The first luxury rail experience of its kind in Ireland, Belmond Grand Hibernian traverses the countryside, dramatic coasts and fascinating cities that define this captivating land. Belmond brings together an exceptional range of luxurious travel experiences in some of the world’s greatest destinations. Belmond Grand Hibernian joins the iconic rail collection, among such legends as the Eastern & Oriental Express and Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. 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.
The vacation tours 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.
The Observation Car brims with the warm atmosphere and elegance of a Dublin saloon. It is the perfect place to mingle with fellow travelers, 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.
Drive/Train combination Tour
Explore the highlights of Northern Ireland. Tours from Dublin aboard the luxurious Belmond Grand Hibernian are sure to capture your imagination. Experience a slice of Ireland for the luxury of your own elegant cabin.Discover Ireland each day with highlights including inspiring destinations, world-class cuisine and traditional entertainment as evening falls.
Two nights in Dublin city-
Two nights onboard the Luxury Train taking in The north of Ireland to Waterford -
Private car pick up at Waterford and on to explore the west of Ireland.
Day 1 & 2
Explore Dublin city while staying in a luxury city center hotel. A private guide will walk you through the sightseeing highlights of Ireland's vibrant capital.
Day 3 & 4
Welcome aboard the Luxury Train. to include: 24-hour steward service, All meals aboard the train: full Irish breakfast, two-course lunch and four-course dinner. All beverages including alcoholic drinks & traditional entertainment on board.
Sight seeing activities include: The Titanic Experience, Black Taxi Tours, exclusive tours of Curraghmore House and the House of Waterford Crystal
Day 4 & 6 & 7 & 8
Private driver guide will meet you at the station as you embark on your own bespoke designed tour of the west of Ireland. Tell us your must sees, or allow our advisors to create a tailor made trip that suits your interests. If you are flexible with your dates why not extend to a 10 day trip of a lifetime!
West of Ireland highlights include:
Contact us to combine a tour on the luxury Train into your grand tour of Ireland. A unique experience not to be missed!