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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

The Mountains Of Mourne & The Giant’S Causeway

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEGPMM

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach
With mountain scenery and fascinating towns, discover the Irish charm of County Down, Belfast, the Giant’s Causeway, Derry and Dublin.
PRICE FROM ? £549 per person
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Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Regional departure by coach, then to Holyhead for the ferry to Ireland and on to County Monaghan for a four-night stay.

  • Day 2 - County Down

    This morning we begin with a visit to the town of Newcastle, where the Mountains of Mourne famously sweep down to the sea. After free time to explore we continue to the town of Downpatrick, where in the grounds of Down Cathedral lies a grave reputed to be that of St. Patrick, and you can retrace his life and history in the highly recommended St. Patrick Centre (entrance extra).

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3 - Belfast

    Today we visit the vibrant city of Belfast on our optional excursion, where you will have time at leisure to explore this bustling city perhaps visiting the Titanic Belfast® Exhibition (entrance at extra cost). During your visit, an optional sightseeing tour will be available to introduce you to the city. Our sightseeing tour takes in the Falls and Shankill Road, and political wall paintings. We also see the Cathedral Quarter, one of Belfast’s oldest areas, before returning to the city centre, passing Stormont and the CS Lewis memorial. In the city centre we will see the Tudor Gothic Queens University, The Opera House (a sister to the London Palladium), the magnificent Edwardian City Hall, Belfast’s Leaning Tower, the Albert Clock and, of course, Lanyon's classical revival Customs House where the writer Anthony Trollope once worked.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 4 - Giant’s Causeway & Derry

    A day of fantastic scenery on our included excursion as we head to the world-famous Giant’s Causeway (entrance at additional cost), with its basalt columns and tales of ancient Irish giants. Our day continues with a visit to the fascinating walled town of Derry (Londonderry). During your visit, an optional sightseeing tour by coach will give you an overview of the city, including a stop at Iskaheen viewing point for a panoramic photograph opportunity. We then drive along the River Foyle to view the city’s iconic peace bridge, the Georgian Quarter and the famous 17th century walls.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 5 - Dublin

    We leave this morning we take a short visit to the quaint village of Howth located on the coast just north of Dublin. From Howth we head to the capital, Dublin where you have some free time. On arrival, our optional panoramic sightseeing tour, taking in both the north and south part of the capital, will give you a taste of this fascinating city. The tour will show you the inner city of Dublin, seeing beautiful buildings of significance like Trinity College, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the National Art Gallery and the Four Courts. which if left on your own would take a week! Dublin is a beautiful Georgian city and highlights will be the magnificence of Georgian Dublin with visits to some of the superb squares. Dublin is also home to the Guinness Storehouse should you wish to pay homage to Dublin’s most famous drink and enjoy a panorama of Dublin from its glassed Gravity Bar.

    Meals - Breakfast

  • Day 6

    To Holyhead, then home.

    Meals - Breakfast*

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Accommodation

You will stay for four nights in a minimum 4-star hotel, such as the Four Seasons Hotel in Monaghan.

Sep 27 2020 departure will stay for four nights at the Carnberg Hotel & Spa in Dundalk.

6PMMHX (Luxuria Signature) departures will stay for four nights at the 4-star Ballymascanlon Hotel.

Overnight accommodation in the Dublin area will be in a 3-star city-style hotel.

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