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Full Day Political/History Academically Validated Tour of Belfast with a Historian & Lecturer Francis Higgins

  • Location Belfast
  • Price from £350.00


This unique tour has been validated and approved by US Academics who are expert in the fields of Conflict resolution and Human Rights.

This experience tells the story of the political and violent struggles that both created partition and the societal conditions that caused the 'Troubles. ' This is a hard-hitting tour that covers some of the worst crimes and atrocities that were perpetrated by both sides and also offers insights into how the final political chapters of this long lasting conflict will end. The tour is undertaken by a qualified teacher, author and lecturer in Irish history and includes first-hand accounts of the killings, murders, and bombings of an inter-community conflict that has been ongoing for over 250 years.

“The tour that was most meaningful was the peace walls tour in Belfast with Frank Higgins. I am still absolutely mind blown that he has experienced several sides of the conflict: victim, perpetrator, military, Protestant, internationalist/republican , mediator."

This tour is rated in the top 1% of five star tours in Europe by worldwide travellers. You will experience the best sights, sounds, culture food and drink that Belfast has to offer. You'll see and hear the story of the Titanic, look out over Belfast to the three kingdoms of Ireland from a spectacular viewpoint before having lunch at the old Belfast Gaol. You'll also walk in the old Entries of Belfast town and discover the city's long history through its beautiful and historic City Hall.

"By crossing cultural divides and promoting ethical storytelling, Frank’s work in education is also critical to ensure that the project of human rights has a future." Dr(s) Martell and Walzer USA

Your experience ends by visiting and experiencing the world famous Peace Walls and hear first hand how the city that once tore itself apart has become a beacon of peace in a troubled world. You'll be travelling in a luxury Mercedes Vito that has on-board audio sound and visual displays so you will have a fully guided experience throughout. This is a unique tour that is not offered by any other company in Ireland so you will be sure to have an exclusive tour with one of the best professional guides in the world. This unique experience is led by Belfast historian and author Francis Higgins (Religion, Riots and Rebels (2018) Tall Tales the Men of Belfast Shipyard (2022) You Could Die Laughing (2024.)


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