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From Dublin: Boyne Valley, Newgrange Celts and Castles Tour

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Take a day tour from Dublin to the scenic Boyne Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See the ancient Celtic temple at Newgrange, Trim Castle, the Hill of Tara, and Slane Castle.

Highlights

  • Visit Newgrange, a place of astrological, religious, and ceremonial importance
  • Tour Trim Castle, the largest Norman castle in Europe
  • Discover the amazing Boyne Valley
  • Explore the Hill of Tara, the ancient seat of the high kings of Ireland

Description

The Boyne Valley and the Boyne River extend through the counties of Meath and Louth in the east of Ireland to the sea at Drogheda. Explore this historically important and wonderfully scenic area on a guided tour from Dublin. This tour includes your entrance fee and skip the queue at Newgrange Monument and Bru Na Boinne. Discover the sites and monuments in this area that date back over 5,000 years. Learn about the story of Ireland and the Irish people that can be traced back in this valley to the first Neolithic settlers and their megalithic tombs and to the Celts and their pagan beliefs. Visit Trim Castle, the largest Norman Castle in Ireland and film location of the movie 'Braveheart'. Proceed to visit the Hill of Tara, the ancient seat of the High Kings of Ireland. Hear about the Viking Raids and the Norman Conquest of Hugh De Lacy. See the sites of the Battle of the Boyne in 1690 and the major Irish Rebellions of 1641 and 1798. Finally, head to Slane Castle, home of the Marquess Conyngham, and the site where U2 recorded the Unforgettable Fire album, before heading back to Dublin.

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Transport from Dublin Guides Entrance fees and skip the queue into Newgrange and Bru Na Boinne

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