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Belfast & Derry

take a true whistlestop tour of northern ireland

Take a true whistlestop tour of Northern Ireland. Starting in Belfast, you'll experience what it was like to travel aboard the RMS Titanic.  You'll get time to wander around the only remaining walled city on the island of Ireland, the city of Derry. Travel along the north Antrim coast and you'll see the impressive Giant's Causeway. If you're a history buff, you can uncover the Troubles of the past in the cities of Derry and Belfast.

Sample itinerary

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Arrive in Belfast. Meet your Blue Badge Guide for a walking tour of the city covering history from the building of the Titanic ship to the recent Troubles. Visit the iconic Belfast City Hall with its magnificent marble staircase & Whispering Gallery Visit Titanic Belfast, the world's largest Titanic visitor experience. Explore the nine interactive galleries & learn about the building of this iconic ship all the way through to its tragic sinking in 1912 Check in to your Belfast accommodation followed by an evening meal
2 Depart Belfast for the City of Derry which boasts the only completely remaining walled city on the island of Ireland Visit the Siege Museum adjacent to the Apprentice Boys Memorial Hall. This newly opened museum gives a history fo the Siege of Londonderry & the Apprentice Boys Association. Visit the Museum of Free Derry which focuses on the civil rights era of the 1960s & the beginning of the Troubles in the 1970s. Afterwards you'll take a tour of the Bogside area of the city Check in to your Derry accommodation followed by an evening meal
3 Visit the Giant's Causeway to see Northern Ireland's only World Heritage Site You will have time to explore the great shopping in Belfast city centre before departing for home Travel home