The Treasures of Northern Ireland tour not only incorporates the best attractions that this area has to offer but provides an unrivalled level of style, indulgence and grandeur with the impeccably chosen contemporary accommodation of the 4* Plaza and Crown Plaza Hotels and historic elegance and charm of the enchanting 4* Cabra Castle Hotel. Enjoy all that Ireland’s capital, medieval and cultural Dublin has to offer. Learn all about the iconic, doomed ship the Titanic at Belfast’s captivating Titanic Experience and marvel at its birthplace on the guided boat tour around the city’s historic ship building harbour
Arrival Day: After joining the coach via one of our departure points or our executive Door2Door service, you will be introduced to your professional driver and whisked away in comfort journeying to Holyhead for our 13:50 ferry crossing to Dublin Port. We aim to arrive at The Plaza Hotel near Dublin in time for you to relax before your evening meal and settle down for your first night.
Dublin & Dundalk: After breakfast we board the coach and leave The Plaza Hotel for a morning of free time exploring the delights of Southern Ireland’s capital, Dublin City. Marvel at the medieval buildings including the 13th Century Dublin Castle, imposing St Patrick’s Cathedral, vibrant shopping centre and unique street art. After lunch, we travel north to our base for the next two nights, the stylish and luxurious Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dundalk.
Belfast: Today we head for a full day visit to Belfast. We start with a visit to the Titanic Experience, located in the very heart of the city. The exhibition extends over nine galleries with multiple dimensions, drawing together special effects, dark rides, full-scale reconstructions and innovative interactive features to explore the Titanic story. Explore the shipyard, travel to the depths of the ocean and uncover the true legend of Titanic in the city where it all began. In the afternoon we are treated to a guided boat tour around Belfast Harbour, where we will learn all about Belfast’s rich maritime heritage and industry, the history of the ship building port which embraces the RMS Titanic story and allows us the view the Titanic Quarter from the water and appreciate the vastness of this important and significant industrial era.
Dundalk & Kingscourt: After breakfast you will have some free time to peruse the pretty streets of Dundalk and marvel at the impressive St Patricks Church. This afternoon, we board the coach and travel the short distance to the town of Kingscourt for the final night of our stay and a night to be treated like Kings and Queens. From the moment you arrive through the 100 acres of beautifully manicured gardens and parkland to the magnificent 19th century 4* Cabra Castle Hotel, you will feel totally welcomed and thoroughly spoiled.
Departure Day: Make the most of the wonderful food that is on offer for breakfast this morning. After a fabulous holiday creating wonderful memories, it's time to bid farewell to your hosts at The Cabra Castle Hotel and beautiful Ireland for your journey home, taking the 15:10 ferry crossing from Dublin Port to Holyhead.
Unmissable Treasures of Northern Ireland tour incorporating one night stay at a historic castle
1 night at 4* Plaza Hotel near Dublin, 2 nights at 4* Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dundalk & 1 night at 19th century 4* Cabra Castle Hotel in Kingscourt
Includes entrance to the Titanic Experience in Belfast and a guided boat tour of the historic ship building harbour, birthplace of the iconic Titanic
Four nights of Traditional Irish Breakfasts and sumptuous evening meals included
All hotels offer comfortable and beautifully decorated en-suite rooms with direct dial telephone and satellite TV