7 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

7 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

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7 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

Start: Porto
Fly:  9​h
1
Ballycastle
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Derry
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Enniskillen
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Armagh
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Belfast
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h
End: Porto

1
night
Ballycastle

Ballycastle ©
For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ballycastle trip site .

Porto, Portugal to Ballycastle is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Derry.

Things to do in Ballycastle

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Ballycastle Beach ©
Ballycastle Beach
Kinbane Castle ©
Kinbane Castle
Bonamargie Friary ©
Bonamargie Friary

2
nights
Derry

Derry ©
Ancient yet modern, Derry has a photogenic location on the River Foyle and features a series of historic defensive walls that are the most complete in Ireland.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): don't miss a visit to The Bogside Artists, pause for some photo ops at Bloody Sunday Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Free Derry Corner, then take an in-depth tour of Tower Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Columb's Cathedral.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Derry trip planning website .

You can drive from Ballycastle to Derry in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Derry are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Enniskillen.

Things to do in Derry

Museums Historic Sites
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Tower Museum ©
Tower Museum
St. Columb's Cathedral ©
St. Columb's Cathedral
Free Derry Corner ©
Free Derry Corner

1
night
Enniskillen

Enniskillen ©
Enniskillen is a town and civil parish in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Enniskillen Castle, then examine the collection at Headhunters Barber Shop & Railway Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of National Trust - Castle Coole.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Enniskillen road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Derry to Enniskillen takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Armagh.

Things to do in Enniskillen

Historic Sites Museums
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National Trust - Castle Coole ©
National Trust - Castle Coole
Enniskillen Castle ©
Enniskillen Castle

few
hours
Armagh

Armagh ©
Armagh is the county town of County Armagh in Northern Ireland, as well as a civil parish. On the 22nd (Fri), examine the collection at Navan Centre & Fort, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral (Roman Catholic), and then take in nature's colorful creations at Argory.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Armagh online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Enniskillen to Armagh in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Armagh when traveling from Enniskillen in June, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Armagh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

National Trust - The Argory
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Navan Centre & Fort ©
Navan Centre & Fort
National Trust - The Argory ©
National Trust - The Argory

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.
On the 23rd (Sat), take an in-depth tour of HMS Caroline, experience rural life at Streamvale Open Dairy Farm, and then take in the awesome beauty at Murlough National Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Antrim Castle Gardens, then look for all kinds of wild species at World of Owls, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Cathedral.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Belfast day trip planning website .

Drive from Armagh to Belfast in an hour. In June in Belfast, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Belfast

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Murlough National Nature Reserve, World of Owls, Antrim Castle Gardens
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Murlough National Nature Reserve ©
Murlough National Nature Reserve
World of Owls ©
World of Owls
HMS Caroline ©
HMS Caroline

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