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Belfast, Derry and Donegal

Ireland

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  • Spend 2 nights in Belfast & 2 nights in Letterkenny for easy access to all the must-see spots.
  • See the highlights of Belfast on a panoramic coach tour.
  • Experience the spectacular Antrim Coast on a full day guided excursion, including visits to Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge & the Giants Causeway.
  • Learn more about Londonderry-Derry with a guided walking tour along its historic city walls.  
  • Discover Donegal’s Wild Atlantic way & visit Glenveagh Castle, Gardens and National Park. 
  • Smaller group sizes and the highest possible safety standards.
  • Excursions carefully crafted to uncover wonderful places - less crowded and expertly guided.

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Your guided group holiday to Belfast, Londonderry-Derry & Donegal

Let’s see more of Ulster and rediscover your love for the island of Ireland. Before reaching Belfast, we’ll stop in the world-renowned Mount Stewart House and Gardens in County Down. On our coach tour of Belfast, we’ll see the city centre’s top sights, including the Albert Memorial Clock Tower, Opera House, City Hall and The Crown Bar. On our Antrim Coast day trip we’ll walk along the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and see Northern Ireland’s most iconic natural landmark, the Giants Causeway. Enroute to Donegal, we’ll visit Derry or Londonderry as it's also known as, walk along its famous city wall and learn more about this historic city. From our base in Letterkenny, we’ll see the best of Donegal, such as the Rathmullan and Sheephaven Bay on the Wild Atlantic Way. We’ll also enjoy a guided tour of Glenveagh Castle and explore its gardens and national park. So join us on this guided Irish holiday and discover the highlights of Ulster. 

 

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Trip Itinerary

Moderate

Activity Level: Moderate

Day

Travel to Belfast

Visit Mount Stewart House and Gardens

Morning

Let’s see more of this beautiful island and discover Northern Ireland and Donegal! This morning, meet with our expert guide in Dublin city centre, for your four-night holiday to Belfast, Derry and Donegal.

Travelling to Belfast by coach, we will stop in Newtownards and visit the magnificent Mount Stewart House and Gardens! Let’s take in in the beauty of this majestic site which dates back to the 18th century, viewing many rare and unusual plants within its splendid gardens before continuing to Belfast.

Experience a Belfast Panoramic tour

On arrival, we take in the highlights of Belfast on a panoramic tour passing the city’s famous sites. We drive past the Albert Memorial Clock Tower, one of Belfast’s best-known landmarks and Ireland’s answer to the Leaning Tower of Pisa, plus the Grand Opera House, City Hall, The Crown Bar and the Botanic Gardens.

At Leisure & Dinner

Evening

Check-in at your hotel and take the rest of the afternoon to relax and become familiar with your surroundings. Your guide will be happy to tell you of places of interest nearby.

Tonight, join us for a welcome dinner at your hotel.

Breakfast at your hotel is included every day during your tour.

Antrim Coast

Guided Excursion to Antrim Coast and Giants Causeway

Morning

After breakfast, we depart for a full-day guided excursion to the Antrim Coast.
This morning we experience more of this beautiful and rugged coast with a full-day guided excursion. Our first stop is at our favourite giant Finn McCool’s Giants Causeway! We explore the new visitor centre, with various interactive exhibits and a short video presentation before visiting the site.

Experience Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge and Dark Hedges

Afternoon

We uncover more of Northern Ireland’s beauty by visiting the famous Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, that was first erected by salmon fishermen in the 1700s, crossing the Atlantic Ocean to a fisherman’s cottage! Many people visit this bridge every year, to feel the creak of wooden slats in the rushing wind and see the waves swirling in beneath their feet - not one for the faint-hearted and therefore optional! After our visit to Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, we stop at a famous location included in the HBO television series “Game of Thrones” – the Dark Hedges! This enchanting avenue of beech trees between Armoy and Stranocum in County Antrim is now one of Northern Ireland’s most iconic and must-have, hot Instagram shots!

At Leisure

Evening

Your evening is at leisure to enjoy your surroundings. Your guide will be happy to make some suggestions for local entertainment options.

Derry & Letterkenny

Guided Walking Tour of Derry

Morning

This morning, we enjoy a leisurely breakfast at our hotel and some free time to explore Belfast, before departing for Letterkenny in County Donegal. En-route, we’ll visit Derry and enjoy a walking tour of the city walls while taking in some of the highlights before continuing to our hotel.

At Leisure

Afternoon

After checking in at your hotel in the Letterkenny area, take time to enjoy some moments at leisure. The rest of your evening is free to explore independently.

Donegal

Guided Excursion to Rathmullen and Sheephaven Bay

Morning

This morning we depart on our guided excursion through one of the most beautiful parts of Ireland’s northwest region. Our journey will take us along narrow country roads allowing us to take in the awe-inspiring beauty of northern County Donegal, stopping in the small seaside village of Rathmullan, then continuing on to Sheephaven Bay for a photo opportunity.

Visit Glenveagh Castle, Gardens and National Park

Afternoon

We’ll uncover more beautiful scenery during a guided visit to Glenveagh Castle, Gardens and National Park. This spectacular location boasts a Scottish-style castle within the estate, surrounded by one of the finest gardens in Ireland! We learn more about this fascinating place at the visitor centre with its exhibitions and an audio-visual show. A shuttle minibus will take us to the castle area and gardens. We depart back to our hotel for some well-deserved relaxation time.

Farewell Dinner

Evening

Join your fellow travellers tonight for a farewell dinner at your hotel, with the rest of the evening free to relax and reflect on your beautiful and scenic journey over the past four days.

Return to Dublin

Morning

After breakfast and check out from your hotel, it is time to say "Slán Abhaile" to County Donegal as we depart for Dublin. We'll arrive back into Dublin in the afternoon and say goodbye to your new friends, with fond memories of your visit to Belfast, Derry and Donegal.

* Please note that the order of your excusions on the itinerary above is provisional and subject to change

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