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Welcome to your Northern Ireland discovery. Pick up your car at Dublin Airport and head north to Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland and a wonderful starting point for your magical adventure. A great introduction to this city is a Hop-On Hop-Off tour.

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Europa Hotel

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Belfast

Your Hop-On-Hop-Off pass is still valid for continuing your discovery of the city’s living history and its famous landmarks. Stop at Titanic Belfast, where this famous ship’s life is revealed from her conception, construction , and ill-fated maiden voyage on the very shores where she got her start. Even see some famous Game of Thrones filming locations in this diverse city that offers something for everyone.  

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Europa Hotel

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Full Breakfast

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Titanic Belfast

Why not start your day by visiting Winterfell (otherwise known as Castle Ward) on the shores of Strangford Lough? A must for any Game of Thrones fan, here you can meet real-life ‘Direwolves’ and try your hand at archery and axe throwing. Afterwards, continue the Game of Thrones theme with a stop at the Dark Hedges – an iconic avenue of trees that was used as ‘the Kingsroad’ on the show. Next, head to Ballygally Castle – your home for the night, built on the side of a 17th-century castle on the tip of the Causeway Coastal Route.

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Ballygally Castle Hotel

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Full Breakfast

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Antrim Coast, Giants Causeway, Dark Hedges

Prepare to be mesmerized by the beauty of the Antrim Coast. As you travel the winding Coastal Causeway Route, you’ll soon see why it’s regularly rated in the top five Irish road trips. Weave through the picturesque villages and stunning scenery of the Glens of Antrim to the ancient and legendary basalt columns of the Giant’s Causeway. Enjoy a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience on a leisurely walking tour with a Local Specialist, who will share their deep knowledge of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Next, drop by Bushmills Distillery, the oldest of its kind in the world to meet the master craftsmen who are custodians of more than four hundred years of traditional distilling knowledge. Enjoy a more stunning seaside view as you continue your journey along the Antrim Coast to Londonderry, a vibrant city steeped in history and culture. 

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Bishop's Gate Hotel

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Full Breakfast

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Giant's Causeway, Bushmills Distillery

Join a Local Specialist for a walking tour along the 17th-century ramparts and through the winding streets of Londonderry. Pass famous murals, medieval weaponry and learn about the recent and ancient history of this unique location – hearing tales of what it was like growing up here through the eyes of a local along the way.

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Bishop's Gate Hotel

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Full Breakfast

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Londonderry

Journey to Fermanagh's Lakelands. Explore Enniskillen, with its castle and bridges, on the banks of Lough Erne. Join your Lough Erne Water Taxi and learn the stories of the locals from a different perspective. 

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Manor House Hotel

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Full Breakfast

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Fermanagh, Lough Erne

Set off on your return journey south. As you travel along the banks of Lough Erne in Fermanagh, why not stop at the Hill of Tara, the seat of the High Kings of Ireland? For your last night, stay in one of our historic properties on Dublin’s Doorstep.

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Dunboyne Castle Hotel

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Full Breakfast

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Hill of Tara, Dublin’s Doorstep

Make your way to Dublin airport for your flight home, go n-ardóidh an bóthar chun bualadh leat – may the road rise to meet you.  

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Full Breakfast

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What's Included?

Range of Hertz rental car options available from airport and city locations

Your selection of hand-selected accommodations from B&B’s to castles, manors and hotels

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Your selection of pre-organized sightseeing

Full breakfast included daily

*Trip USD Pricing for this itinerary is low $1594, mid $1657 and high $2016 based on the following effective from dates: Low - 02 January, Mid - 01 October, High - 01 July. Price is per person, land only and based on double occupancy. Subject to availability; varies by inclusions and travel dates. CST#2084503-20

^Trip CAD Pricing for this itinerary is low $1979, mid $2054 and high $2501 based on the following effective from dates: Low - 02 January, Mid - 01 October, High - 01 July. Price is per person, land only and based on double occupancy. Subject to availability; varies by inclusions and travel dates. All prices and itineraries are subject to change until all services have been confirmed and paid in full. For up to date pricing contact your Brendan Vacations Celtic Expert. BN#776064719 | TICO # R50025597 and W50025598