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You're going to love Londonderry

Derry, dating from the 6th century, was the UK’s first-ever City of Culture. With beautiful architecture, a fascinating history, and a uniquely Irish spirit, the city has heaps to tempt travellers.

Londonderry is great for history, food, and football.

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Getting to Londonderry

Domestic flights land at The City of Derry Airport. But for international flights, you’re looking at a three-hour drive from Dublin, or one and a half hours from Belfast International Airport.

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Staying in Londonderry

If you’re a foodie, you’ll want to stay in the Cityside, where you’ll find restaurants and markets. Bogside is rich in history, while Waterside, on the east of the River Foyle, is mostly residential.

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