Soak yourself in the mystical charm of Ireland in a whole day Castles and Celtic history tour from Dublin. Be fascinated by the history and legends surrounding the Hill of Tara, the ancient high seat of the Celtic Kings of Ireland, where 142 rulers were said to have reigned in olden times. Here, you will find intriguing monuments, including Lia Fail, the coronation stone for the High Kings. Explore ancient tombs of Newgrange, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the 6th-century Monasterboice Monastic Site, renowned for its high Celtic crosses and round tower, then stop by the famed Slane Castle, host to many high-profile events that range from concerts in its vast grounds to intimate gatherings in its halls. Discover Trim Castle, the largest Norman castle in Europe, and completed after 30 years of construction. This castle was the location of some scenes of the movie Braveheart. End your day with a stroll in the town of Howth, a rustic fishing village in Dublin Bay, for a glimpse of Irish culture that goes back to the Viking Era.
The trip starts with a pick-up at Lower O'Connell Street in Dublin. You will be seated comfortably in a luxurious, air-conditioned coach with free wi-fi access. Relax and enjoy the view of the lush Irish countryside on your way to Boyne Valley. An expert tour guide will help you obtain insight into Irish culture, folklore, and history.
Travelers who have experienced the tour commend it for being well-organized, immersive, informative, and enjoyable. It is a must-try.