The gateway to Northern Ireland
In the last few years, Belfast has become a very “trendy” holiday destination. Unique and authentic, this grand Victorian city can offer visitors a whole host of activities and attractions.
You can travel to Belfast all year round on flights departing from Rennes, via Southampton with Flybe and via Paris-CDG with Air France.
- Capital city: Belfast is the capital city of Northern Ireland
- Climate: Temperate
- Time difference with France: 1 hour behind
- Currency: Pound sterling
- Principal language: English
- Travel document requirements: Passport or valid national identity card
- Tourist information: www.visitbritain.com
A bustling city
Belfast, a fashionable Victorian city, offers the chance to discover the grand architecture of its old buildings. Soak up the bustling atmosphere of its city-centre streets with their rows of colourful, elegant boutiques, as well as the traditional charm of the old pubs.
The nightlife is lively in the city where the Titanic was built, with no shortage of fine dining.
County Antrim and Giant’s Causeway
Nonetheless, the city cannot outshine the beauty of County Antrim, home to one of the world’s most impressive natural sites: Giant’s Causeway (a Unesco World Heritage Site), the coast road and the Glens of Antrim.
The superb coastline, the historic castles and the nine panoramic glens are sights to be remembered.
Beautiful Northern Ireland
The beauty of Northern Ireland is tightly linked to its past, to its rich cultural heritage and its people with their legendary sense of hospitality. With its rugged mountains and spectacular lakes and coastline, this country is the ideal destination for water sports, hiking, cycling, climbing and sailing enthusiasts.