Belfast City & The Giants Causeway Overnight Tour
Departs Monday to Saturday from Dublin Connolly Station
Travel North by Train
An Overnight to the North of Ireland, Belfast City including an overnight in the Heart of Belfast City Centre which includes the famous 'The Ulster Fry' breakfast. You have the evening free to explore the vibrant city of Belfast. Day two you will visit Irelands top tourist attraction the Giants Causeway which has often been described as the Eighth Wonder of the World. This is a fascinating day out to the famed Antrim coast with its spectacular seascapes taking in the Giant's Causeway and Dunluce Castle.
Dublin to Belfast
On arrival in Belfast Central Station we will transfer to a local train service to Belfast Great Victoria Street which is situated directly underneath your 4 star standard Hotel. The rest of the afternoon is free to explore the exciting Northern Capital.
Overnight Stay: Belfast City Centre
Enjoy your Full Ulster Fry Breakfast at leisure. 09:30 pick up from your hotel. Leaving Belfast we proceed to the town of Carrickfergus for a short photo-stop and take the coast road north from here. Further north we arrive at the fishing village of Carnlough, where we stop for about 15 minutes. We continue on passing the coastal villages of Glenariff, Cushendall and Cushendun. There are stunning views of the sea to the right and the mountains or the Glens of Antrim to the left; you can even glimpse the Scottish coast on a clear day.
Lunch stop is at Bushmills Distillery – lunch is not included and a tour of the distillery is not possible due to time restrictions.
Our next stop is the famous Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. Traditionally fishermen erected the bridge to Carrick-a-Rede Island over a 23m-deep and 20m-wide chasm to check their salmon nets. Today visitors are drawn here simply to take the rope bridge challenge!
We then head for Dunluce Castle for a photo stop before arriving at the Giant’s Causeway, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where we stop for about 2 hours. Leaving the Giant’s Causeway, we head back to Belfast to return to Dublin.
Returning to Dublin Connolly Station at 22:15hrs.
Visitor Attraction Admissions included: Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
- Free time to explore Belfast city
- Glens of Antrim
- Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
- Dunluce Castle
- Giant's Causeway
- Return rail travel
- Reserved seats on the train
- Railtours Ireland Host throughout
- Visitor admission to Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
- Escorted coach
- 1 night in Belfast City / 4* Hotel
- Full Irish breakfast in Belfast