Game of Thrones Tour & Ireland's Movies

7 night Pre-booked Tour – ‘The Silver Screen on Emerald Green’
Featuring current hit TV show “Game of Thrones”

Day 1 – Fáilte go hÉireann
Arrive at Dublin Airport and transfer to
the city centre for a Dublin City tour. The
North Side of the city offers striking
monuments such as the GPO (General
Post Office) on O’Connell Street & the
Phoenix Park, the largest public park in
Europe. The cities south side appears
more sophisticated with its vast Georgian
squares & is home to Trinity College,
Dublin Castle & two Anglican Cathedrals.
Finally today you will enjoy a visit to the
Guinness Storehouse.
Overnight: Dublin area (Bed & Full Irish
Breakfast)

Day 2 – Dublin to Belfast
This morning depart Dublin and head
northwards. Visit Trim Castle which was
used to film the York and London scenes
for Braveheart. Next you will visit the
nearby Bru na Boinne and Newgrange.
The archaeological landscape within Brú
na Bóinne is dominated by the three wellknown
large passage tombs, Knowth,
Newgrange and Dowth, built some 5,000
years ago in the Neolithic or Late Stone
Age. Travelling North, head for
Downpatrick, burial ground of Saint
Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland & visit
Castle Ward, to visit some of the set of
Game of Thrones, series one.
Continue on to Belfast for the night.
Overnight: Belfast area (Bed & Full Irish
Breakfast)

Day 3 – Belfast City & Game of Thrones
Tour
This morning enjoy a panoramic tour
Belfast City. See some of the landmark
sites such as City Hall and Queens
University. Visit The Titanic Belfast
Experience; a dramatic, innovative and
exciting presentation of the real story of
the Titanic. This state-of-the-art exhibition
takes visitors on a journey through the life
of the Titanic, from her conception in
Belfast in the early 1900s, to her famous
maiden voyage and tragic end. In the
afternoon travel from Belfast to the northeast
shores of Lough Neagh and Shane’s
Castle. Built in 1345 by a member of the
royal house of O’Neill, the castle ruins and
its 2600-acre demesne near Randalstown
was the scene of extensive filming for the
Game of Thrones series (visitors not
allowed inside the castle or estate).
Outside the village of Ballygally lies
Cairncastle the location for many other
scenes from Game of Thrones. Cairncastle
has its own tale of the nobleman
supposedly drowned along the coastline in
1588 as part of the ill-fated Spanish
Armada. Return to Belfast.
Overnight: Belfast area (Bed & Full Irish
Breakfast)

Day 4 – Belfast to Ballycastle
This morning leave Belfast and travel
towards the picturesque town of Glenarm
on the north Antrim coastline the setting
of many Game of Thrones scenes. Time
permitting, pay a visit to Steensons
Jewellers in the village, producer of many
of the jewels
featured in the hit
TV Series. Continue
on along the Antrim
coastline enjoying
the spectacular
views, rolling hills
and scenic villages.
Next visit Carrick-aRede
Rope Bridge. One of Northern
Ireland’s most famous landmarks, the
bridge is suspended across a 20-metre
chasm between the mainland and the tiny
Carrick Island, with a 23-metre drop to the
water below.
Overnight: Ballycastle or Bushmills areas
(Bed & Full Irish Breakfast)

Day 5 – Giants Causeway, Bushmills &
Derry
No visit to the north of Ireland would be
complete without calling in to the Giants
Causeway which is a UNESCO World
Heritage Site. Made up of a network of
approximately 40,000 basalt columns
projecting into the ocean, the Giant’s
Causeway forms several miles of
Northern Ireland’s Causeway
Coastal route. Later visit Bushmills
Distillery – one of the world’s oldest
distilleries.
Overnight: Derry area (Bed & Full
Irish Breakfast)

Day 6 – Derry to Donegal
This morning enjoy a walking tour of
the walled city of Derry. Leaving
Derry you will travel to Donegal,
where you can visit Glenveagh
National Park and Glenveagh Castle.
Situated in the Northwest of Co.
Donegal, Glenveagh encompasses
some 16,000 hectares in the heart
of the Derryveagh Mountains. Drive
by the nearby Glenties, where Brian
Friel’s play “Dancing at Lughnasa”
was filmed.
Overnight: Donegal area (Bed & Full
Irish Breakfast)

Day 7 – Donegal to Dublin
This morning commence your return
journey to Dublin. Travelling south
through the Fermanagh Lake
District, visit Castle Coole, a
magnificent 18th- century mansion
and landscape park. Castle Coole is
one of Ireland's finest Neo-classical
houses, allowing visitors to glimpse
what life was like in the home of the
Earls of Belmore. Next visit nearby
Marble Arch Caves, one of Europe's
finest showcaves with a fascinating
natural underworld of rivers,
waterfalls, winding passages and
lofty chambers.
Lively and informative guides
conduct tours past a bewildering
variety of cave formations -
stalactites glisten above streamways
and chambers while fragile mineral
veils and cascades of creamy calcite
coat walls and spread as shimmering
terraces across rock strewn floors.
Overnight: Dublin area (Bed & Full
Irish Breakfast)

Day 8 – Farewell
Slán Abhaile. Transfer to Dublin
Airport for your return flight home.

Highlights:
 Guinness Storehouse
 Trim Castle
 Bru na Boinne & Newgrange
Castle Ward
 Titanic Belfast
 Shane’s Castle (e
 Cairncastle
 Carrick – A – Rede Rope Bridge
 Giants Causeway
 Bushmills Distillery
 Glenveagh National Park
 Castle Coole
 Marble Arch Caves

Services Include:
 7 nights at 3 & 4 Star Hotels
with full Irish breakfast each
morning
 Service charges & taxes at
existing rates
Heritage Island Touring Guide
& Explorer Coupon
Services Not Included:
 Transportation
 Optional Excursion Package
Example Hotels+
:
 Dublin – 3* Maldron Newlands Cross Hotel
 Belfast – 3* Ramada Encore
 Antrim – 4* Bushmills Inn
 Derry – 4* Maldron Hotel
 Donegal – 4* Millpark Hotel

Prices

LOW SEASON MID SEASON HIGH SEASON
01 JAN- 31 MAR

01 Nov - 31 Dec

APR - OCT MAY - SEP
DOUBLE $1399 $1479 $1599
SINGLE $2299 $2399 $2349