Destination Ireland: Ireland Game of Thrones Tour

Game of Thrones Tour – Featuring The Dark hedges Photo Courtesy of Authentic Vacations.

This week, as I was doing some research for a client, I came across an itinerary that most any Game of Thrones fan would absolutely adore! So, I wanted to share this with you!

This is a self-drive itinerary, and you’d also have included 6 Nights Authentic Accommodations, 6 Full Irish Breakfasts, Meet & Greet Airport Transfer on Arrival, Rental Car with Reduced Excess Insurance, Entrance to Guinness Storehouse, Entrance to Giants Causeway, Entrance to Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, 24/7 Access to Your Tour Details & Documents, Expert Advice & 7-Day Travel Helpline, Travel Flexibility Policy. Here’s a great sample itinerary:

Day 1: Dublin

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  • Arrive at Dublin airport after your overnight flight
  • Meet & Greet Private Airport Transfer
  • Check in at your hotel
  • Included: Guinness Storehouse Tour
  • Free time to visit sites like: around Dublin City, Grafton Street (musicians, poets and mime-artists commonly perform to the shopping crowds), visit Trinity College if you’re interested in seeing the Book of Kells, visit the Temple bar for a hearty Irish evening!
  • Stay overnight in Dublin

Day 2: Belfast

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  • Drive to Belfast
  • En-route sightseeing: Tollymore Park (GoT’s “The Haunted Forest”), Castle Ward (GoT’s “Winterfell”), Audley’s Castle (GoT’s “Robb Stark’s Camp”)
  • Included: Titanic Belfast
  • Stay overnight in Belfast

Day 3: Belfast

  • Included: Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge
  • Included: Giant’s Causeway Admission
  • Other places to see: Bushmills, Ballycastle, Glens of Antrim, The Dark Hedges, Larrybane Head (GoT’s “Renly Baratheon’s Camp”)
  • Stay overnight in Belfast

Day 4: Donegal

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  • Drive to Donegal
  • En-route sightseeing: Downhill Beach (GoT’s “Dragonstone”), Dunluce Castle
  • Stay overnight in Donegal

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Day 5: Donegal

  • Must-See Sites: Slieve League, Glenveagh National Park, Killybegs
  • Stay overnight in Donegal

Day 6: Leixlip & Celbridge

  • Drive to Leixlip
  • En-route sightseeing: Boyne Valley, Marble Arch Caves, Ulster American Folk Park
  • Stay overnight in Leixlip Hotel

Day 7: Depart Dublin for home

This itinerary starts just under $1200 (ranges $1150-1350 depending on season) per person for a room of 2 guests sharing a room before airfare and includes everything above (as of fall 2021)!

Would you like to plan something like this, or something similar? I do work with and plan ahead for up to about 2 years, in case you’d like to take time to pay for your trip over time, which makes it very affordable. If you’d like to get started, just fill out the form here for an Ireland vacation package, and we’ll work together to find your magical Ireland vacation that helps you see what you would like to see! Questions? Email me at

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