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From landing to legacy

Down County Museum, The Mall, English Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6AH
Tour of Saul Church

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An authentic Saint Patrick's Day coach tour in Downpatrick offers a delightful experience immersed in Irish culture brought to life by your guide Duane Fitzsimons.

As you board the comfortable coach, you'll embark on a journey that celebrates the life and legacy of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.

The tour begins in Downpatrick, a historic town with strong ties to Saint Patrick. You'll have the opportunity to explore key landmarks such as Down Cathedral, where Saint Patrick is buried.

As you venture through the picturesque countryside, the scenic beauty of County Down unfolds before you. Heading to the shore of Strangford Lough Duane brings to life the tale of his return to Ireland. The rolling hills, lush green fields, and calm blue waters create a captivating backdrop for your journey.

Along the way, your knowledgeable guide will share fascinating stories and legends associated with Saint Patrick and Irish folklore. Visiting places such as Saul Church, the first church built in Ireland by Patrick. It was to here that he retired and spent his last years. The Church of Saint Tassach, his metalworker who gave Patrick all the symbols of power and persuasion.

The tour also includes stops at a traditional Irish pub. The lively atmosphere of Saint Patrick's Day will surely leave you with cherished memories.

Overall, an authentic Saint Patrick's Day coach tour in Downpatrick offers a perfect blend of historical exploration, cultural immersion, and festive merriment, allowing you to experience the true essence of Ireland's most celebrated holiday.

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