No trip to this wonderful neck of the woods is complete without a visit to the amazing coastal rock formations known as the Giant’s Causeway, now Ireland’s most visited tourist attraction.
Highlights include: • Giant’s Causeway • Donegal • Bushmills Irish Whiskey • Derryveagh Mountains • Belleek Pottery
Sunday: From local departure points we travel to Scotland for our overnight stop.
Monday: We take the ferry to Belfast and onward across country to our hotel.
Tuesday: A day to relax and explore at leisure.
Wednesday: A memorable full day circular tour takes us through the mountains via the Barnesmore Gap, to Donegal Town, a renowned centre for tweed and knitwear, before heading to the little touring centre of Dungloe, the principal town of the Rosses – recognised as one of Europe’s most beautiful coastlines. We continue home via the village of Kincasslagh and through the heart of the Derryveagh Mountains and the spectacular white peak of Mount Errigal.
Thursday: A fascinating full day excursion to County Antrim. We pass the dramatic clifftop Dunluce Castle to visit the unique Giant’s Causeway, said to have been the work of the legendary Celtic giant, Finn McCool. Learn about the Causeway - often referred to as the ‘eighth wonder of the world’ - at the visitor centre. We also take time to visit Bushmills Irish Whiskey for a fascinating guided tour.
Friday: This morning to Belleek, where we visit the world renowned Belleek Pottery and join a tour showcasing the craftsmanship involved in producing this most intricate and detailed porcelain (8 day holidays only).
Saturday: An early start today as we make our way back to Belfast for the crossing to the Scottish mainland and onward to our overnight stop.
Sunday: Our Irish adventure draws to a close.
Please note: On seven day holidays the excursion to Belleek is omitted. Return home on Saturday.
Kee’s Hotel, Stranorlar
Family run for four generations the Kee’s Hotel is situated in the centre of Stranorlar. *** (ITB) • En-suite bedrooms • Indoor swimming pool • Full breakfast and three course evening dinner plus tea or coffee • Lift • Free Wi-Fi
Single room supplement: 7 days £59, 8 days £79
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- Free local joining points
- Collect Coach Miles™
- All coach travel
- Reserved seats on tour coaches
- Tour Manager escorted
- Return ferry crossings
- Hotel accommodation and board as stated
- Excusions/Itinerary as stated
- Admission fees and entertainment if stated
- Complete luggage handling