Located in the stunning North West of Ireland, the charming city of Derry~Londonderry is renowned as one of the finest 17th Century Walled cities in Europe, full of fascinating history and culture. Named by Lonely Planet as a 'Top 10 City in the World' and winner of the inaugural 'UK City of Culture 2013', this vibrant destination offers a unique opportunity to step back in time and enjoy a city that is youthful, vibrant and rich in its history both ancient and living - a true 'place to savour' which extends a #LegenDerry welcome to the passengers and crew of all our visiting cruise ships!

There is much to see and do in Derry~Londonderry! A guided tour of the 17th Century Walls is the best way to get an overview of this city's facilitating history. Passengers can visit the magnificent St Columb's Cathedral, check out attractions such as the Museum of Free Derry and the Siege Museum, meet the Mayor with a private reception in the Guildhall before finishing up their day with a fun Irish coffee making masterclass accompanied by lively traditional Irish music. Passengers can also enjoy the 4th of July Independence Day celebrations at the Ulster American Folk Park, have an exclusive lunch with a Duke & Duchess in their private stately home or afternoon tea in a 5* Irish castle. Cult HBO series Game of Thrones was filmed across Northern Ireland's spectacular landscapes and guided tours of key locations depart regularly from the city.

Our idyllic position linking the Causeway Coastal Route with the award winning Wild Atlantic Way offers a wide range of itinerary options to cruise lines enabling them to maximise their shore excursion potential. Less than a 1 hour transfer takes you the UNESCO World Heritage Site the Giant's Causeway and Bushmills Whiskey Distillery, the oldest licenced distillery in the world! To the West of the city passengers can marvel at the stunning natural beauty of Co. Donegal, home to fabulous attractions such Glenveagh National Park and Doagh Famine Village not to mention some of the best links golf courses in Europe and gateway to the spectacular 'Wild Atlantic Way' - the longest defined coastal touring route in the world!

For each call our friendly and professional team provides:

  • Full support from our Cruise Development Officer for all your requirements
  • Shuttle bus support
  • Complimentary shuttle co-ordinators
  • Complimentary welcome pack for passengers
  • Tourist information and bureau exchange service
  • On-pier welcome entertainment
  • Civic Welcome to the city from our Mayor

For more details contact cruise@visitderry.com

We look forward to welcoming you to Ireland's North West!