Award Winning Private Tour of Derry City

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Tour Number

Activity Level

427196


Categories

Museums / Culture, Local Experience, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), Italian (basic), English (fluent)

An amazing journey through world famous Derry City


Walk with me along the ONLY walled city in Ireland, visit our neighbourhoods, see one of the finest collections of cannons in the world, listen to our local tales about the LONGEST city siege in Irish History, hear about why Derry is referred to as the Crucible of the Troubles and much much more.

On this tour you will learn about the foundation of Doire (Derry) dating back to the time of columcille in 546AD, ) Derry played a significant role throughout the years of mass Immigration from Ireland, particularly during the Famine (An Gorta Mór). Derry's walls date back to 1618, while walking on these walls you will learn of the Siege of Derry (1688-1689) and also you will be able to view the beautiful St Columbs Cathedral.

Itinerary

We'll meet at your hotel, or other agreed location in Derry.

During our tour, we'll explore:

Origins of the Conflict
Civil rights movement
The beginning of the conflict
Free Derry
The Battle of the Bogside
Internment
Bloody Sunday
Operation Motorman
The Hunger Strikes
The current peace process

At the end, we'll return back to your accommodations, or another agreed upon spot.

On this two hour walking tour we walk into the Bogside which is one of the most affected areas in the North of Ireland with over thirty years of troubles, the place which saw the birth of the civil rights movement, Battle of the Bogside, Bloody Sunday, and an Area that showed much resistance towards the security forces and the British Army who regularly invaded the area.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel

Duration: 2 hours 30 min.

On this two hour walking tour we walk into the Bogside which is one of the most affected areas in the North of Ireland with over thirty years of troubles, the place which saw the birth of the civil rights movement, Battle of the Bogside, Bloody Sunday, and an Area that showed much resistance towards the security forces and the British Army who regularly invaded the area. 

I can be flexible with times
 

Transportation

I will collect and return you from your ship or accommodation in a very comfortable taxi.

I can cater for larger groups if required.

What’s Included

Other: - My services as a fully accredited badge guide
- Transport to and from your ship, hotel, or bed and breakfast

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 £ - £20 for Lunch

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses

Other: Lunch

A Recent Review of this tour

Ruairi is a very competent guide with local and general knowledge of the political situation both behind and actual. His guidance in the during the trubbels inNorth Ireland was excellent.
Göran Elinder

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    331 USD(for up to 6 people) (duration: 2 hours 30 min.) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    427196


    Categories

    Museums / Culture, Local Experience, First Time Visitor, City

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 6

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Spanish (fluent), Italian (basic), English (fluent)

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