Belfast Itinerary 1 Day

Best Places to Visit in Belfast in 1 day

We are trying to help you in making the best of your 1 day in Belfast. These are the most preferred places to visit in Belfast in 1 day by fellow travelers and experts. Even though one day in Belfast may not prove to be sufficient, one can still explore the highlights of Belfast.

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  • First time visitor and looking for travel ideas
  • Checking options to stay, restaurants, and local transportation in Belfast
  • Week-long holiday with family or friends
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  • Exploring travel expert opinions on longer trips
  • Want to calculate approx buget of a trip to Belfast

Popular Belfast Itineraries for 1 Day

Recent Itineraries for 1-Day Trip

Choose an itinerary from these recent 1-day trip plans to Belfast created by our users. These itineraries will have trending points of interest that you may easily visit in 1 day.

A Day in Belfast - Perfect 24 Hours Guide

The capital of Northern Ireland, Belfast is full of history, many hidden surprises, great Irish hospitality, and exemplary food scenes. The city is not a very big one from a tourist point of view and with 1 day in hand, you can touch upon some of the most important attractions in the city.

If you have just 24 hours in Belfast, here is how you can plan your day.

How to spend 1 day in Belfast?


Start your Belfast city exploration by visiting Donegall Square. Housing many of the city’s administrative offices, the Belfast City Hall is also located here. You can marvel at the many building here before making way to Peace Lines. This two-story fence remains as a reminder of the city’s past. Next visit Belfast Exposed, an open gallery that is exclusively dedicated to photography. By mid-morning, head to Belfast Waterfront. After a quick stop at the Albert Memorial Clock and 'The Big Fish' - the Salmon of Knowledge, visit the Titanic Belfast. This maritime museum is dedicated to the infamous RMS Titanic Ship. Other nearby attractions include SS Nomadic, W5, and SSE Arena.


The perfect way to spend your afternoon in Belfast is to take a Black Taxi Tour. Apart from the many protestant murals, this tour will also take you through the hotspot of global tensions that arose in the city as a result of a civil war between the Protestants and Catholics in the early 20th century. Drive past sites like the Falls and Shankill Road where ‘The Troubles’ took place. This 90 mins tour is completely unbiased and light-hearted.

Late Afternoon:

After a whole lot of discovering the city, there is more. The St George's Market is a 100-year-old Victorian market that is perfect to enjoy a nice stroll while you also shop! Here more than 300 food hawkers, musicians, artists, and traders will keep you hooked. You can stop to enjoy a nice street performance, or enjoy some delicious street food, or even shop for some souvenirs to take back home. You can easily spend a couple of hours here but remember, the market closes at 4 PM.


After a day full of moving around the city, head to Cathedral Quarter in the evening. This buzzing neighborhood with its cobbled streets, trendy cafes, and beer gardens is the perfect way to end your day.

Sightseeing Tours and Activities for 1-Day in Belfast

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Best Hotels in Belfast for 1 Day Trip

Below are some of the frequently included hotels by fellow travelers to their itineraries for 1 day trip to London. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

With More Days in Hand

If you have more than a day in hand, look out for travel ideas for 2 days in Belfast or 3 days in Belfast. You can plan to spend more time at the attractions you find interesting. Enjoy the local restaurants, nightlife, treks, other adventure activites and more. Check the list of top things to do in Belfast.

What Next?

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