Ireland South to North: 1 Week

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Trip Details

Route: Dublin Cork Galway Belfast

Duration: 7 nights

Transport: This route is an 8 day trip through Ireland taking you from Dublin to Belfast. You’ll spend 7 nights in overnight accommodation, travelling by bus.

Accessibility: This route is wheelchair accessible

Sustainability: This trip only creates 30.8 kg of carbon emissions! To fly the same route would cost 146.7 ♻️

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Trip Description
The perfect trip for anyone who wants to explore Ireland!

You can’t say you’ve traveled Europe until you’ve been to the Emerald Isle.  This island of natural beauty and the home of pub culture has wonderful old towns, lovely people and lots of greenery. We definitely felt it deserved a package to itself!

Start your trip in the buzzing capital of Ireland. Dublin is a city where magic hides behind every corner. Strolling through the bustling Temple Bar neighbourhood and wandering the narrow cobblestone streets, you’ll soon feel like you’re in another world. Explore the museums (where admission is often free!), go shopping in Kildare Village or take a tour of the famous Guinness Storehouse Factory and get merry on the samples!

Next stop is Cork. Despite being the second largest city in the Republic of Ireland, this charming place still retains the friendliness and community buzz of a a small town. Situated on a hillside surrounded by natural beauty, there is plenty to discover here. Cork is famous for the many music festivals that take place annually (such as the Cork Jazz Festival) where the whole city join to celebrate.

Moving on to Galway! Many only know this Irish city because of the chart-topping Ed Sheeran song – however, full of colourful houses, quirky streets, quaint pubs and stylish restaurants, this is not a place to miss. Check out Quay Street and High Street, where locals meet for pints and street music during the evenings. Galway is famous for its nightlife, so make sure you dive right in! A day trip to the Cliffs of Moher is also a must before heading to your last destination.

Last but not least you’ll be visiting the capital of Northern Ireland, Belfast. Although the city is the second largest on the Irish Island after Dublin, it is often forgotten when it comes to scouting out destinations for that next big urban adventure. The most famous and luxurious ship in the world, the Titanic, was built here and the region around the city was a key filming location for HBO’s Game of Thrones. It is also the perfect base for a day trip to the world famous Giants Causeway and the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge if you have time.

Take this trip around Ireland to discover the true meaning of Irish charm!

What's Included?

  • All overland transport tickets from the first to the last city, as shown in the key.
  • Accommodation in top-rated, centrally located hostels or hotels, tested by us
  • Walking directions between the stations and your booked accommodation.
  • Optional walking tours, pub crawls and other activities at our partner hostels.
  • A personalised travel booklet with maps, language guides, top tips, and more.
  • Exclusive discounts on attractions across Europe.
  • Peace of mind with alternative travel included if there is a strike or similar disruption.
  • Access to our 24hr emergency phone number while you’re away.
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Dublin (2 nights)

Dublin may be one of Europe’s smaller capital cities, but it has been known to steal the heart of its visitors. With something for everyone, Ireland’s capital is famous for stunning cathedrals, haunted places, pubs with live music, historical museums, and hidden attractions.

Highlights

    Party like the Irish at the Temple Bar Area

    Visit the Guinness Storehouse Factory

    Take a Tour of the Old James Distillery

    Bus To Cork – 3 hours

Cork (1 night)

Although it might not be as popular a tourist destination as Dublin, the second-largest city in Ireland has a lot to offer visitors. From bustling markets to beautiful parks, art galleries and architectural sights, any culture and travel lover will find something they’ll love in Cork.

Highlights

    Wander around the Old English Market

    Visit the St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral

    Enjoy the stunning nature on the Ballycotton Cliff Walk

    Bus To Galway – 3 hours

Galway (2 nights)

With its tangled lanes and colourful shopfronts curving around Galway Bay, this vibrant city is one of Ireland’s most picturesque destinations. Bolstered by an energetic student population, it’s also one of the island’s most vibrant communities, with live music, atmospheric pubs, a seafood-driven culinary scene and a jam-packed calendar of events Galway is a must see!

Highlights

    Join the locals bouncing from Pub to Pub

    Make a day trip to the Cliffs of Moher

    Dive into the seafood-driven culinary scene

    Buses To Belfast – 6 hours

Belfast (2 nights)

Belfast is the capital and largest city in Northern Ireland, and there are so many things to do! The city offers a lively historic city center, the famous Titanic Quarter, fun pubs, excellent museums, hundreds of street murals, beautiful gardens and green spaces with wonderful Victorian architecture.

Highlights

    Take a photo of the Great Walls of Belfast

    Make a day trip to the Giants Causeway

    Visit the museum dedicated to the famous shipwreck Titanic

 

How to get there

All you need to arrange is flight or ferry to Dublin and a flight or ferry home from Belfast – we’ll take care of the rest! If you prefer, we can include travel to and from Britain so that you don’t have to arrange any flights at all! Just ask us and we’ll be happy to price this up for you.