Ireland on the Grand Hibernian Luxury Train


The Grand Tours of Ireland are brand new rail adventures aboard the Belmond Grand Hibernian, the new Celtic sister to the world-famous Belmond Royal Scotsman and the first luxury touring train in Ireland. Accommodations are sumptuous, daily outings are culture focused, and onboard entertainments, cuisine and festivities are legendary. Three itineraries are available, through October, in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland:

Dublin Ireland

The Grand Hibernian departs from Dublin, with optional trip extensions

Highlights of 2-night “Realm of Giants” journey north from Dublin to Belfast and Portrush

  • Titanic Experience in Belfast
  • Giant’s Causeway
  • Old Bushmills Distillery
  • English Market culinary tour in Cork
  • Expedition by jaunting car, or pony and trap
  • Boating on Lough Leane w/option to fish for trout and salmon

Highlights of 4-night tour “Legends and Loughs” journey from Cork to Killarney, Galway and Westport

  • Behind the scenes at Jameson’s Whiskey distillery
    Blarney Castle Ireland

    Private access to Blarney Castle and Gardens

  • Private access to Blarney Castle gardens
  • Cross the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge
  • Sporting activities at Ashford Castle (shooting, falconry, archery)
  • Sheepdog trials and traditional Irish music and crafts in Galway

6-night “Grand Tour of Ireland” encompasses both tours above

Details of the Ireland on the Grand Hibernian Luxury Train tours in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland

  • The elegant sleeper carriages accommodate just 40 passengers in en-suite cabins

    Cabin on the Grand Hibernian

    Luxurious en-suite cabin on the Grand Hibernian

  • Two dining cars serve authentic Irish fare, fresh seafood, luscious local cheeses, memorable whiskeys and wines(all meals and libations included).

  • Observation car for socializing, viewing, listening to live Irish music and entertainments

  • Golf Ireland

    Golf tee times and golfing trip extensions can be arranged for passengers on the Grand Hibernian

    Golfers alert! daily tee times custom golf extensions can be arranged

  • From $3,450 to $8,500 per person


Dining car on the Grand Hibernian

Two dining cars on the Grand Hibernian Luxury Train in Ireland

Belmond Ltd. is a collection of upscale hotel and travel experiences that began with the acquisition of the Belmond Hotel Cipriani in Venice, and now includes 45 primarily European hotel, rail and river cruise experiences, luxury trains including the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express; and safaris.


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