An exceptional new rail experience has taken shape in Ireland; launched this year the Belmond Grand Hibernian is the country’s first ever luxury touring train, lifting travel in the Emerald Isle to dazzling new heights. A journey aboard Belmond Grand Hibernian will take 40 guests in lavishly furnished, private en-suite cabins to remote areas and exclusive attractions including ancient castles, famous whiskey distilleries and vibrant cities. We offer two-, four- and six-night journeys departing from Dublin and encompassing both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
With its lush green landscapes, mystical tales of old, fabulous food and a wealth of literary and musical talent, Ireland truly has something for everyone to enjoy. Belmond Grand Hibernian takes its name from the classical Latin word for Ireland-Hibernian-recalling the ancient isle’s romance and culture. Step on board to enter a whole new world of elegant carriages, fine cuisine and attentive service, with a breathtaking backdrop of the ever-changing panoramas of Ireland’s celebrated scenic landscapes.
IRELAND’S FIRST EVER LUXURY TOURING TRAIN
SEASON: APRIL – OCTOBER
LEGENDS AND LOUGHS - 4 NIGHTS - Dublin-Cork-Killarney-Galway-Westport-Dublin
Discover the most memorable sights of the Republic of Ireland on this four-night journey, taking in a whiskey distillery, the celebrated Blarney Castle, the spectacular Lakes of Killarney, breath-taking Connemara National Park and charming Galway.
REALM OF GIANTS - 2 NIGHTS - Dublin–Belfast–Portrush–Dublin
This exciting two-night trip from Dublin takes you to fascinating Old Bushmills Distillery and the breath-taking Giant’s Causeway.
GRAND TOUR OF IRELAND – 6 FABULOUS NIGHTS
Why not combine the two-night and four-night journeys for an unforgettable six-night itinerary? Discover the length and breadth of Ireland, including a city tour or own time at leisure in Dublin on the fifth day.
With about 300 courses, including more than 50 of championship class, the Emerald Isle is a veritable paradise for golfers. Many of the immaculately tended greens are located along the coastline, offering breathtaking views as well as world-class facilities. Golf-loving guests can enjoy a few rounds as part of their journey, or add a golf extension near Dublin before or after the trip.
IRELAND BY TRAIN
Step aboard to enter a shimmering world of indulgence—contemporary carriages inspired by Dublin’s architecture, fine cuisine enhanced with local delicacies and an ever-changing backdrop of Ireland’s celebrated landscapes. Belmond Grand Hibernian boasts accommodation for up to 40 guests in elegant, private en-suite cabins. Design draws inspiration from Dublin’s classic Georgian architecture, blended with elements of ancient folklore and tradition. The result proudly reflects the country’s cultural heritage with an indulgent, contemporary twist. Our vacations by rail include a selection of two-, four- and six-night journeys. All depart from Dublin and encompass the highlights of both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Explore ancient castles, spot rare wildlife, sample famous whiskies and visit vibrant cities.
Brimming with Irish charm, the train’s beautiful cabins mix modern luxury with traditional design.
The Observation Car brims with the warm atmosphere and elegance of a Dublin saloon. It is the perfect place to mingle with fellow travellers, listen to live musicians and animated storytellers or participate in craft sessions. Take a seat, with a glass of fine Irish whiskey or a pint of local stout, and watch the enchanting scenery from the many large windows.
Relax and unwind in the Observation Car and watch the enchanting scenery unfold.
Prices range from $3450 up to $8500 USD (depending on Journey). Prices are per person per Journey in twin or double cabins, and are fully inclusive of accommodations, meals, wine, alcoholic and other beverages, visits and entertainment.
For more information please contact one of our Leisure Specialists at 604-736-7447 or by leaving an inquiry on our website by clicking "contact us"!