Newgrange and Tara Hill Celtic History Day Trip from Dublin

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Experience Highlights

Discover Ireland's rich history on this 8-hour tour of the region's castles, prehistoric monuments and Celtic heritage. Highlights include Trim Castle, the ruins of Newgrange and the Hill of Tara, home to the ancient Celtic kings of the area.

You will be accompanied by an expert guide who will teach you about the history and folklore of the region . An excursion full of tradition where you will have the opportunity to get to know the rich historical heritage of the region. Ideal for nature and culture lovers.

  • Discover Ireland's Celtic history and heritage on a fully guided tour from Dublin.
  • Visit prehistoric monuments in the Boyne Valley, the Hill of Tara and the ruins of Newgrange.
  • Explore the famous castles of Trim and Slane, and learn about Ireland's rich culture and folklore.

What’s included

  • Excursion from Dublin to Newgrange and Hill of Tara
  • Expert guide
  • Transport in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance to the Newgrange archaeological complex

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Discover Ireland's historic treasures on this full day tour from Dublin. Spend approximately 8 hours exploring the region 's historic castles, prehistoric monuments and Celtic heritage. Throughout the tour, you will be accompanied by an expert guide, thanks to whom you will discover many interesting facts about Irish history and folklore.

You will start your tour with a visit to the impressive Trim Castle, one of the largest castles in Ireland, famous for being the setting of the film Braveheart . Continue to the Boyne Valley, where you can marvel at the prehistoric monuments and tombs of the site, which date back more than 5,000 years.

Next, you will visit the Hill of Tara, the seat of Celtic kings and a sacred site believed to have been the ceremonial centre of Celtic culture. The Hill of Tara is a must for anyone interested in Ireland's Celtic heritage. You can also explore the prehistoric ruins of Newgrange, an archaeological site believed to have been built around 3,200 BC .

A tour of Ireland's impressive historical heritage will allow you to learn more about the island's rich tradition and culture.

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4.8
· 167 Reviews
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    Esther
    5
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    An absolutely recommendable excursion. Our driver made the trip to the past a wonderful experience.
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    Lidia
    4
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    Newgrange had an expert guide and Tara Hill had a stunning sunset.
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    Vanessa
    5
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    Our trip to the Boyne Valley was wonderful. Everything was very easy...we just went up and down and enjoyed every site we visited.
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    Luiz
    4
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    I love the history of Ireland and so this tour was fantastic.
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