Celtic Royal

Discover the splendor of Northern Ireland on this first Class tour that takes you from coast to coast, from Dublin to Belfast to Shannon. Travel through the mystical Glens of Antrim, walk the historic walls of Derry, Londonderry, and visit the birthplace of the ill-fated Titanic. Breakfast daily, hearty dinners, beautiful hotels, this tour brings you the best of the north.

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Travel: 8 Days
Accommodations: 7 Nights
Meals: 7 Breakfasts, 4 Dinners

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Malahide
  • Cooley Peninsula
  • Mountains of Mourne
  • Belfast
  • Glens of Antrim
  • Giant’s Causeway
  • Derry
  • Donegal
  • Sligo
  • Westport
  • Kylemore Abbey
  • Connemara
  • Galway
  • Burren of Clare
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Limerick

INCLUSIONS

  • Transportation throughout by luxury touring coach
  • Services of an experienced driver & local touring guide
  • 7 nights accommodation in first class hotels
  • All rooms ensuite
  • 7 full Irish Breakfasts
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • 4 Evening meals in Hotels
  • Admissions to: Saint Patrick Visitor Centre, Belfast City Hall, Titanic Belfast, Giant’s Causeway Centre, Belleek Pottery, Kylemore Abbey, Cliffs of Moher
  • Traverse the ancient steps at the Giant’s Causeway – a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Walking tour of Derry City
  • Baggage handling charges

Itinerary

Today is leisurely as we all gather in our hotel in Malahide overlooking the Irish Sea in north County Dublin. If you have purchased our Air & Land package you are transferred from the airport to the hotel. Enjoy a pre-dinner drink and an introduction to your travelling companions before an early dinner.

Dinner/Overnight—Grand Hotel, Dublin

Head north through the majestic Mountains of Mourne into Saint Patrick’s Country to visit the grave of Ireland’s Patron Saint and the Saint Patrick Centre which tells his story. Afterwards we drive to Strangford, where Game of Thrones was filmed and take the ferry boat ride to beautiful Portaferry. Onwards to Belfast for a panoramic tour which will include the political wall murals located on the Protestant Shankill Road and the Catholic Falls Road—a unique cultural experience.

Dinner/Overnight—Europa Hotel, Belfast

A guided tour of Belfast City Hall is first on the agenda this morning. In the afternoon, visit the shipyard where the Titanic was built in 1909, followed by a tour at the Titanic Experience—recently voted Europe’s top visitor attraction. The evening you are free to explore the Northern capital on your own.

Overnight—Europa Hotel, Belfast

This morning we drive north along the Antrim Coast and visit the Giant’s Causeway. We then continue to Derry where a local guide will tell the “Story of Derry” on a walking tour of this historic walled city.

Dinner/Overnight—Kee’s Hotel, Co. Donegal

This morning, we delve into the world of traditional Donegal tweed at Triona’s Donegal. Following this enlightening experience, we venture onward to Belleek to explore its renowned porcelain factory. Afterwards, we enjoy some leisure time in the charming coastal town of Sligo before heading to Westport, where our hotel awaits us for the evening.

Dinner/Overnight—Westport Coast Hotel, Westport

Connemara remains one of the wildest and most romantic places in Ireland. Enjoy a visit to Kylemore Abbey on the shores of Kylemore Lough. You will have some free time this afternoon to discover the charm of Westport.

Overnight—Westport Coast Hotel, Westport

We will make our way to Galway City for some free time, before driving along the southern shores of Galway Bay, traversing the Burren region, and viewing the mighty Cliffs of Moher. An optional medieval banquet at Knappogue Castle is on offer tonight.

Overnight—Radisson Blu, Limerick

Sadly your tour ends today.  Please inquire about group transfers on offer.

Terms & Conditions:

Prices quoted are per person based on double occupancy, for select dates and gateways, and reflect all promotional savings, and are subject to availability at time of booking. Prices are available from other departure cities, contact your travel agent. Prices were valid at time of publishing and are subject to change without notice. Promotional offer may be changed or withdrawn at any time.

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