The Taste of Ireland sleeper train tour of Ireland is the perfect introduction to a luxury train holiday on the Emerald Island. The world's most charming country awaits you and the Grand Hibernian is set to take you on a wonderful journey, passing by craggy coasts and patchwork fields and stopping off at some of Ireland's most celebrated locations.
From Dublin you will board the Belmond Grand Hibernian luxury train as it journeys up the east coast of the island into Northern Ireland and onto Belfast. This two night journey is a wonderful brief tour that will see you visit two capital cities.
Day 1; Your first experience onboard the Grand Hibernian, will be a Champagne welcome reception in the Observation Car, followed by a delightful lunch. The arrival of the Grand Hibernian to Belfast will be later on during the day. When you arrive in Belfast you will visit Hillsborough Castle, which is Her Majesty's offical Northern Ireland residence, you will have the chance to explore the home before enjoying refreshments in the Drawing Room. On returning to the Grand Hibernian, you will enjoy a silver service dinner, plus there is onboard traditional Irish entertainment during the evening.
Day 2; Pasteries will be on offer in the morning followed by brunch, make use of the Observation Car and relax and enjoy the views. The afternoon on day 2 of the Taste of Ireland journey on the Grand Hibernian, will send you to the Medieval Mile Museum, followed by afternoon tea at Butler House in Kilkenny. Again, the evening back on the Grand Hibernian will be filled with Irish entertainment and a fine dining dinner.
Day 3; The final day of the Taste of Ireland journey on the Grand Hibernian is where the train will journey back to Dublin. A delightful breakfast will be served and you will arrive back into Dublin mid-morning.
Timings are provisional and subject to network rail confirmation 7 days prior to departure.
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