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County Derry

County Derry

County Derry (also known as Londonderry), is a beautiful region in Northern Ireland, renowned for its beautiful coastline and countryside. There are some rather nice archaeological sites in excellent state of conservation.

Visit County Derry

A region marked by history…

But the Derry region is also sadly famous for having a painful history, pitting two communities against each other: the Catholic Republicans and the Protestant Unionists, both of whom have been fighting each other since the second half of the 20th century. It is in this region, and more precisely in the city of Derry, that the terrible episode of Bloody Sunday (1972) took place.

Fortunately, the peace process currently in place has helped to improve the political situation in the region, and conflicts have been greatly reduced…


County Derry: discover the map

(Tourist sites and places to eat and drink)


County Derry: activities and sites to visit

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Once fortified walls to protect the city of Derry!

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A museum on the History of Londonderry, and the conflict in Northern Ireland.

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Magnificent mountains, well worth the effort! They offer extraordinary and 100% wild landscapes!

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You like breathtaking views? Admire the Mussenden Library and its breathtaking ocean view!

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A symbol that illustrates the complexity of the conflict in Northern Ireland.

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Derry's largest Catholic Cathedral in Northern Ireland! Still a very popular place for locals!

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A museum installed in an old medieval tower? The establishment is worth the detour: you don't see time passing!






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