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Giant's Causeway, 'Game of Thrones' 2-Day Tour from Dublin

Day 1: Dublin – BelfastMake your own way to Connolly station in Dublin to meet your host and board your train to Belfast. Sit back, and enjoy the scenic ride along the eastern coast of Ireland. As you travel, listen to your host share fascinating details about the areas you pass by.On arrival in Belfast, receive a ticket to the Titanic Belfast visitor center and a hop-on hop-off bus pass. With the rest of the day free to spend at your leisure, the hop-on hop-off bus allows you to travel easily between Belfast’s top sights. Board your bus from any of the stops, and listen to the live or recorded commentary as you travel through the city, hopping on and off at your leisure. See the Itinerary for a list of stops.Perhaps hop off in the Titanic Quarter to redeem your Titanic Belfast ticket. See the dock where the cruise ship was built and wander around a reconstruction of some of the Titanic’s rooms. You can visit the Peace Wall, and leave your thoughts alongside those of the Dalai Lama, Justin Bieber,  and Bill Clinton.After exploring the city, check into your 4-star hotel in the city center.Overnight: 4-star HotelDay 2: Belfast – Game of Thrones filming locations – Giant’s Causeway (B)Enjoy breakfast in your hotel, then travel by coach along the Causeway Coastal Route to begin your tour of sites from the TV show, Game of Thrones. As you travel, listen to your guide talk about the series that was adapted from George Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels.Stop in the town of Cushendun to visit the caves where Melisandre of Asshai gave birth to her shadow baby. Hear tales of the power struggles and trysts between the noble families of Westeros, and learn about the exploits of King Joffrey Baratheon.Then continue on to Ballycastle to see where Varys was born as a slave in the Free Cities, and travel to the Dark Hedges. With its archway of intertwined trees, the road is one of Northern Ireland’s most photographed locations and the place where Arya Stark dressed as a boy to escape from King’s Landing.Head to the Fullerton Arms in Ballintoy for a pub lunch (own expense) before traveling to Larrybane where several major scenes were filmed.Your final stop is the UNESCO-listed Giant’s Causeway. While it hasn’t been used in Game of Thrones, it's one of the Causeway Coast’s must-see sights. The captivating natural wonder consists of hexagonal rock columns that mysteriously fit together. Hop across the stones and hear myths surrounding them from your guide.After exploring Giant’s Causeway, board your coach and travel back to Belfast to catch your return train to Dublin.

$261.46 Day Trips & Excursions

Dublin to Northern Island 2-Day Tour with Giant's Causeway

This 2-day guided trip by train and comfortable coach includes an overnight stay in a 4-star hotel plus breakfast – a delightful and comfortable way to experience the city of Belfast and the natural wonders of Northern Ireland!Day 1: Dublin – BelfastMeet your friendly host upon check-in at Dublin Connolly Station for your 1:20pm train departure, and head to your first destination – Belfast. When you arrive in the city, transfer with your guide by local train to your hotel on Victoria Street. You’ll have the rest of the afternoon and evening to get to know Belfast and explore as you like.Overnight: 4-star hotel in BelfastDay 2: Belfast – Dublin (B)Enjoy breakfast among members of your tour group before pickup from your hotel. Then, board your comfortable coach for the world-famous Antrim Coast Road!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. (Arrives at 20:15hrs November - February)

$526.72 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Northern Ireland Small-Group Tour from Dublin

Day 1 Departing Dublin at 09am you will travel north towards the border with Northern Ireland. From here it is a short journey into the city of Belfast famous for its industrial past and turbulent history. After a short tour of some of the key areas of the city you will arrive in the newly redeveloped Titanic Quarter where you will have time for lunch and perhaps a visit to the award-winning museum. Other options here include a visit to the SS Nomadic, the last surviving White Star Line steamship, the fascinating Titanic’s Dock and Pump-House or perhaps take a black cab tour of the city. Later in the afternoon you will leave the city and travel into the countryside of County Down for a visit to the world famous house and gardens at Mount Stewart before arriving in the seaside resort town of Bangor - your base for the next two nights.Day 2 Today you will follow one of the world’s great driving routes – the Causeway Coastal route through the beautiful scenery of the Antrim Coast and Glens. The tour follows the coast road from Larne to the world famous Giants’ Causeway. Along the way you will makes stops in attractive historic villages such as Glenarm and Ballycastle as well as the scenic attractions such as the Cushendun Caves and the many viewpoints along this stunning coastline. In the afternoon you will have a chance to explore the incredible rock formations at the Giant’s Causeway. Several places along today’s route were used as filming location for the TV series “Game of Thrones” and the last stop of the day will be at the stunning “Dark Hedges” - make sure your camera still has some battery power left! From here you return to Bangor for another night.Day 3 Another day full of contrasts and fascinating visits starting with a trip along the Ards Peninsula – a great favorite with holiday makers from all over Northern Ireland. At Portaferry we take a boat across the mouth of Strangford Lough to visit Castle Ward with its 18th century mansion, extensive gardens and grounds, estate walks and for “Game of Thrones” enthusiasts, the location of Winterfell and other scenes. From here it is a short drive to Downpatrick, site of the burial place of St Patrick, Ireland’s patron saint. You will have time for lunch here and perhaps a visit to Down Cathedral or the St Patricks centre. In the afternoon the tour continues along the coast, with the brooding granite peaks of the Mourne Mountains on one side and the Irish sea on the other. After a detour into the heart of the mountains, through an area of traditional farms with their fascinating field patterns and huge stone walls you will reach the coast again on the shores of Carlingford Lough for the final stop of the day. From here you return back across the border and travel south to Dublin arriving around 7pm

$455.56 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Northern Ireland Small-Group Tour from Dublin

Day 1 Departing Dublin at 09:00am you will travel north towards the border with Northern Ireland. From here it is a short journey into the city of Belfast famous for its industrial past and turbulent history. After a short tour of some of the key areas of the city you will arrive in the newly redeveloped Titanic Quarter where you will have time for lunch and perhaps a visit to the award-winning museum. Other options here include a visit to the SS Nomadic, the last surviving White Star Line steamship, the fascinating Titanic’s Dock and Pump-House or perhaps take a black cab tour of the city. Later in the afternoon you will leave the city and travel into the countryside of County Down for a visit to the world famous house and gardens at Mount Stewart before arriving in the seaside resort town of Bangor - your base for the next two nights.Day 2 Today you will follow one of the world’s great driving routes – the Causeway Coastal route through the beautiful scenery of the Antrim Coast and Glens. The tour follows the coast road from Larne to the world famous Giants’ Causeway. Along the way you will makes stops in attractive historic villages such as Glenarm and Ballycastle as well as the scenic attractions such as the Cushendun Caves and the many viewpoints along this stunning coastline. In the afternoon you will have a chance to explore the incredible rock formations at the Giant’s Causeway. Several places along today’s route were used as filming location for the TV series “Game of Thrones” and the last stop of the day will be at the stunning “Dark Hedges” - make sure your camera still has some battery power left! From here you return to Bangor for another night.Day 3 Another day full of contrasts and fascinating visits starting with a trip along the Ards Peninsula – a great favorite with holiday makers from all over Northern Ireland. At Portaferry we take a boat across the mouth of Strangford Lough to visit Castle Ward with its 18th century mansion, extensive gardens and grounds, estate walks and for “Game of Thrones” enthusiasts, the location of Winterfell and other scenes. From here it is a short drive to Downpatrick, site of the burial place of St Patrick, Ireland’s patron saint. You will have time for lunch here and perhaps a visit to Down Cathedral or the St Patricks centre. In the afternoon the tour continues along the coast, with the brooding granite peaks of the Mourne Mountains on one side and the Irish sea on the other. After a detour into the heart of the mountains, through an area of traditional farms with their fascinating field patterns and huge stone walls you will reach the coast again on the shores of Carlingford Lough for the final stop of the day. From here you return back across the border and travel south to Dublin arriving around 7pm.

$437.87 Cultural & Theme Tours

Small Group Giant's Causeway and Game of Thrones From Belfast

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Giant's Causeway, Bushmills, County Antrim, Northern IrelandGIANT’S CAUSEWAY. Stop at the Giant's Causeway (around 1 hour). Explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site with ample time for discovery. Continue to the Giant's Causeway to enjoy around 1 hour exploring the 50,000 interlocking hexagonal stone columns on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. The Causeway consists of 50,000 hexagonal basalt columns formed during a volcanic eruption 60 million years ago.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Ballycastle Harbour, Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern IrelandDepart Belfast for a Fully Guided Private Tour in your very Own Private Modern VW 6 Seat Minivan with Air Conditioning and Privacy Glass of the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Giant's Causeway, including a visit to Carrick-a-rede rope-bridge as well as a visit to Whitepark Bay, Dunluce Castle and Game of Thrones filming sites including the "Dark Hedges" and the beautiful Ballintoy Harbour. Our first stop will be the beautiful and amazing seaside town of Ballycastle for a comfort break before we head to Carrick-a-rede rope-bridge..Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Ballintoy Harbour, Ballintoy, County Antrim, Northern IrelandBallintoy is one of the locations used to film the infamous Game of Thrones television seriesDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Dunluce Castle, Portrush, County Antrim, Northern IrelandDunluce Castle (from Irish: Dún Libhse)[3] is a now-ruined medieval castle in Northern Ireland. It is located on the edge of a basalt outcropping in County Antrim (between Portballintrae and Portrush), and is accessible via a bridge connecting it to the mainland. The castle is surrounded by extremely steep drops on either side, which may have been an important factor to the early Christians and Vikings who were drawn to this place where an early Irish fort once stood.We can stop to look at this beautiful ruined castle and for photo opportunities.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: The Dark Hedges, Ballymoney, County Antrim, Northern IrelandThe Dark Hedges is an avenue of beech trees along Bregagh Road between Armoy and Stranocum in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The trees form an atmospheric tunnel that has been used as a location in HBO's popular television series Game of Thrones, which has resulted in the avenue becoming a tourist attraction.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, Ballintoy, County Antrim, Northern IrelandPrice to cross the bridge is £9 per adult or £4.50 per child.WE DO NOT NEED TO CROSS IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO WE CAN MERELY VISIT THE AREA AND ENJOY THE BEAUTIFUL SCENERY AND THE LOVELY WALK.(WE CAN CUSTOMISE YOUR TOUR TO YOUR OWN PERSONAL CHOICES)Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge was first erected by salmon fishermen in 1755.Trace the line of coast over windswept grasslands and winding rocky paths to Carrick-a-Rede ropebridge. As you cross the bridge, you’ll get a bird’s-eye view of the clear green water and ancient caverns far below – if you dare to look down!Carrick-a-Rede, from the Scottish Gaelic 'Carraig-a-Rade' meaning "The Rock in the Road" - an obstacle for the migrating salmon as they searched for the river in which they were born.Atlantic salmon has been fished at Carrick-a-Rede and Larrybane since 1620. But it was not until 1755 that the first rope bridge between the mainland and Carrick-a-Rede Island was erected to reduce reliance on a boat to reach the island.Duration: 2 hours

$52.30 Cultural & Theme Tours

1 Hour Guided Kayaking Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Ballycastle Beach, Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern IrelandThis tour will take you along Ballycastle Bay where you can get stunning views or Rathlin Island and Mull of Kintyre in scotland.

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