Cushendall and Cushendun

Cushendall and Cushendun are two of the finest villages along the Causeway Coastal route. They are, at the very least, worthy of a stop and a look around. Cushendall is smaller, but, with its Cornish style cottages, is probably the most distinctive of the two. Some travelers may wish to plan their trip around spending […]

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Torr Head

Between Cushendun and Ballycastle, the slightly extended drive via Torr Head offers fine coastal views over the Mull of Kintyre to those that take the route. Expect narrow roads, and around 20 minutes extra driving time. […]

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Giant’s Causeway

Giant’s Causeway is by far the best known sight in Northern Ireland. Below its fine cliffs is a huge array of mostly hexagonal basalt columns; the result of volcanic eruptions 60 million years ago. The sight is the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Northern Ireland. A shuttle bus is available from the visitor centre. […]

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Carrick-a-Rede

Carrick-a-Rede is one of the key stops along the Causeway Coastal route. This small structure swings in the wind over an 80 foot chasm, and is one of the most photographed features in Northern Ireland. […]

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Mussenden Temple

Mussenden Temple is located in the beautiful surroundings of Downhill Demesne near Castlerock in County Londonderry. It perches dramatically on a 120 ft cliff top, high above the Atlantic Ocean on the north-western coast of Northern Ireland, offering spectacular views westwards over Downhill Strand towards Magilligan Point and County Donegal and to the east Castlerock […]

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Bushmills

Bushmills is home to the Old Bushmill’s Distillery. This whiskey distillery, now a part of Diageo, was founded in 1608 and is a huge tourist attraction. […]

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Cadiz

While being a large coastal city, Cadiz is also the oldest continuously inhabited city in Spain, having been founded by Phoenician sailors some 3.000 years ago. You’ll find a wealth of churches, cathedrals, fine plazas and huge fortifications. See the tourist office or a city-specific guide for more details. As a baseline, consider taking a […]

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Jerez de la Frontera

The best-known sights in Jerez are within a short walk of each other, in the town center. The tourist office is as good a place as any to start. You can visit: The fortifications and gardens of the Alcazar of Jerez. Jerez Cathedral, built in 1695. The luxurious Viceroy Laserna Palace is also open to […]

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