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(Tour code: NIS19)

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.

  • Dublin
  • Book of Kells exhibition
  • Belfast
  • Crumlin Road Gaol
  • Titanic Museum
  • Giant's Causeway
  • Bushmills Distillery
  • Tour of Derry/Londonderry
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
  • 4* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
  • Selected Departures Guaranteed

The Giant's Causeway & Ireland's North-West 2019Tour Details

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Day 1 Dublin ChristChurch Cathedral
Dublin ChristChurch Cathedral

Arriving in Dublin

Our tour begins in the bustling city of Dublin. Meeting the tour manager at our hotel on the outskirts of Dublin.

  • 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 EPIC, a state-ofthe- art museum showcasing the history of Irish emigration. Our next visit is to the Book of Kells exhibition, accompanied by a local guide and followed by an afternoon at leisure. Day 3 sees us transfer to Belfast where, before checking into our hotel, we enjoy a city tour.

  • Day 2 - Breakfast
  • Day 3 - Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 Titanic Museum
Dublin Castle

Crumlin Road Gaol & the Titanic Museum

Today we begin with a visit to Crumlin Road Gaol, a Victorian era former prison with a fascinating history, which we discover on a guided tour. Later we explore the Titanic Museum.

  • 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 our trip being the Giant's Causeway itself.

  • 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, where we take a short tour. Next up is Donegal town where we check into our hotel on arrival.

  • 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 Castle, and into the Glenveagh National Park, and a journey through attractive scenery on the Fintown Railway.

  • 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.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 9 Dublin

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.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 10 Journey Home
Journey Home

The Journey Home

After breakfast, the tour concludes and you are free to travel home.

  • Breakfast
Airport waiting room

Recommended Airport

We recommend that for this tour you arrange flights to and from Dublin Airport (DUB).

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

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 3 nights at the 3-Star Hilton Garden Inn Customs House in Dublin, 2 nights in Belfast, 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 Westport Coast Hotel in Westport

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
  • 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
  • Tour of Derry/Londonderry

Not Included

  • Flights and Airport transfers
Vaugnel Fletcher
Dimitri Zgonis
The Giant's Causeway & Ireland's North-West

Enjoy the fantastic landscapes of Ireland’s north and west


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