Sunday Day 1 – Pick up & make our way to Ireland
We travel to the ferry terminal & board our sailing to Dublin, After a Warm Irish welcome & enjoy a 3 course meal all served with tea or coffee.
Monday Day 2- Titanic Experience & City Tour
Beginning our day with the Titanic Experience, The Walking Tour explores the history & provides an opportunity to walk in the footsteps of the men who built Titanic – the world’s most famous ship. The tour is fully interactive, hear tales from survivors, see models of the cabins & take a video tour of how the Titanic looks today. In the afternoon we take a bus tour around Belfast’s most famous sites including Queens University, The Albert Clock & City hall. The afternoon is left free for you to explore at your own pace.
Tuesday Day 3- Giants Causeway & Bushmills Distillery
Today we depart the hotel and make our way north to the Giants Causeway, a landscape of dramatic cliffs & basalts columns, Legend has it the Causeway was formed by two great giants Finn from Ireland & Benandonner from Scotland. We take the audio tour which takes you on a loop walk of the causeway, we can also take the bus straight down to the causeway. After some free town we drive along the stunning coast for a viewing stop at Dunluce castle, the 14th Century castle is perched 100ft above the wild ocean. In the afternoon enjoy some free time in Bushmills to enjoy some lunch and explore before returning to our hotel.
Wednesday Day 4- Free time
Today is left free for you to explore Donegal at your own pace. There are many places to see and visit including local craft shops producing local jams, breads & crafts. Four Masters Book store & simple Simons are 2 of our favourites. Donegal castle is a short walk from the Hotel, the bank walk offers stunning views of Donegal bay as you walking along the path and through a local wooded area full of fairy houses.
Thursday Day 5 Ireland’s highest Sea Cliffs, Local Village & Donegal Waterbus
Today we Drive though the Gaeltacht area & admire traditional Ireland and its scenery. Arriving at Slieve League where there are terrific views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Sligo Mountains and Donegal Bay, the cliff face rises over 600m above the raging ocean. Your driver will take you to the upper viewing point to admire the stunning view. We stop at Ardara for some free time to explore one of Irelands prettiest towns, here browse through the local craft shops or stop into Nancy’s family run Irish pub for some wholesome home cooked Irish lunch or a great pint .In the late afternoon take a cruise on the Donegal Bay Waterbus and take in the history of this beautiful town as the Skipper tells you local tales and sings a few merry tunes. (Note depending on tide times of this cruise may vary)
Friday Day 6 – After breakfast we leave for Dublin to catch the ferry back to Holyhead and then continue our homeward journey.