Ireland's second biggest city and some may say the most interesting
of the lot. A history that most cities in the world would
scream out for you surely will have a great time up here.
The river Lagan runs right through the middle of this city
and walking by the river gives you an opportunity to see the
old and new of this city. At the moment they are building
the new Titanic Quarter which will rejuvenate the port part
of the city and really bring it into the 21st century.
We leave from the tourist office on Suffolk Street,
the building that used to be a church at 8:00 am. Early start
but you have a great day ahead of you so it will be worth
your while!. Our first stop of the day will be Drogheda, a
historic town with history that some towns would be jealous
of. Don't mention the name of Cromwell here as your guide
will tell you. You will get to visit Oliver Plunkett's decapitated
head in St. Peter's Church before making our way towards Monasterboice.
Monasterboice is a wonderful setting in the countryside.
It is a monastery with a round tower, Ireland's second highest
cross and some Ogham scripture.
We will now be leaving the Republic and our first
stop in Northern Ireland will be a very old dolmen called
Proleek Dolmen, where you will have the opportunity to find
out your true love!
You will arrive in Belfast City around 12 o clock
midday and will have time for a coffee and lunch before you
meet your new guides who will take you around the city in
an open top bus to all the main areas of the city with a humorous
angle of the city. You will learn a lot about the architecture,
cultural aspects, sport, politics and about the energy that
the city has now got. You will be guided by a local Belfast
guide on this part of the tour. We believe in supporting the
local community everywhere we go and for the guest, we believe
that you will get the most out of the tour listening to a
You will have lunch in a traditional pub in Belfast
and have free time to walk around the city before been taking
on your political/cultural tour with a local guide.
Your local tour will take you to Stormont, the
parliament of Northern Ireland, City Hall, The yard where
the Titanic was built, Falls Road and also the Shankill Road
before making your way to the Republican museum. We are the
only company that has access to this amazing museum. Your
guide will talk about their experiences through the troubles
and where they are now as regards cross community relations
and development with the communities. This is an extremely
interesting and eye opening tour. You will visit the peace
wall, giving you the opportunity to see the very wall that
divides the two communities even to this day. You will visit
the Falls Road and also the Shankill Road, homes to thousands
of nationalist and loyalist families. These drivers lived
through some of the darkest times in Irish history when it
was really dangerous to be in that profession. This is one
day that you will not forget.
We are the only day tour company that has access
to the Republican museum in Belfast and you will be visiting
this amazing insight into the history of Belfast and the troubles
on our tour.
At 5 pm we will be making our way back to Dublin.
Expect to arrive back in Dublin by 8:00 pm at the latest.
Enjoy a pint and relax back in the capital!