24 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

24 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

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24 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Bus:  27 h
1
Belfast
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Omagh
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Portrush
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  29 h
End: Sydney

8
nights
Belfast

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Belfast: Ballygally Beach (in Ballygally), Ballylumford Dolmen (in Whitehead) and Coast Rd (in Larne). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Crumlin Road Gaol, learn more about the world around you at Ulster Museum, get a sense of history and politics at City Hall, and take in nature's colorful creations at Belfast Botanical Gardens.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Belfast trip itinerary builder site .

Sydney, Australia to Belfast is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Belfast. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in Belfast hover around 10°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Omagh.

Things to do in Belfast

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Armagh, Bangor, Carrickfergus, Ulster Aviation Society, Coast Rd
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Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol
City Hall ©
City Hall
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast

5
nights
Omagh

Omagh ©
Omagh is the county town of County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Omagh: Tommy's kitchen (in Cookstown), Enniskillen (Safari Action, Cole Monument, & more) and Marble Arch Caves (in Florencecourt). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Abingdon Collection, don't miss a visit to Lough Navar Forest Viewpoint, get your game on at The Jungle NI, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Garden Of The Celtic Saints.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Omagh online travel planner .

Drive from Belfast to Omagh in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Portrush.

Things to do in Omagh

Fun & Games Museums Parks

Side Trips

Enniskillen, Irvinestown, The Jungle NI, Tommy's kitchen, Lough Navar Forest Viewpoint
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The Abingdon Collection ©
The Abingdon Collection
The Jungle NI ©
The Jungle NI
Ulster American Folk Park ©
Ulster American Folk Park

8
nights
Portrush

Portrush ©
Portrush is a small seaside resort town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, on the County Londonderry border. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portrush: Derry (Banana's Adventure Castle, Peace bridge, & more), The Puffin Gallery (in Ballycastle) and Cushy Glen Statue (in Limavady). There's lots more to do: stroll through Giant's Causeway, cruise along The Dark Hedges, step into the grandiose world of Dunluce Castle, and snap pictures at Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Portrush route planner.

Traveling by car from Omagh to Portrush takes 2 hours. January in Portrush sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portrush

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Derry, Bushmills, Limavady, Ballintoy, Castlerock
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Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge ©
Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge

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