NEWGRANGE AND HILL OF TARA TOUR

NEWGRANGE AND HILL OF TARA

 
Newgrange: 5000 years old, Newgrange is located in the Boyne Valley. A world listed heritage site, Newgrange is a Neolithic Ritual Centre and Passage Tomb with architectural links to the prehistoric maritime peoples of Portugal, Northern Spain, Brittany, Denmark and the Western Isles. This building is a thousand years older than the Pyramids and the oldest astronomical observatory in the world, completely intact since the Stone Age. River Boyne (in the Valley of The Kings): Learn of the famous battle, a watershed in Irish and European history (it changed the balance of power in Europe from the French to the Dutch in 1690), while enjoying a leisurely drive along the banks of the River Boyne. Hill of Tara: Stand on the Hill of Tara, the ancient Royal site of the Irish High Kings, where 142 Kings were crowned. You will see 23 of Ireland's 32 counties. The Village of Slane: The cradle of Irish Christianity - where St. Patrick lit the Paschal Fire.

 

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