Our Newgrange & Hill of Tara Tour is one of the only tours with a guaranteed entrance and guided tour of the Newgrange’s world-famous Passage Tomb.
Departing from Dublin four days a week, it is a must do for all visiting the island of Ireland. Also stopping at the Hill of Tara, which was once the ancient seat of the High Kings of Ireland, you will also get the opportunity to visit Howth Harbour & Village, renowned for beautiful views over north county Dublin.
This unique and once in a lifetime opportunity includes a guaranteed guided visit to the Newgrange Passage Tomb, a UNESCO World Heritage Site dated 3,200BC and is one of the oldest Neolithic burial chambers in Europe, it is even said to be older than the Egyptian pyramids!
Finally, get the chance to visit the Stone of Destiny, Lia Fáil, which is the most famous monument at Tara and is Ireland’s ancient coronation stone. The Stone sits on the King’s seat; and in Irish Mythology, it is said to be the Stone of Destiny, a sacred object left behind by mythic godlike people, which too was once said to be Ireland’s greatest Tribe, Tuatha Dé Danann. Legend says the stone will roar when touched by the rightful King of Tara, visitors are invited to try; you never know what might happen!
08.45 Check in at Dublin Visitor Centre, 17 Lower O’Connell Street, Dublin 1.
09.00 Depart from Dublin City.
09.45 Arrive Howth Village.
12.00 Arrive at the Newgrange Passage Tomb.
15.45 Arrive at the Hill of Tara.
17.30 Arrive back in Dublin City Centre.