Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Belfast1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Belfast with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Belfast areaThis Belfast map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Belfast and surroundings
Great Britain - moving around the countryThe UK has a very long railway network. That’s one of the best in Europe. The most remote regions of the country can be reached by means of such transport. In order to save a little, it is worth buying tickets one or two weeks in advance. You can also get a reusable ticket. The speed of most of the trains in England reaches two hundred kilometers per hour. The cars are clean and comfortable. Trains run according to the schedule. The maximum delay time is 10-20 minutes. The cost depends on the duration of the trip, the point of departure and the class of a train or a car. To save time, many tourists travel between the most famous cities of the kingdom by air. There are about 450 air harbors in the country. Domestic flights are available at almost every airport. You can get there by buses, trains, transfers or by taxi. Since the United Kingdom is an island state, there is a well-developed sea transport. You can move between the mainland and coastal cities by ships and ferries. Moreover, the second type of transport is more popular among tourists. Firstly, its cost is low. Secondly, it is possible to transport any goods, and even cars or bicycles on ferries. In the midst of the tourist season, water taxis, yachts, and excursion boats run on Thames in London. You can also take a taxi. There are two main types of taxis - with meters and with a fixed tariff. In the first case, such a car can be taken on the street. The second type of taxi can be called only by phone. Don't forget to get the cost of the trip from the operator in advance. … Open
Overview of festivals and celebrations in Great BritainOne of the most important holidays in the UK is Christmas, which is traditionally celebrated on December, 25. The whole country lights up with holiday illumination on the eve of the holiday. It is celebrated even by families who do not belong to any religious confession. Christmas trees are set on the squares and in the living rooms. Houses are also decorated with toys, garlands, wreaths, and twigs of mistletoe hanging from the ceiling. It is customary to meet Christmas in the family circle. The whole family and relatives gather at the dinner table. The Christmas table dishes are strictly traditional. Turkey with stuffed vegetables is always served, and the hostess cooks a Christmas pudding for dessert. Another treat is specially cooked mulled wine. December 26 is a boxing day. It is common to exchange souvenirs and go for a walk. … Open
Photogallery of Belfast sights
Our guide to Belfast
Traditions and mentality of Belfast
If you prefer music festivals, you should visit the summer international Blues Festival. Famous musicians from all cities of the UK and neighboring countries come to it, as well as to the International Jazz Festival. Aspiring talented performers also come to Belfast at this time. This event is a chance for them to become famous and find new fans. If you prefer contemporary art, perhaps you should visit the … Open
Travel guide to Belfast
Local pubs offer a selection of meat dishes to guests. Most travelers will be excited to try dozens of sausage types. It is important to mention that local food is usually hearty and meal portions are quite big. Without a doubt, local pubs are very popular with fans of Guinness beer. Besides dozen types of the foamy drink, visitors can always try many popular sorts of whiskey. Fans of more unusual … Open
Belfast for children - what to visit
Let's Go Hydro is not a Water Park in the usual sense of the word. But it's more like a big playground on the water. Several dozen floating structures are placed on the water surface. They form a kind of route. However, it is not necessary to compete with each other in the high-speed passage of this obstacle course. You can just climb, jump, and dive for fun here. But it is the competition in the speed of passing … Open
Shopping, streets and outlets
The Claddagh ring will be a good gift for your beloved. According to legend, an Irishman who was captured created it. He mastered the craft of jewelry in captivity as a symbol of homesickness. The choice of symbols is not accidental: the heart symbolized love, the hands — trust, and the crown — loyalty. Today it is customary to give a Claddagh ring as a sign of friendship. It can also be used as an engagement … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
The vast majority of local culinary creations will not cause problems to the stomach of a European or American. The lack of excessive love for spices and the habit of eating exotic ingredients in the city will allow tourists to order any dish in Belfast without fear of encountering something completely unfamiliar. Traditional English breakfasts are very popular in the city. Scrambled eggs are at the heart of the … Open
Attractions and active leisure
Not only fans of loud parties and entertainment will fall in love with Belfast. This picturesque city is a perfect destination for a family vacation. If you arrive in the city with your spouse and children, consider attending Botanic Garden that is open in the territory of the Royal University. This garden is an exceptionally beautiful place that is also large in size. Its magnificent pavilions hide a rich collection … Open