This exciting tour to the top of Ireland features Michael Palin's coastal rail journey to enjoy the dramatic scenery of The Giants Causeway. Wonder at the wild Atlantic seascapes of Malin Head & take an interesting guided tour of Derrys city walls. With accommodation at the Clanree Hotel (this hotel was the wedding location of Daniel O'Donnell) in the Donegal region of Ireland this is a fantastic opportunity to experience the world-renowned 'Irish Charm'. Book Early...
CURRENCY - Currency required for this tour will be the Euro.
PASSPORT - Not required.
The 4 star Clanree Hotel provides a comfortable base and is conveniently located under 2km from Letterkenny town centre and features classically styled rooms, restaurant, bar and a relaxing health and leisure club with gym, 20m pool, jacuzzi, steam room and sauna. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, tea making facilities and Wi-Fi. There is a lift.
Travel via the Galloway coast to Loch Ryan to board the lunchtime Stena Line ferry to Belfast. We then travel to Letterkenny for 4 nights half board accommodation at the Clanree Hotel.
We travel into the Inshowen Peninsula with our local guide. Glorious scenery is guaranteed as we enjoy panoramic ocean views and ancient monuments on our way to Malin Head the most northerly point in the 'Emerald Isle'. Onwards to the historic city of Derry where our guide will provide an interesting insight into the city's tumultuous past with a part walking (on the city walls) and part driving tour.
Today we follow in the footstep of Michael Palin on the fabulous coastal train journey from Londonderry to Coleraine which he describes as 'one of the most beautiful journeys in the world'. We visit the legendary feature that is The Giant's Causeway where we include a visit to the visitor centre. We can walk or take a mini bus down the steep slopes to the amazing volcanic feature.
Today is a scenic excursion via Glenties and Ardara to the south west coast of Donegal, visiting Killybegs (Ireland's Premier Fishing Port) and view the stunning spectacle of Slieve League. We make a stop on return in the town of Donegal.
After breakfast we travel to Belfast for our ferry crossing to Loch Ryan. Arrive home early evening.
4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast, 2 nights live entertainment, Luxury coach travel with onboard toilet & facilities, Ferry travel, Services of experienced tour driver, Guided Tour of Derry, Excursions - include coastal rail journey and entry to Giants Causeway Visitors Centre.
DEPOSIT: £80.00 per person
Single supplement: None