Newgrange & Hill of Tara Tour - Mary Gibbons
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12 St Catheryn's Court, Newgrove Avenue, Sandymount, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Mary Gibbons operates the Newgrange and Hill of Tara tour that also includes a trip to the River Boyne and the Hill of Slane.
A fun day discovering the magical and mystical Monuments in the green fields and hills of Ancient Ireland. "I have been on all the tours this tour is the best by far." - S. Brooks, London Tour Guide.
Newgrange: 5000 Years Old, Newgrange is located in the Boyne Valley – a listed world Heritage site along with the Great Wall of China. The Pyramids of Egypt and Stonehenge. Newgrange is a Neolithic Ritual centre and passage tomb with architectural links to prehistoric maritime peoples of Portugal, Northern Spain, Brittany, Denmark and the Western Isles.
Boyne Valley : Learn of the famous battle, a watershed in Irish and European history, while enjoying a leisurely drive along the banks of the River Boyne.
"This is the most detailed of all the tours - an accuarate account of Irelands history" - Eamon P Kelly, Keeper Irish Antiquities National Museum of Ireland.
Hill of Tara: Stand on the Hill of Tara the Ancient Royal site of the Irish High Kings. View 23 of Irelands 32 Counties.
The Hill of Slane: “The Cradle of Irish Christianity”
Where St. Patrick lit the Paschal Fire.
Pick up points:
Monday – Saturday:
09:30 AM Mespil Hotel (Mespil Road).
09:35 AM Burlington Hotel (Donnybrook).
09:40 AM Four Seasons Hotel (Ballsbridge).
09:45 AM Berkeley Court Hotel (Pick-up: Front Gate).
09:50 AM Davenport Hotel (Merrion Square).
10:00 AM Merrion Hotel (Merrion Square).
10:15 AM Dublin Tourism (Suffolk Street, Pick-up: Pizza Hut).
10:25 AM Royal Dublin Hotel (O'Connell Street).
2 hours 30 minutes, approx. Return time: 4:30 PM approx.