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$37.82 Cultural & Theme Tours

Game of Thrones, Westeros, and Giant's Causeway from Belfast

The first stop will be Carncastle (Nights Watch Beheading). It was here on the windswept Antrim Plateau that Game of Thrones kicked off in dramatic fashion with Ned Stark beheading the Night’s Watch deserter, witnessed by Jon Snow, Theon Greyjoy, and the Stark brothers Robb and Bran; and where Catelyn captures Tyrion Lannister whom she suspects of trying to kill her son. When Bran, Rickon, Osha, and Hodor head north to The Wall it is also from the land above Cairncastle that they take a last look back at Winterfell. The second stop will be Cushendun Caves (birth to the shadow baby). The Caves at Cushendun were formed over a period of 400 million years and extreme weather conditions in Ireland. They are found just beyond the beautiful coastal village of Cushendun and we access them by foot next to the Bay Hotel and Cave House.There will then be a comfort break at Carnlough.The tour will then go to Larrybane, Carrick-a-Rede (Storm’s End). Located along the stunning North Coast close to Carrick-Rede Rope Bridge, this area is exceptional in is natural beauty. Larrybane headland, which once stretched out towards Sheep Island and had a promontory fort on the top dating to 800AD, had large caves underneath which once served as home to boat builders and a safe resting place from winter storms. Despite having been quarried in the 1950′s this quarry is still worth a visit for its exceptional views. Fans will recognize this location as Storm’s End.The next stop will be Ballintoy Harbour (The Iron Islands). As you come over the Knocksoghey Brae from Ballycastle or in from Whitepark Bay you are greeted by spectacular views, each one featuring Ballintoy Church. This stunning seaside location has been used for exterior Pyke shots and as the Iron Islands.After Ballintoy Harbour the tour will make its way to the Giant's Causeway. The 'Game of Thrones' itinerary is a great way to discover some key filming locations of the show along the stunning Causeway Coast of Northern Ireland. Plotting a path through the scenic splendor of the Seven Kingdoms, it takes you to where so many of the pivotal scenes were shot. The Game of Thrones itinerary not only brings to life the drama of the series, but also provides a front row seat at locations steeped in local myth and legend, where ancient warriors walked long before leading men. Thus, no tour would be complete without a stop at the Giants Causeway! The last stop for the day is The Dark Hedges. This beautiful avenue of beech trees has been used as the location for the Kingsroad in the hit show. It was planted by the Stuart family in the eighteenth century and intended as a compelling landscape feature to impress visitors as they approached the entrance to their Georgian mansion, Gracehill House. Two centuries later, the Dark Hedges remain a magnificent sight and have become one of the most photographed natural phenomena in Northern Ireland.

$345.91 Cultural & Theme Tours

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

Day 1: Dublin – Belfast Make 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 Hotel Day 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.

$45.65 Cultural & Theme Tours

Premium Game of Thrones Locations Evening Tour

Jump onboard your luxury coach in central Belfast at 12pm, giving you plenty of time on the morning of your tour.First stop will be Carnlough. Carnlough Harbour is where Arya Stark was repeatedly stabbed by the waif. Arya then jumps into the freezing water to escape and crawls up the steps into the streets of Braavos.Next stop will be Cushendun where we visit the cave which featured Melisandre giving birth to the Shadow Assassin!Next on the itinerary is the Dark Hedges. Possibly the most recognisable of the locations where Arya Stark makes her escape down the Kings Road. You will get the opportunity to great photos with our cloaks and swords at this location.Even though there was no filming of the hit HBO series at the Giant's Causeway, no trip to County Antrim is complete without a stop at the Causeway. Included in the price of the tour is the admission to the Giant's Causeway Visitors Centre and an optional free walking tour or self guided multilingual tour.Everyone will be ready for a hearty meal by this stage, so the next stop will be at a local restaurant which offers a great value local menu to choose from (Meal not included in price of tour)After dinner it's time to cross the Carrik-A-Rede Rope Bridge. You cannot be this close without taking the opportunity to make this crossing- but please don't do a Balon Greyjoy! The cost of the crossing is included in the price of the tour.The dramatic setting of Dunluce Castle makes a great photo stop before the coach points back towards Belfast for the most direct route to arrive in the city by approximately 10.30pm

$1052.78 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Game of Thrones Westeros Way 8 Day Tour

Day 1: Arrive in Belfast - You begin your holiday on arrival to your accommodation in Belfast. If you arrive early you can use this time to take a Black Taxi Tour of the city, visit the Titanic experience or the Botanic Gardens. Day 2: Game of Thrones Bus Tour and Winterfell Experience - Today you will travel South from Belfast on a bus tour exploring some of the locations located around Carlingford Lough & the Mourne Mountains. Overnight in Belfast. Walk Details: The tour will include two treks, totalling 6km during the day.  Day 3: Dothraki Sea in the Glens of Antrim - As you travel east towards Larne you will pass along a section of the Antrim Way, Shillanavoghy Valley, which is know to Game of Thrones fans as the Dothraki Sea. Overnight in Larne.  Walk Details:  Distance: 16kms.  Duration: 5hours.   Day 4: Harrenhall & Winterfell - You will hike North, with the route starting with a gentle climb as we contour around Agnews Hill, continuing along to the Sallagh Braes. From here you will follow the Ulster Way north along a beautiful ridgeline, until you descend into the quaint village of Glenarmm. Overnight in Cushendall.  Walk Details: Distance: 20kms. Duration: 6hours.  D ay 5:   Melisandre's Cave, Renly's Camp, Road to Pike & The Stormlands: En route to Ballycastle, your driver will stop at Cushendun to allow you visit Cushendun Caves, where Melisandre gave birth to the dark spirit. After you see the caves you will be transferred to Murlough Car Park to start your walk on Fairhead. More importantly though you will follow in the footsteps of King Renly, visiting his Camp at Murlough Bay. Overnight in Ballycastle.  Walk Details: Distance: 12kms. Duration: 3hours.  Day 6: Iron Islands and Giants Causeway - Walk the world famous Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge – the scene of Balon Greyjoy’s death . As you continue west, you will come to the Giants Causeway, which may not have appeared in the show yet, but has to be visited on any trip to the Northern Coast. Bushmills for your overnight.  Walk Details: Distance: 18kms. Duration: 4.5hours.  Day 7: Castle Greyjoy and Coast of Dorne - Not long after starting off you will come to Castle Greyjoy (Dunluce Castle), the first of your iconic locations today. At the end of your hike, along this stunning coastline, you will come to Portstewart Promenade. Walk Details: Distance: 19 kms  Day 8: Departure - Following a hearty breakfast you will bid farewell to the North, getting the bus south to Belfast for your return home, be it by plane, ship or Dragon!

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