The coach tour incorporates all the major areas of Belfast. Take in the university area and hear about the famous Queens University campus,including its world famous alumni. See Great Victoria Street, the home of the Europa -the worlds most bombed hotel-the Crown bar and the Opera House as well as the famous City Hall and Linenhall library.
Visit the Falls, the heartland of republicanism in Belfast where a whole range of political murals and monuments are discussed. See the Springfield Road, home of the Black Mountain and cross the peaceline into the loyalist Shankill Road where more images of the ‘Troubles’ can be viewed and explained. We then proceed to the Titanic Quarter where the tumultuous story of the Titanic is related either by your guide or in greater detail in the new Titanic Visitor Centre (admission applies). On the way to the Stormont parliament buildings (home of the new power sharing government) hear of Belfast’s famous musical exports including Van Morrison, Snow Patrol and Gary Moore and see the road where C.S. Lewis, author of the Chronicles of Narnia, once resided.See the famous Crumlin Road Prison, Clifton Street Workhouse, St Anne’s Cathedral, the Albert Clock and hear the tragic stories of Belfast’s famous sporting sons George Best and Alex Higgins. See the former mills which produced the linen which made Belfast an industrial powerhouse, and also see north Belfast, home of James Galway, the artist John Lavery and the famous Cavehill mountain including Belfast castle (optional panoramic photostop available).