Based in the centrally located Ramada Encore Belfast, this break is perfect for exploring Northern Ireland’s capital city. Stroll through the heart of Belfast, discovering the Cathedral Quarter, the historic docks and everything this vibrant city has to offer. Plus, enjoy an excursion to the wondrous Giant’s Causeway and marvel at the unique formation.
The Ramada Encore hotel is located in the heart of Belfast city centre, with many of the main attractions just a short walk away.
Full Day: A wonderful day ahead as we journey north along County Antrim's beautiful coastal road, taking in the stunning scenery before reaching awesome Giant's Causeway.
Free time to explore the cosmopolitan city of Belfast at leisure. Keen shoppers should head to the central shopping area running from Donegall Place to Royal Avenue where you will find more than enough to satisfy your appetite! Or visit St George's Market, which boasts a speciality food and farm market. After all that retail therapy there is still so much to see and do such as City Hall, Queen's University and the Cathedral, or simply sit back and relax.
Today we travel to vibrant Belfast, famous for industry and with a turbulent past which we'll learn about on a city tour. After lunch we'll explore the Titanic Quarter, where one of the most famous ships in history was built and launched. It's then off towards the Giant's Causeway, travelling through the beautiful scenery of the Antrim Coast and Glens and past Ballycastle. Said to be the remains of a causeway across the sea built by Finn McCool in order to fight the giant Benandonner who lived across the sea in Scotland. After visiting the causeway we continue onto Portrush where we stay for the night.
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