22092
Ireland
The Best of Northern Ireland: Past, Present and Future
Unravel the complex story of Northern Ireland as you meet its people, learn its history, explore its monuments and discover the exciting transformation of this vibrant region.
Rating (4.86)
Program No. 22092RJ
Length
9 days
Starts at
1,899
Flights start at
FREE
Getting There
See travel details and required documents

At a Glance

Northern Ireland is known as much for its verdant landscapes as it is for its complex history of political and social tensions that culminated in three decades of violence known as the Troubles. Discover how an area so scarred by historical unrest is redefining itself as a haven of culture and heritage as you dive deep into the ever-shifting story of Northern Ireland, visiting the landmarks, learning about the key figures and gaining a deeper understanding of the events that forged this unique region.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Gain an insider’s perspective on historic Northern Ireland as you meet locals at a neighborhood cultural center.
  • Immerse yourself in maritime history at Titanic Belfast.
  • Discover Monolithic ruins, preserved castles and UNESCO Heritage Sites as you explore the region’s lush countryside.
Featured Expert
All Experts
Profile Image
Bill Rolston
Bill Rolston is a professor of sociology and director of the Transitional Justice Institute at the University of Ulster in Jordanstown, just north of Belfast. He has researched and written about Northern Ireland society and politics for more than 30 years. Bill is also the leading expert on the political wall murals of Northern Ireland and has written three books on the subject.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

Profile Image
Bill Rolston
View biography
<%= Bio %>
Suggested Reading List
View 20 books





Click here to provide website feedback
Website Feedback