Game of Thrones Self-Drive Ireland Tour - Dublin - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Winter is coming! Step right into the world of Game of Thrones on this epic 7-night tour of Ireland's film locations. 
  • From the iconic Carrick–A–Rede Rope Bridge to the UNESCO-listed Giant's Causeway, you'll see some epic sights on this self-drive tour. 
  • We've included car hire, accommodation at hand-selected 3* and 4* hotels and daily breakfast along the way.

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Your Destination

Visit a captivating country with beautiful landscapes... A land of myth and medieval history, of crystal clear lakes and rugged white cliffs, vast green meadows and ancient woodland. Ireland is steeped in history and can trace its heritage to almost 5,000 thousand years ago. Ireland is also famous for its warm welcome – its“Cead Mile Failte” or “One Hundred Thousand Welcomes”. It is because of these factors that Ireland has been the chosen location for many famous TV shows and movies. In recent times the HBO Box Office hit Game of Thrones has been filmed in the Antrim area of Northern Ireland, other movie greats filmed in Ireland include: The Quiet Man, filmed in Cong, Co. Mayo in 1952, Ryan’s Daughter, filmed in Dingle, Co. Kerry in1970, Far and Away also filmed in Dingle in 1992, Braveheart (1995) filmed in locations around Dublin, Wicklow, Kildare and Meath and the Tudors (2007 to 2010) filmed in Dublin. Discover it all on this amazing tour!

Your Itinerary

Day 1 – Fáilte go hÉireann
Arrive at Dublin Airport and transfer to the city centre for a Dublin City tour. TheNorth 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 Brúna Bóinne is dominated by the three well-known large passage tombs, Knowth, Newgrange and Dowth, built some 5,000years ago in the Neolithic or Late Stone Age. Travelling North, head for Downpatrick, the 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 IrishBreakfast)
Day 3 – Belfast City & Game of Thrones Tour
This morning enjoy a panoramic tour of 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 who 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 spectacularviews, rolling hillsand scenic villages. Next visit Carrick-a-Rede 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 into 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. LeavingDerry 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 Europes finest showcases 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 stream ways 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.

Your Hotels

Our members will stay at the following accommodation (or those of a similar standard) with this offer.

Dublin: Maldron Newlands Cross Hotel 3*
Belfast: Ramada Encore 3*
Antrim: Bushmills Inn 4* [pictured]
Derry: Maldron Hotel 4*
Donegal: Millpark Hotel 4*

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Your Journey

Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Car Hire: Car hire is included in this offer

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Dec
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In More Detail

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This property is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

What's Included

  • 3* & 4* hotels as per itinerary
  • Rooms as per itinerary
  • Room Only
  • Service charges & taxes at existing rates
  • Heritage Island Touring Guide & Explorer Coupon
  • Car hire throughout

Not Included

  • Drinks and other meals not clearly mentioned
  • Surcharge for special requests on food, and meals.
  • Entrance fees, permits and guide service during free time.
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses
  • Surcharge for public holidays

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

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