Game of Thrones - Self Drive
Game of Thrones - Self Drive
Game of Thrones - Self Drive

Game of Thrones - Self Drive

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Game of Thrones Enthusiasts Touring Programme

Suggested Touring Itinerary Only - Excludes sightseeing and entrance fees

Supplement applies for travel 10 - 31 December 2023

Day 1: Dublin

Arrive at Dublin Airport and transfer to the city centre for a Dublin City tour. In the afternoon experience a visit to the Guinness Storehouse.
Overnight: Dublin area

Day 2: Dublin - Belfast (B)

This morning depart Dublin and head northwards. Visit Trim Castle which was used to film the York and London scenes for Braveheart. Travelling North, head for Downpatrick, burial ground of Saint Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland and 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

Day 3: Game of Thrones (B)

This morning enjoy a panoramic tour Belfast City. See some of the landmark sites such as City Hall and Queens University. In the afternoon travel from Belfast to the north-east shores of Lough Neagh. 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

Day 4: Belfast - Ballycstle (B)

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 experiencing the spectacular views, rolling hills and scenic villages. Next visit Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge.
Overnight: Ballycastle or Bushmills areas

Day 5: Giant's Causeway and Derry (B)

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

Day 6: Derry - Donegal (B)

This morning take 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

Day 7: Donegal - Dublin (B)

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. Next visit nearby Marble Arch Caves, one of Europe's finest show caves with a fascinating natural underworld of rivers, waterfalls, winding passages and lofty chambers.
Overnight: Dublin area

Day 8: Dublin Departure (B)

Slán Abhaile. Depart to Dublin Airport for your return flight home

Tour Inclusions:

  • Rental Car 8 days, Category B, manual, CDW
  • 7 nights accommodation with full Irish Breakfast

Tour Exclusions:

  • Personal expenses
  • Additional /Optional Tour Costs
  • Hotel Mini Bar
  • Early check in/late check out unless specified
  • Travel Insurance - compulsory
  • Rental Car Insurance
  • Non specified meals
  • Fuel surcharges/Major currency fluctuations
  • Border Fees EUR30 payable locally

Accommodation based on the below or similar


Clayton Hotel Liffey Valley


Ramada by Wyndham Hotel


Bushmills Inn Hotel


White Horse Hotel


Mill Park Hotel


Red Cow Hotel


A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is required at the time of booking. The balance of the tour price is required 35 days prior to your travel date. If you book inside 35 days, full payment will be required at the time of booking. If you cancel between 18 and 34 days prior to your travel date 60% of your tour cost will be charged. Cancellations within 17 days of departures will incur a 100% cancellation charge. All cancellations must be acknowledged in writing.

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Some activities are not suitable for wheelchair passengers and any passenger requiring wheelchair assistance must be accompanied by a fellow traveller that is capable of assisting with all mobility requirements. Maximum of one wheelchair per group, the wheelchair must be fully collapsible. Further wheelchairs may be allowed subject to group size.

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