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Game of Thrones Legacy Tour ~ Northern Ireland

Photo: Winterfell Tours (Sit on the Iron Throne with Characters at Winterfell)

Join our 9-Day Legacy Tour to meet actors and insiders from Game of Thrones; overnight in Medieval Castles, shoot a bow at Winterfell, sail the Narrow Sea, discover the Game of Thrones Doors, and experience the Game of Thrones Studio Tour!

There are so many Game of Thrones sites, sounds, scenes, and breathtaking scenery on this incredible, one-of-a-kind journey to Northern Ireland - we just can't fit it all onto one page. Here is a brief description / day-by-day itinerary for our upcoming Game of Thrones Legacy Tour in 2023. Take a look at all the included features on this amazing trip to filming sites throughout "Game of Thrones® Territory" and the Real Country of Westeros - Northern Ireland! This is truly an exclusive opportunity, strictly limited to only 40 Tour participants - so, we strongly recommend to secure your spots with a refundable deposit and book today. Booking your spot on our Game of Thrones Legacy Tour is fast, easy, and secure with our payment processor, PayPal. Just choose your room and departure preferences, and click the "Add to Cart" button. Complete your personal information and PayPal deposit payment details and you are ready to join our Game of Thrones Legacy Tour to Westeros! For details or questions or concerns, please read the Tour Booking Information

Dunluce Castle

Iron Islands (Ballintoy)

Lough Eske Castle

We will be announcing our Special VIP Guest Appearances soon. This exclusive Game of Thrones Legacy Tour to Northern Ireland is limited to 40 guests and will sell out fast - so don't delay, avoid disappointment and book your spots today!  

Full Day-by-Day Tour Itinerary:

IN FLIGHT - to Belfast, Northern Ireland
Please Note: Today is the latest travel date from your home country in order to arrive in Belfast, Northern Ireland the following day, when we meet up as a group for the first time at our hotel in the evening (full meeting point details will be provided to you before Tour departure). Overnight in flight or elsewhere at your own cost.

Arrive at our hotel in downtown Belfast, Northern Ireland today or tonight (at the very latest). Tour Welcome Orientation and special Welcome Dinner tonight in Belfast. Overnight at Hotel in Belfast.

We meet up early this morning as a group in downtown Belfast; so you should plan to arrive in Ireland the day before (October 13), or earlier. Meet your Tour Guide and coach driver, and depart for our exciting Belfast City Tour. We'll have our lunch break at The Dark Horse Bar Belfast; where we will see our first Game of Thrones Tour site - the Game of Thrones Door #10! For more information about the Game of Thrones Journey of Doors, click here. This afternoon, we continue to the historic Titanic Quarter for some free time to visit the impressive Titanic Belfast exhibition. In this district, we will also see the infamous "Titantic Studios" (exterior only) where tons of scenes of the epic show Game of Thrones were painstakingly filmed. Late afternoon stop to see where Ned Stark executed Will, the deserter of the Night's Watch near Carncastle. After getting some photos, we will continue to the coastal town of Ballygally for check-in at the first of our two Irish Castle Hotels. Special Game of Thrones Welcome Banquet - fit for a King - at Ballygally Castle tonight, and see Game of Thrones Door #9. Overnight at Ballygally Castle Hotel in Ballygally, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. (D)

Full English Breakfast. Check out this morning and continue north through Glenarm where you'll see St. Patrick's Church; to nearby Carnlough, where we will have a short break - it's also a photo opportunity to see the actual spot where Arya Stark fled the waif and come up, out of the Braavos canal! We continue with a visit to the Cushendun Caves, where the "red woman" Melisandre gave birth to the shadow assassin. Here, we will discover our third door at Mary McBride's - which chronicles Arya's journey in the free city of Braavos. After seeing the Game of Thrones Door #8, our next stop is Larrybane Quarry (site of Renly's Camp and other awesome Game of Thrones scenes) and the exciting rope bridge at Carrick-a-Rede. Lunch break and see Game of Thrones Door #6 at the Fullerton Arms in Ballintoy. After lunch, we visit the "Iron Islands" (Ballintoy Harbor) where Theon Greyjoy headed off to save his sister, Yara. Continue to our hotel within steps of the famous Dark Hedges for check-in, relax before another wonderful dinner, and see one of the coolest doors of all - Game of Thrones Door #7. Overnight at The Hedges Hotel in Stranocum, Ballymoney, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. (B, D)

Full English Breakfast. After checking out of our hotel this morning, we will visit the majestic Giant's Causeway; an incredibly fascinating natural wonder, and then continue to the nearby village of Bushmills, home of 400-year-old Irish whisky production, for a Guided Tour of the Old Bushmills Distillery. Our next stop is the ruins of Dunluce, used in Game of Thrones as the seat of Balon Geyjoy (Pike castle in the Iron Islands). From Dunluce Castle, we will continue with photos stops on the coast at Portstewart beach (where Jamie Lannister and Ser Bronn of the Blackwater arrived at Dorne); and Benone beach (where Ser Davos watched Melisandre burn the wooden effigies to the Seven Gods). Next, we'll have our lunch break at Owens Bar in Limavady, where we will also find Game of Thrones Door #5. After lunch, we will continue through the countryside used in the show as the "Dothraki Sea"; heading south to Donegal. Check-in at out second castle hotel - Lough Eske Castle, a stunning 17th Century Irish Castle located on a lake! Group dinner at the castle restaurant tonight. Overnight at Lough Eske Castle and Estate, County Donegal, Ireland. (B, D)

Full English Breakfast. Morning at leisure on our own at our private Irish Castle Hotel, situated on the northern tip of Upper Lough Erne - Belle Isle Castle and Estate near Enniskillen. You will have plenty of space - Belle Isle Estate is spread out over 470 acres, and includes over eight picturesque islands! For lunch today, we will drive into the city of Enniskillen and visit one of the most famous and well-recognized Victorian pubs in Ireland: Blakes of the Hollow. It is a must-see attraction, which has graced County Fermanagh's shores for over 125 years. It's also where we will admire all the Targaryen symbolism from Game of Thrones in the pub's more recent, prized addition: Game of Thrones Door #4. After we've had our fill of food and ale in the pub, we will continue to the nearby Marble Arch Caves, located less than 10 miles from Enniskillen. Visit the Pollnagollum Cave, in the heart of Fermanagh’s Boho cave country. Enjoy the Pollnagollum / Coolarkan Cave Walk through Belmore Forest (7 km / 2 hr). The walking route is mostly along forest tracks and offers stunning views of Belmore Mountain. Late afternoon transfer back to our castle hotel, and relax before dinner on your own. Overnight at Lough Eske Castle and Estate, County Donegal, Ireland. (B)

Full English Breakfast. Check out of our Irish Castle Hotel this morning, and we continue our Game of Thrones journey eastward. We will travel on a scenic drive through the beautiful Mourne Mountains, where scenes were filmed "North of the Wall", and continue on to Tollymore Park. The enchanting forests of Tollymore have been used as a backdrop for countless scenes in Game of Thrones; including where it all began, like the haunted forest north of the wall where Will and others from the Night's Watch encountered the first Whitewalkers and the wildling pit. Or where Ned Stark and his sons find the Direwolf pups in the Wolfswood - and this is where we will get meet two of the actual Direwolves from the show - Odin and Thor ("Summer" and "Greywind")! Next, we drive to the nearby coast for our lunch break, and to see Game of Thrones Door #3 at Percy French in Newcastle. After lunch, we will continue via Murlough Bay (a.k.a. "Slavers Bay") to the ruins of Inch Abbey, where Robb Stark became the "King in the North". Continue to Strangford, where we will board our boat and enjoy a ride across the "Narrow Sea", to see where the Red Wedding, Bolton's Dreadfort Castle and the Tully's viking-style funeral filming locations. See Game of Thrones Door #2 at the Fiddler's Green in Portaferry. Continue to Strangford and enjoy our final Game of Thrones Dinner tonight at The Cuan Inn, and see our next and final Game of Thrones door, Game of Thrones Door #1 at The Cuan in Strangford. Overnight at the Mill Hotel at Ballydugan, County Down, Northern Ireland. (B, D)

Full English Breakfast. This morning we begin the day with a very short drive to nearby Castle Ward, a National Trust site and home of the original Winterfell Castle. From the first opening scenes of House Stark in Season 1, to the final epic episodes of Season 8, Winterfell Castle has been at the heart of Game of Thrones filming in Northern Ireland - it has been the country's premier Game of Thrones visitor attraction and we will spend a good part of the day here; taking in all the nooks and crannies the site has to offer, including the exciting Archery Movie Set Experience with Winterfell's Master-at-Arms - adorning the iconic Stark cloak, you will get an Insider-Tour the movie set, stand exactly where Jon Snow, Robb, and Bran Stark stood, and enjoy learning the basics of archery. We will also see tons of filming locations on our very scenic Winterfell Walking Tour. There are truly so many things to see here - when it comes to Northern Ireland "Game of Thrones® Territory", the National Trust's Castle Ward is among the top places to visit! After spending the better part of a day at Winterfell, we head back to our hotel at Ballydugan for dinner on your own. Overnight at the Mill Hotel at Ballydugan, County Down, Northern Ireland. (B)

Full English Breakfast. Today, on our last day of this epic Tour, we check out of our hotel and begin the day with a very short drive to nearby Banbridge, where we will spend most of the day visiting the official Game of Thrones Studio Tour! This incredible new Game of Thrones museum-experience is located at Linen Mill Studios, one of the primary production studios where the show was filmed on four different sets. The Game of Thrones Studio Tour® comprises of the breathtaking imagery, captivating sets, original props and costumes, and other behind-the-scenes items from the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, and drops fans into the very heart of the Seven Kingdoms. During our visit we will be treated to an up-close and personal look at a wide selection of items pulled straight from the screen and we will have the opportunity to walk through authentic set pieces from some of the show's most iconic scenes. Lunch on site. This afternoon, we head north back to Belfast for hotel check-in and our Farewell Dinner. Overnight in Belfast Hotel, Northern Ireland. (B, D)

DAY 9: IN FLIGHT - from Belfast, Northern Ireland
Full English Breakfast. This morning we bid farewell to our new Game of Thrones fan-friends, check out of our Belfast hotel, and depart home (or elsewhere) from Belfast City Airport. (B)  - - - END OF TOUR - - -

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Special GuestS

Special Guest Appearances
- to be confirmed winter 2022 -

Tour Highlights

Photo: Ballygally Castle

★  (9) Days, (8) Nights in wonderful Hotels
★  with (3) Overnights in medieval Castles
★  Ground transportation by Motorcoach
★  Meet Characters from Game of Thrones
★  Visit the Game of Thrones filming sites
★  Learn to shoot a bow at Winterfell Castle
★  Boat Voyage across the "Narrow Sea"
★  The new Game of Thrones Studio Tour
★  Scenic Drives through Northern Ireland
★  Walk the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
★  Visit the Giant's Causeway (UNESCO)
★  Journey to the Game of Thrones Doors
★  Get your photo taken on the Iron Throne
★  and so much more! (more details below)

Tour Features

Photo: Winterfell Tours (wear real props from GOT!)

  • Exclusive, Fully-Guided, 9-day Game of Thrones Tour through Northern Ireland
  • 12 Meals: 3 "Game of Thrones" themed Dinners (5 dinners total) and Breakfast daily
  • Hear behind-the-scenes stories from Game of Thrones Insiders / Actors on the show
  • Full day experiencing the new Game of Thrones Studio Tour (Linen Mill Studio)
  • Spend a day touring in and around the real Winterfell Castle (Castle Ward)
  • Scenic Drive through the beautiful Glens of Antrim and North Coast of Ireland
  • See Melisandre's Cave where the sinister shadow creature was born
  • Visit the site of Robb Stark's Camp and the site of "King" Renly's Camp
  • Explore the famous Ballintoy Harbor (the set of the Greyjoy's "Iron Islands")
  • See the real home of the Iron Born "Pike" castle (the ruins of Dunluce Castle)
  • Walk in the footsteps of Arya Stark on King's Road (a.k.a. the Dark Hedges)
  • Guided Tour of an authentic Whisky Distillery (400 years of Irish Whisky production)
  • Stop at Benone strand, where the "Red Woman" burned effigies of the Seven Gods
  • Visit Pollnagollum Cave in Belmore Forest (a.k.a. Hollow Hill in the Riverlands)
  • Lots of Game of Thrones Cloaks and Swords for your photos at the sites!
  • Belfast City Tour with historical highlights and free time for Titanic Belfast  (optional)
  • Pre-Trip Travel Packets with helpful details

Tour Booking

Join Us for 2023 Departures!

Tour Rates & Booking:
USD 4,200.00 per person in Double / Twin Room
USD 4,600.00 per person in Single Room

Tour rates include all indicated features per our outlined program above. Tour rates do not include your roundtrip airfare to / from Belfast, NIR; and are subject to change. Booking Terms

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