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Why fly to Belfast?
Belfast sits in Northern Ireland's east coast on the River Lagan.
The city is full of lush green parks as well as large public forest areas. One of the most popular places to visit in the city is the Botanic Gardens which provide a wealth
Head to Belfast City Center which is usually brimming with action during the weekdays. The city center is where St. Malachy's Church sits. The outside is rather gothic castle-like but inside quite calm and peaceful .
Check out the 18th century Linen Hall Library. This library contains the largest collection of Irish studies in the world.
Take a tour of Stormont buildings in the parliament area.
Belfast is a wet city with mild temperatures. The peak summer numbers bring balmy days with numbers in the high teens. The fall temperatures move into the low teens and winter numbers drop into the low 10s, and on occasion can drop a few points below 0 in the evenings. Winter is also when the city receives the heaviest amount of rain, light snowfall occurs occasionally.
When to fly to Belfast
Summer is a popular time to visit Belfast as the days are sunny and temperatures are warm. The popularity of the June through August period means flight ticket prices are high.
The winter months in Belfast are not a big draw for tourists as the weather is cool and wet. January through to March is a good time to score some flight ticket deals.
Getting into Belfast
Your gateway to Belfast opens up at Belfast International Airport. From the airport you can use the bus or coach service to get into the city.
Getting around Belfast
Belfast is a good walking city but if you prefer to use some wheels than you can use the city's bus service to get around the city. Alternatively taxi service is also an option.
- Visit the Titanic Museum in Belfast for a virtual visit of the most famous ship to have ever sunk. The 3D technology will virtually take you into the ship
- Make sure you make time for high tea during your trip, it is a much treasured ritual in Belfast. One of the best places you can do this is at The Merchant. The lovely old hotel creates the perfect setting for an afternoon tea break.
- For an afternoon of shopping head to Victoria Square. The concept is part indoor and part outdoor, giving you a chance to enjoy the sun if you are there in the summer. Victoria Square also houses the dome which provides great views of the whole city.
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