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Giant’s Causeway & Ireland’s North

Resort:Giant's Causeway & Ireland's North
Operator: Great Rail Journeys
Destination: Ireland, United Kingdom
Price From: £1445.00

Overview

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.
Departs from May 2017 to September 2017.

Itinerary

Dublin ChristChurch Cathedral

Day 1

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
Dublin Halfpenny Bridge

Days 2-3

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
  • Book of Kells exhibition
  • Guinness Storehouse
Dublin Castle

Day 4

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
  • Crumlin Road Gaol
  • Titanic Museum
Giants Causeway

Day 5

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
  • The Giant Causeway
Bushmills Distillery

Day 6

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
  • Bushmills Distillery
  • Dunluce Castle
Fintown Railway

Day 7

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 (June
& August departures only).

Includes:

  • Breakfast, Dinner
  • Slieve League
  • Glenveagh National Park
  • Fintown Railway
Connemara Coast

Day 8

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
  • Kylemore Abbey
Connemara Kylemore Abbey

Day 9

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.

Includes:

  • Breakfast, Dinner
  • Merry Ploughboys pub
Journey Home

Day 10

The Journey Home

Today we transfer to the port for our ferry home.

Includes:

  • Breakfast