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Belfast City Breaks

Northern Ireland's capital has seen vast regeneration of late and is now a buzzing city with cutting edge restaurants and bars. Yet Belfast is rightly proud of its fascinating Victorian industrial heritage and unique Titanic connection.

Travel Information

Flights are included in the cost of your break but you will need to make your own way between the airport and your hotel. Buses run from both airports to the centre taking 1 hour from Belfast International airport or 20 minutes from Belfast City airport. Taxis are readily available and prices range from £15-40 approx.

Belfast city map
 

Must See

 

must see in belfast

Titanic Belfast The Titanic Quarter is a huge regeneration project built on the old Harland and Wolff shipyard, the centre piece of which with by Titanic Belfast. Housed in an iconic new building and featuring state of the art technology, the exhibition is an interactive journey through Belfast's history and the Titanic story. 

Belfast Castle Overlooking the city on the slopes of Cave Hill, 400ft above sea level, this beautiful sandstone building has undergone an extensive restoration project.

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Must Do

must do in belfast

Named after Queens University, the laid back Queen's Quarter is home to Ulster Museum and Belfast's Botanic Gardens, a green oasis in the city.

Discover Belfast's splendid Victorian architecture beginning with the classical City Hall and ending with a pint in the flamboyant Crown Liquor Saloon, still lit with gas lamps.

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Food & Drink

food and drink in belfast

Belfast has restaurants, pubs and cafes throughout the city, so it won't be hard to find something to suit both your taste and your pocket. The famous Golden Mile is still the place for restaurants, but try the Cathedral Quarter for lively pubs. The more adventurous can seek out the alleyways of the Entries for a typical Irish pub, full of atmosphere and character.

 

 


Shopping

shopping in belfast

For retail therapy try the main shopping thoroughfare that runs from Donegal Place to Royal Avenue, or the new Victoria Square centre. For chic boutiques, head to the south of the city to Lisburn Road in the Queen's Quarter.



 


Excursions

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Titanic Belfast

This state of the art visitor experience tells the story of Titanic from Belfast’s perspective.   Titanic Belfast® extends over nine galleries, with multiple dimensions to the exhibition, drawing together special effects, dark rides, full-scale reconstructions and innovative interactive features to explore the Titanic story in a fresh and insightful way; from her conception in Belfast in the early 1900s, through her construction and launch, to her infamous maiden voyage and catastrophic demise. The journey goes beyond the aftermath of the sinking, to the discovery of the wreck and continues into the present day with a live undersea exploration centre.

Departs: Daily.  Adults from: £12.50

Cresta offer: Cresta customers receive one complimentary entry per person for bookings of flight and accommodation packages for three nights or more.
 

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