Experience Derry in Northern Ireland
Da Vinci’s Hotel is conveniently located for short breaks in Northern Ireland with many of Derry’s attractions within walking distance from the hotel. Derry is famous for being the only completely walled city in Ireland, infamous for its turbulent history during ‘The Troubles’ and most recently the city has received the accolade of first UK City of Culture 2013. Derry is amidst a transformation, the city has a bright new future ahead but keenly aware of the past that has formed it.
‘Fascinating historical sights and a determined air of can-do optimism that has made it the powerhouse of the North’s cultural revival.’ (Lonely Planet Guide)
Derry is the ideal base for exploring the North West of Ireland with the Giant’s Causeway a one hour drive and the enchanting landscapes of Donegal close by. Derry offers tourists world class visitor attractions, a lively nightlife with an array of restaurants, pubs and clubs and for those wanting to indulge in some retail therapy the city has a superb range of shops.
For more visitor information about what to do and see in Derry visit Derry Visitor & Convention Bureau.