Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge is currently open with pre-booking online before travelling to the site strongly recommended. The site is open to visitors, however vehicular access is limited to a 2m height barrier, and we are unable to accept group bookings at this time. For full details and to book visit National Trust

This three-day Belfast sightseeing itinerary takes in the best of Belfast City, the surrounding area, and the Causeway Coastal route, making it the perfect combination of city break and outdoor exploring.

Day 1 - Morning

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Quirky Belfast tours

A quirky and unique city tour of Belfast is the perfect way to start any itinerary. There is a great selection of tours which will allow visitors to experience the history and heritage of Northern Ireland in a truly unique way, hop into a taxi and get transported back in time, or head on a tasty walking tour around Belfast.

Day 1 - Afternoon

Family Fun at Mount Stewart

Mount Stewart

Mount Stewart is one of the most inspiring and unusual gardens in the National Trust’s ownership. Engaging tours of the opulent house reveal its fascinating heritage and historic world-famous artefacts and artwork. The mild climate of Strangford Lough allows astonishing levels of planting experimentation. The formal areas exude a strong Mediterranean feel and resemble an Italian villa landscape; the wooded areas support a range of plants from all corners of the world, ensuring something to see whatever the season.

Day 1 - Evening

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Seafood in Belfast

Seeing as we are on one almighty island, it’s no wonder we have some of the best seafood. Whether you’re a seafood lover or you’re looking to taste a wide selection of shellfish for the first time, there are plenty of places to choose from in Belfast.

Day 2 - Morning

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Titanic Belfast

A visit to Titanic Belfast is the ideal way to start a day of sightseeing in Belfast. In this state-of-the-art interactive exhibition, visitors uncover the true story of the RMS Titanic, from her conception in Belfast in the early 1900s, through her construction and launch, to her famous maiden voyage and subsequent place in history.

Maritime Weekender

Maritime Mile

Steep yourself in Belfast’s rich maritime heritage, along the Maritime Mile. The Maritime Mile is a curated experience that connects and celebrates Belfast’s vibrant heritage waterfront for everyone. It represents one navigational mile of water and 10 kilometres of accessible, connected waterfront, where local people and visitors can walk, cycle, run and play in the footsteps of giants as they explore Belfast’s, iconic waterfront.

Day 2 - Afternoon

Hinch Distillery Tours

Whiskey Tours and Experiences

Why not see what whiskey experiences are available in Belfast and the surrounding area during your visit, you will be guaranteed to have a sensational time. Head to a local distillery or take a whiskey walking tour around Belfast city centre.

Day 2 - Evening

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Duke of York

Take a walk through the cobbled streets of the Cathedral Quarter and visit the Duke of York. You’ll have no trouble finding the beautifully festooned street full of lights and flowers, that is host to this traditional pub. Snap a selfie then get inside for a warm welcome, good music and a selection of great drinks.

Day 3 - Morning & Afternoon

J&K Conference

Enjoy a Causeway Tour

Take a guided tour by taxi or coach along the beautiful North Antrim Coast and stop off at the historical Giant’s Causeway. Explore the science, myth and legends that surround this natural wonder. Discover the story for yourself.

The Giant's Causeway

The Giant's Causeway

Spend the day on the North Coast visiting The Giant’s Causeway-the setting is a spectacular, dynamic coastal landscape of Atlantic waves and rugged cliffs. The Causeway forms a jagged headland of neatly packed columns which point towards Scotland. Visitors can walk along the basalt columns which are at the edge of the sea, just over 1km from the entrance to the site. They say the Giant’s Causeway was the stomping ground of giant Finn McCool, who lived in these parts nearly two thousand years ago. How else can you explain the chimney stacks that mark his house, the organ he built for his musical son Oisín or the giant boot he left on the shore?

Day 3 - Evening

Galgorm Spa and Golf Resort Offer 1 Night Dining Esc

The River Room at the Galgorm

The River Room embodies the ethos of Galgorm in its menu and dishes offering a unique and memorable dining experience. It is one of four restaurants in Northern Ireland to be awarded 3 AA Rosettes for culinary excellence. Chef Chris Rees creates dishes that are true to the ingredients, showcasing local artisan producers with menus that change daily. The menus are packed with seasonal ingredients sourced from carefully selected local suppliers and the Resort’s very own kitchen garden, all imaginatively served to complement an extensive wine list.

Need assistance planning an itinerary?

Visit Belfast has a team dedicated to assisting travel professionals planning individual or group travel programmes. If you have questions about the itinerary above, would like to be introduced to the trade contacts at any of the venues, or would like further ideas to customise your clients itinerary, then contact the travel trade team today for more information:

Email: traveltrade@visitbelfast.com
Telephone: +44 (0) 28 9023 9026

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