Friday, April 8, 2011

Journey Through Northern Ireland with the Celtic Sojourn

Journey Through Northern Ireland 

Discover the charm and zest of Northern Ireland with our Celtic Sojourn. Northern Ireland is a land of immense variety with wave swept coastal drives, hazy mountains, vast open moorland, loughs and glassy lakes and charming towns. Visit WB Yeats country of Sligo, the charming town of Donegal, the historic and scenic Inishowen Peninsula and the spectacular Malin Head. Experience the magic of the North Antrim coast and take a historical tour of Belfast, its harbor and dock area, where the Titanic and her sister ships were built.

Enjoy a medieval castle banquet and traditional Irish entertainment.

Visit the majestic Cliffs of Moher

Pause for morning tea and scones at Rathbaun Farms

Travel north via Sligo, birthplace of WB Yeats

Continue through Donegal Town.

Visit Glenveagh Castle and National Park

Travel via Buncrana the principal town and resort of the peninsula to Dunree, where we visit the military fort with scenic views over Lough Swilly. The fort has an array of large guns and artifacts from the 20th century. The fort and lough below is of immense historic interest which dates back to the Norsemen, the Angle Normans and the Flight of the Earls.

We continue on via Clonmany, Ballyliffen and Carndonagh where we view the 7th century St. Patrick's Cross.

Our tour continues via Malin to Malin Head, a spectacular headland on Ireland's most northerly point.

We continue on via Coleraine to Portrush on the Atlantic Ocean.

Visit the Giants Causeway museum before we a transferred by a small bus to the Causeway and its volcanic columns, which were formed over 60 million years ago.

Take a historical tour of Belfast, its harbor and dock area, where the Titanic and her sister ships, Britannic and Olympic were built.

This journey through Northern Ireland is not to be missed. Join Celtic Tours on the Celtic Sojourn

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