Full-Day Castles and Celtic History Tour from Dublin: Newgrange, Hill of Tara
From a centrally located meeting spot in Dublin city centre, you will travel through Boyne Valley, Newgrange to experience the Celt and Castles tour. A Journey through time on this full-day guided tour of one of Ireland's most important prehistoric areas.
This tour is a shared-group experience with fully qualified and enthusiastic guides.
Your tour begins in Dublin city centre, where you will meet your guide and set out through the beautiful Boyne Valley. This is one of Ireland’s most important prehistoric areas and the surrounding landscape is dotted with ancient monuments and castles.
After leaving Dublin, travel North West into the counties of Meath and Louth. Visit the ancient monument of Fourknocks, a small megalithic burial tomb, and see the Hill of Tara, the ancient high seat of the Celtic Kings of Ireland. Next, pay a visit to Trim Castle, where the movie Braveheart was filmed.
After lunch (own expense), experience Slane Castle and the town that surrounds it. This is a short stop and photo opportunity to view the castle that is still lived in to this day. While you are there, hear how U2 recorded their album 'The Unforgettable Fire' in the castle.
Continue to Newgrange, one of Ireland’s most impressive ancient monuments and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, then stop to admire the 6th century monastery of St Buite and Monasterboice.
After a full-day excursion, head back to Dublin, where your tour ends around 5.30pm.