Donegal's Wild Atlantic Way and the Causeway Coast
Enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Inishowen Peninsula and the Glenveagh National Park, in addition to a trip across the border to the Antrim Coast on this tour based in the popular seaside town of Buncrana. Our itinerary is based upon Sunday or Monday arrivals in Buncrana and sailings from Cairnryan. Crossings from Holyhead to Dublin and overnight stops can be arranged, if required.
Giant's Causeway • Inishowen Peninsula • Malin Head • Glenveagh National Park • Lough Swilly
Day 1 Ferry crossing via Cairnryan and on to Buncrana.
Day 2 Enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Inishowen Peninsula today, with its traditional villages and unspoilt beaches. Experience breathtaking views from Malin Head, the most northerly point in Ireland before continuing around the coast for an informative tour of Dunree Fort, an excellent relic of military history with outstanding views across Lough Swilly.
Day 3 A long, but worthwhile day into Northern Ireland for a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Giant's Causeway. Explore the fascinating basalt stone columns left by volcanic eruptions 60 million years ago or, as legend would have it, the stepping stones of the giant Finn McCool! The state of the art visitor centre offers an enhanced visitor experience. Handheld multimedia devices provide a flavour of this history, stories and experiences of the Causeway. During high season, it is possible to include a circular route on this day with a ferry crossing across Lough Foyle. Please contact us for details.
Day 4 Inland this morning to the Glenveagh National Park for a guided tour of Glenveagh Castle. Learn about its fascinating history before spending time in the renowned Gardens which boast a multitude of exotic plants. This afternoon, spend time at leisure in Buncrana, Letterkenny or Derry.
Day 5 Ferry crossing to Scotland and homeward journey.
All tours are tailored to your requirements and can be adapted for travel by coach and/or air as you prefer
Inishowen Gateway Hotel, Buncrana
Overlooking the Majestic Lough Swilly and only a short drive from the centre of the popular seaside town of Buncrana, the hotels well-appointed bedrooms and inviting public areas make this the perfect base from which to explore this region of Ireland.
• 3 star • 80 bedrooms • Lift
• Leisure Facilities
• Indoor swimming pool
• Coach parking
Your tour includes:
• Return ferry crossings
• 4 nights half board in County Donegal with:
Porter service, Full Irish breakfast
3 course dinner with choice and tea/coffee
• Guided tour of Dunree Fort
• Admission to Giant's Causeway Centre
• Admission to Glenveagh National Park and guided tour of Glenveagh Castle
While we offer a very wide range of destinations it is impossible to feature everything here. If you cannot see what you are looking for please contact us to discuss your requirements.