway & Ireland's North-West 2018Tour Details

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Day 1 Dublin ChristChurch Cathedral
Dublin ChristChurch Cathedral

Arriving in Dublin

Our holiday begins as we take the ferry across to Ireland, arriving in the port of Dublin. On arrival we transfer to our hotel on the outskirts of Dublin.

Includes:
  • Dinner
Days 2-3 Dublin Halfpenny Bridge
Dublin Halfpenny Bridge

Exploring Dublin & Belfast

We begin our exploration of Dublin this morning with a visit to the Book of Kells exhibition, aided by our local guide. Our next stop is the famous Guinness Storehouse, followed by an afternoon at leisure. Day 3 sees us transfer to Belfast, by first class rail where, after checking in to our hotel, we enjoy a city tour.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 Dublin Castle
Dublin Castle

Crumlin Road Gaol & the Titanic Museum

Today we begin with a visit to Crumlin Road Gaol. Later we explore the Titanic Museum.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 Giants Causeway
Giants Causeway

The Giant’s Causeway

We enjoy a day's coaching around the magnificent Causeway Coast, with the highlight of the trip the Giant's Causeway, one of Europe's most photogenic landscapes.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 Bushmills Distillery
Bushmills Distillery

Bushmills Distillery

Today we visit the Bushmills Distillery, followed by time at Dunluce Castle. Later we continue to Coleraine, before continuing on a wonderfully scenic rail journey to Derry and on to Donegal town. We check into our hotel on arrival.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7 Fintown Railway
Fintown Railway

Slieve League and Glenveagh National Park

We are treated once again today by Ireland's magnificent landscape, enjoying Slieve League, Glenveagh National Park and a journey on through attractive scenery on the Fintown Railway.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 8 Connemara Coast
Connemara Coast

Connemara Coast

The Connemara Coast enchants us today with its stunning fjords and mountains. Later we visit Westport, where we have free time for lunch. Later we visit Kylemore Abbey.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 9 Connemara Kylemore Abbey
Connemara Kylemore Abbey

To Dublin & Merry Ploughboys pub

We enjoy a leisurely morning followed by rail to Dublin and transfer to our hotel for the night. This evening we visit the Merry Ploughboys pub for our final meal.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 10 Journey Home
Journey Home

The Journey Home

Today we transfer to the port for our ferry home.

Includes:
  • Breakfast

Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with our dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We write to all booked customers approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise the exact departure and return time for their particular group.

What’s included
What's Included

An escorted experience and all travel arrangements

  • The services of a professional UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Standard Class rail travel unless otherwise described

Comfortable accommodation in your destination

  • 9 night's hotel accommodation, including 2 nights at the 3-Star Hilton Garden Inn Customs House in Dublin, 2 nights at the Maldron Hotel Belfast City, 1 night at the 4-Star Bushmills Inn on the Causeway Coast, 2 nights at the 3-Star Abbey Hotel in Donegal and 1 night in the Connemara Coast Hotel in Galway

Delicious meals included

  • 17 meals including 9 breakfasts and 8 dinners, including 1 dinner with entertainment at the Merry Ploughboys pub

Exciting excursions and free time to explore

  • Guided sightseeing tours of Dublin and Belfast
  • Visit to EPIC in Dublin
  • Visit to the Book of Kells exhibition
  • Excursion to Crumlin Road Gaol
  • Visit to the Titanic Museum
  • Coach trip around the Causeway Coast including the Giant's Causeway
  • Time at Bushmills Distillery
Not Included
  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.
James Eaton
James
Lynne Broadley
Lynne
Phil Conde
Phil
Lori Mcclaren
Lori
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