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Harry,our tour leader and driver, made this an amazing day - his extensive knowledge and great wit made this fun and painless learning !! I wasn't dressed as well as I should have been for the 'soft' Irish day, but I still had a wonderful time !!
Only wish tour included Knoth as it was so nearby !
I knew nothing of New Grange before this tour and I am so happy that I went to visit the site. It was incredible. From the moment we got on the bus in Dublin, our guide Michael was an absolute joy. It was a pleasure to listen to him recount the history of the sights we saw along the route to Tara and then New Grange. The sites are well kept and our New Grange guide Jackie was so enthusiastic about her subject. A great tour and a wonderful way to spend a day.
Our guide/bus driver Michael was great. He really enjoys his job and was very friendly and informative. The Newgrange guide was also friendly and accommodating of all our questions. It was a great experience.
A wonderful mix of cultureand fun! Our witty and caring driver-guide, Michael, gave us a lot of interesting pieces of information about everything happened to be on our way and some usesul tips (everything fully knowledgeable even for non-native speaking people...). Newgrange and Tara are, of course, mystical spots, but we enjoyed even the stops to say hello to the donkey or to watch Howth wonderful seals. On the bus the atmosphere was cozy and relaxed, and we had just the time to be on our own for a bit without getting bored. Highly recommended!!!
our tour guide was terrific. We were very happy with every aspect of this tour. New Grange and Hill of Tara were fascinating places, we are so glad that we didn`t miss the opportunity to see these amazing places.
Fantastic Tour! Harry, our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and had a plethora of compelling information to share. Both sites are well worth the price of the tour individually, but Newgrange was absolutely one of the highlights of our entire trip to Ireland. The chance to go inside a structure over 5000 years old is an opportunity not to be missed. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Dublin.
Excellent day! Great driver and tour guide. He made sure we had a great day out and shared his country's history very well.
Our guide Harry was very knowledgeable and shared loads of interesting facts with us. Newgrange and Tara both very impressive. One remark: the photo accompanying this tour is misleading. It shows the high tower at Monasterboice and the tour does not stop there.
Showed a lot of Irish history. Well conducted, guide was very knowledgeable.
A great historical tour! We were lucky to have a small punctual group of only 9 people. Everything nicely organized, very friendly, funny and informative guide/driver. Newgrange experience is amazing. Don't forget to bring something that you can tie to the Fairy tree at the Hil of Tara. And be sure to go inside the tourist office to register for the tour before boarding the bus.
This trip is a dream for the archaeology lover! This trip was on a small bus (30-ish seats) so it wasn't as frantic as the 50+ seater tours I had been on. Much more low key. The tour guide/driver we had was fantastic, Harry I think was his name. He was full of knowledge and, like every Irish person seems to be, full of stories. Definitely one of my favorite tours!