From Dublin: Celtic Boyne Valley and Ancient Sites Tour

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Explore Ireland's rich history on a full-day bus tour from Dublin with a local guide. Visit Hill of Tara, Trim Castle, Loughcrew's Cairns, and Fore Abbey.

Highlights

  • Stop at the Loughcrew Passage tomb, the burial site of a legendary High King
  • Visit the Hill of Tara, where the High Kings of Ireland were crowned
  • Tour Trim Castle, one of Ireland's largest Anglo-Norman castles
  • Explore the ruins of the magnificent Fore Abbey and discover its history
  • Capture unforgettable moments at iconic landmarks.

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Take this tour to explore the Neolithic tombs at Loughcrew, the Iron Age hill at Tara, the 7th-century Christian monastery at Fore Abbey, and the Anglo-Norman castle at Trim. The historically significant Boyne Valley in Meath County, long home to ancient high monarchs, is a stop on this Celtic trip through Ireland's ancestral territories. Next, visit to the Hill of Tara, a holy location and the former home of the high monarchs of ancient Ireland. Discover centuries of history with breathtaking views of the landscape, including the well-known Coronation Stone and An Forradh monument. Experience this 5,000-year-old Boyne Valley gem firsthand. After that, take a tour of Trim fortress, the biggest Anglo-Norman fortress in Ireland with an intriguing past that dates back to the thirteenth century. Discover Trim's vast gardens and three-story massive keep for a tour that will never be forgotten. Take amazing pictures and take in the medieval ambiance of Trim. Following that, we go to Loughcrew, the location of Neolithic passage tombs with complete rock art covering the inside walls that date back more than 5,000 years. After our visit, we will have lunch at a nearby restaurant, where the tastes enhance the area's rich history and add even more value to our experience. Visit Fore Abbey, the site of Saint Fechin's founding of a Christian monastery in the seventh century, lastly. Before it was destroyed twelve times, the settlement was home to 300 monks at its height. Explore the ruins, which include Saint Fechin's Church, which dates back to approximately 900 AD.

Includes

Transportation to and from Dublin Air-conditioned vehicle and USB ports Driver/guide Wifi on board Entry to Loughcrew Entry to the Hill of Tara Entry to Fore Abbey

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