Day Tour: Hill of Tara Trim Castle Boyne Valley Celtic sites

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Treat yourself to an unforgettable day to these 3 unique historical spots, listen to stories of Ireland's Celtic and Norman heritage. Enjoy a delicious picnic at the atmospheric ruins of ancient abbey

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Highlights

  • Explore three historical spots, belonging to different eras & learn its stories
  • Visit the ancient seat of Ireland's Celtic kings and soak in the atmosphere
  • Immerse yourself into Ireland's powerful storytelling and its legends
  • Enjoy a delectable picnic of local treats at the atmospheric spot of the abbey
  • Visit the best preserved Norman castle in Ireland & learn about Norman invasion

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Start your day by exploring one of the most important and special places in the psyche and imagination of the Irish people - Hill of Tara. Listen to many fascinating stories about the lives of Ireland's ancient kings, prehistoric and Celtic traditions. Take your time to explore the well-preserved ruins of once magnificent medieval monastery and learn some colourful episodes of its history. With its maze of passageways with dead ends and interrupted staircases Bective Abbey was chosen to be a location of a few scenes in the iconic Mel Gibson’s movie Braveheart. It is also a perfect place for a picnic and we'll have teas/coffees and treats there! Visit the largest and most dramatic Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland, admire it from its generous surrounding space and have a fascinating tour inside the castle. Learn some interesting facts about the Norman conquest of Ireland, way of life and traditions from Middle Ages and about the castle’s powerful owners We’ll have a walk around the town of Trim, which is listed as one of the top tourist attractions, has the oldest bridge in Ireland and important medieval buildings. We’ll stop by for lunch in one of its lovely cafes (optional).

Includes

Local Guide Private vehicle Transportation to and from Dublin Guided Tour of Hill of Tara, Trim Castle and Bective Abbey Picnic with local Irish pastry/treats and tea/coffee

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