Delve deep into ancient Irish history during this full-day tour to Newgrange monument (or Knowth monument dependent on availability) and the Hill of Tara from Dublin. With your small group, limited to 13 people or fewer, visit Norman Castles, sacred burial mounds, royal coronation sites from the Iron age and Megalithic temples. Learn about the ancient history infused in some of the Boyne Valley's landmarks such as the Hill of Tara, Trim Castle, and Newgrange. Pickup and drop-off in central Dublin.
Discover top Dublin attractions and enjoy skip-the-line entry to St Patrick’s Cathedral on this 2.5-hour Dublin walking tour. Beat the queues at St Patrick’s Cathedral and head straight inside with your guide. Admire beautiful statues and colorful stained-glass windows, and learn of St Patrick — Ireland’s famous patron saint. Delve deep into Dublin’s medieval quarter and visit Dublin Castle, where centuries of ancient history come to life. Explore the gardens and towers, and learn of the many important roles the castle has played in its checkered past.
Explore the Viking and medieval history of Ireland on a half-day tour of Dublin’s section of The Pale. Visit the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology to learn about the 250-year history of the Vikings in Ireland, then continue to Dame St Dublin Castle, Christ Church Cathedral, St. Audeon's Church, and St. Patrick's Cathedral to hear more about Viking, Norman, and English rule. Conclude with a pint at Ireland's oldest pub.
From the Vikings to the Normans, English royals to national independence, the story of Ireland is a tumultuous tale dating back hundreds of years. History enthusiasts can uncover the rich Irish story on this guided tour to several of the city's top landmarks, like Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin Castle, and Trinity College. Along the way, learn about important figures in Irish history, and even sip a pint of local beer in an historic pub—included in the tour.
Instead of burying your nose in a guidebook or trying to spot what the guide’s talking about from inside a crowded tour bus, don’t miss a thing as you discover Dublin by foot on this compact center-city walking tour. With a private guide by your side, discover the history of the city through its landmarks, from the age of Vikings to the present day. Visit historic and cultural landmarks like Trinity College, Dublin Castle, Christ Church Cathedral and much more.
Do Dublin your way with this customizable private tour of the city. There’s no need to waste time studying maps or waiting for public transport with a guide to drive you around. As a history graduate and genealogist, your guide can also share information on Dublin’s history and heritage, as well as its most interesting sights, from St. Patrick’s Cathedral to the Ha'penny Bridge.
You will be greeted by your chauffeur guide at the reception of your hotel or your location / address in Dublin City. You will have a stress-free luxury day tour in an Executive Mercedes Benz V Class MPV. suitable for up to 6 passengers.It is a flexible tour, the listed sites are an example of the Newgrange tour. You have the option of including or excluding sites according you preferences.Tour starts and ends in Dublin.
We bring visitors to the Heart of Ireland and let them explore the real Ireland, feel relaxed and have fun. We combine the well-known sites in Ireland's Hidden Heartlands Region and the Wild Atlantic Way with some of the country's best-kept secrets. We create memorable experiences with culinary treats using the finest local produce, top-rated accommodation with spectacular views across the Lough Ree and traditional music, song, dance and storytelling by celebrated local performers.
Discover the best of Dublin! Why the city was named (Dubh Linn) "black pool"? How were vikings related to it? Enjoy intriguing architecture, history, events, and stories right back to its Viking and medieval origins. Dublin has so many great locations, each with its own fascinating tale. During this tour, we will also skirt past many obscure places that will either leave a smile on your face or come as a complete surprise.You will see 18th century Parliament House and Trinity College, Ireland’s oldest university. Before wheeling around buildings, streets and laneways with their own engaging stories on the way to Dublin Castle. What is so extraordinary about Chester Beatty Library? What's so special about medieval St Patrick’s Cathedral? How old is Christ Church Cathedral?What is the story of Bram Stoker and his Dracula? Where you can find the knights and ghost? During this tour, we are not going inside the object.
This unique tour uses Ireland’s artistic and literary wealth to explain the historical moments, traditions, wars, movements, and eras that have sculpted Ireland through the centuries.We’ll explore the highlights of the National Gallery, National Library and National Museum, with a break half-way through.Consider those great cultural and artistic treasures that represent your country’s history. For the USA, it is paintings like ‘Washington Crossing the Delaware’ and ‘American Gothic’ by Grant Wood, original manuscripts of Edgar Allan Poe and Walt Whitman, and objects full of cultural symbolism like The Liberty Bell.This tour will show you their Irish equivalents:- Symbolic paintings representing the Norman Conquest of Ireland and the Irish Civil War;- Insight into the life and works of W.B. Yeats - Ireland’s Greatest Poet;- The Tara Brooch and the Ardagh Chalice – treasures that epitomise Ireland’s Golden Age (500-800AD).
On this tour we visit Newgrange, the Neolithic burial site that dates back over 5000 years. From there we visit the 10th century High Crosses at Monasterboice and the Melifont Abbey dating back to 1142. We will also visit the Battle of the Boyne site fought in 1690 by King William & King James.