Drive just two hours north of Dublin, you end up in another vibrant city. Belfast sits in what is politically another country. Northern Ireland is part of the United Kingdom, and so in just two hours you can enter a different jurisdiction, meaning Pounds Sterling are needed for spending money. This Belfast day trip from Dublin will allow you to see the great sights of Belfast and other significant gems of the north. Historical and natural treasures await you!
The Belfast City Tour departs from the Molly Malone statue (outside the old stone church on Suffolk Street). Meet your charming and knowledgeable guide and your fellow travellers. We will head north past Croke Stadium, the port tunnel and Dublin airport. Your guide will give you a fascinating overview of the history behind Northern Ireland, the conflict and its origins.
Titanic Belfast extends over nine interactive galleries, with multiple dimensions to the exhibition, drawing together special effects, dark rides, full-scale reconstructions and innovative interactive features.
After Lunch and a quick visit to the republican museum a local guide will bring small groups on a political taxi tour of West Belfast. Learn of how the peace wall came into existence. This 5.5 meter high wall divides the Loyalist community from the Republican community, your guide will have first hand information on the troubles and the history of this infamous area
To get an insight into what Belfast was like during the troubles, the best way to do this is hear it from the people who were there. Many of the taxi drivers are ex- republican and loyalist fighters and they will take you on a fascinating tour of the city telling you about their personal experience and what they had to endure during these dark years.
Arrive back in Dublin and tell all your friends about your adventure to Northern Ireland!
Irish Day Tours seven-day tours from Dublin, which leave daily, have all been carefully handpicked for their historical, natural, and cultural importance. They run tours to The Cliffs of Moher, Giant’s Causeway, Belfast and Northern Ireland.
Of course, the beauty of seeing Ireland by day tours means your adventure to the four corners of this island will always end up back at your hotel room in Dublin. No need to hire cars, book more hotels, pack and unpack, just simply sit back and take it all in! Irish Day Tours have a fleet of coaches, from nine to 64 seats.
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Irish Day Tours Guides are among the best in the business, all unique in their own way. Some will sound like they’ve swallowed the book on Ireland’s history from the beginning of time, others will sing their way to the coast. Whoever you get, one thing is certain, your adventure with Irish Day Tours will be one you’ll never forget!View Profile
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Our guides are knowledgeable and full of stories about Northern Ireland and her history. Therefore you will learn about the history of rebellion, violence and the journey towards peace in the region. Also there are many more stories to tell about St Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, great mountains and historical sites. If you’re lucky, they might even sing you a song.
First of all, visit East Belfast where we find the birthplace of the ill fated RMS Titanic. Explore one of Ireland’s most visited attractions “The Titanic Belfast” . Titanic Belfast extends over nine interactive galleries, with multiple dimensions to the exhibition, drawing together special effects, dark rides, full-scale reconstructions and innovative interactive features.
Lunch then a quick visit to the Republican museum before being brought on an interesting political taxi tour of the Falls road and Shankhill road. This was one of the most affected areas of Belfast during the troubles which led to the construction of the Peace wall to keep republican and unionist factions apart.
Take some free time to explore Belfast city center and visit some of Belfast’s famous sites before returning to Dublin.