Travel Department’s Top 5 Holiday Destinations from Belfast

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Belfast offers an excellent starting point for your next holiday. With its convenient location and well-connected airport, you can easily discover some of the most captivating European destinations.

Check out our top 5 holidays from Belfast for some travel inspiration:


Located in the south of Spain, Andalucia is a region packed with history, impressive architecture, and vibrant culture. One of the top highlights in Spain is the UNESCO World Heritage Site of La Alhambra, a Moorish fortress with remarkable palaces and gardens. Explore the enchanting streets of Granada, the beautiful white villages of Frigiliana and the vibrant city of Malaga. Visit Cordoba, home to the breathtaking Mezquita, which was formerly the Great Mosque and is now a Christian cathedral. In Seville, the capital of Andalucia, prepare to be captivated by the awe-inspiring cathedral, Alcázar palace, and the iconic Plaza de España. A holiday to Andalucia  offers an incredible range of experiences, from enjoying tapas to exploring UNESCO World Heritage Sites, there’s something for everyone in this colourful region of Spain. 


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Stretching across the southernmost tip of mainland Portugal, the Algarve is famous for its year round superb climate and fantastic beaches. There are about 100 attractive sandy beaches on the Algarve’s Atlantic coastline, with rust-hued cliffs and rock formations forming an impressive backdrop. However, there is much more to an Algarve holiday than beaches. For a true taste of Portuguese culture visit the traditional town of Silves, a well-preserved historic town and former capital of the Algarve. Discover the tranquil fishing town of Sagres, where Portugal’s famous explorer Henry the Navigator embarked on his voyages of discovery. Cape St. Vincent, famously known as ‘The End of the World’, is the most south-westerly point of Europe’s mainland and travellers can experience breath-taking views of the Atlantic Ocean from this jagged cliff top setting.

Lake Garda

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Located in the heart of Northern Italy, Lake Garda is a real gem renowned for its awe-inspiring beauty. The lake is surrounded by charming towns, lush vineyards, and mediaeval castles. Take a boat tour around the lake to visit the town of Riva del Garda with its mediaeval towers, Renaissance churches, palazzi and narrow cobblestone streets. Not far along the shore from Riva is the attractive town of Limone, renowned for its lemon groves and panoramic views of the lake. A holiday in Lake Garda also offers an opportunity to visit some of the best sights in Italy, as you can easily take a day trip to Venice which is home to some of the most iconic landmarks such as St. Mark’s Square, Ca’ d’Oro and the Palazzo Ducale. Or take an excursion to Verona, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is filled with historical buildings and best known for its Roman amphitheatre and the setting for Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet. 


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A Tenerife holiday offers the perfect blend of relaxation, culture and incredible scenery. The largest of the Canary Islands, Tenerife is famous for its spectacular natural beauty, array of tropical flora and fauna, year-round sunshine, charming colonial towns, delicious cuisine and impressive volcanic landscapes. Some of the must see attractions include Mount Teide, the highest peak in Spain, which is located in a magnificent national park and the vivacious city of Santa Cruz with its bustling markets and beautiful architecture. There are plenty of reasons why the ‘Island of Eternal Spring’ is a popular holiday destination.


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Experience the French Riviera with a holiday to Cannes, a perfect destination for those seeking a mixture of sophistication and relaxation; there is so much more to this fabulous city than its prestigious film festival. Take a leisurely walk along the Promenade de la Croisette, explore the old town Le Suquet, admire luxurious yachts in the harbour, enjoy delicious cuisine at gourmet restaurants and soak up the sun on the pristine beaches. If you’re looking for day trips from Cannes, we suggest going to Nice, the capital of the French Riviera, visit the mediaeval hilltop village of St-Paul-de-Vence or discover Monaco, one of the smallest countries in the world.

When it comes to planning your next holiday from Belfast, there are plenty of options to choose from with Travel Department, who have been providing dream holidays for over 25 years. All Travel Department’s holidays include flights, accommodation, transfers, guided excursions with knowledgeable local tour guides.


Travel Department’s Top 5 Holiday Destinations from Belfast was last modified: June 16th, 2023 by Travel Department