5 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

5 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  14 h 15 min
1
Portrush
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Belfast
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Toronto

1
night
Portrush

Portrush ©
Portrush is a small seaside resort town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, on the County Londonderry border. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Causeway Coastal Route and then explore the striking landscape at Giant's Causeway. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Dunluce Castle, thenstroll through Portrush East Strand, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of City Walls.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Portrush online itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Portrush is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Traveling from Toronto in May, expect nights in Portrush to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Portrush

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Causeway Coastal Route, City Walls, Giant's Causeway
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Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Dunluce Castle ©
Dunluce Castle

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Killard National Nature Reserve, look for all kinds of wild species at Kiltonga Wildlife Reserve, and then steep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): examine the collection at SS Nomadic, identify plant and animal life at Whitehead Conservation Area, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Portavoe Reservoir.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Belfast travel route site.

Getting from Portrush to Belfast by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Belfast can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Belfast

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kiltonga Wildlife Reserve, Whitehead Conservation Area, Killard National Nature Reserve, Portavoe Reservoir
Highlights from your plan
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol
Portavoe Reservoir ©
Portavoe Reservoir
Whitehead Conservation Area ©
Whitehead Conservation Area

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