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Newgrange Tombs and Hill of Tara Tour from Dublin

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    1 Apr - 31 Oct: Monday, Tuesday, Friday & Saturday

  • Duration

    About 8.5 hours 

  • Start time


  • Meeting Point
    17 Lower O’Connell St. (inside Dublin Visitor Centre). 
    So there's no rush, please arrive at least 15 minutes early. 
  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point 

Key Highlights

  • Visit some of the most historic sites in Ireland with this guided tour from Dublin
  • Tour the Hill of Tara, the seat of the High Kings of Ireland
  • See Europe’s largest and oldest Neolithic burial chambers chambers – the Newgrange Tomb
  • Visit the fishing village of Howth and enjoy spectacular views over Dublin Bay
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted


This wonderful day tour from Dublin takes you to visit some of the most historic sites in Ireland. Explore ancient burial grounds, see the battlefields of great Kings and hear a wealth of Celtic myths and legends.

Accompanied by a guide, you will head to the Hill of Tara, the archaeological complex. It contains several ancient monuments, and according to tradition, was the seat of the High King of Ireland.

However, the highlight of the day is a visit to the famous Newgrange Tombs. This magnificent UNESCO World heritage site is dated 3200 BC and is one of the oldest and largest Neolithic burial chambers in Europe, predating the Egyptian pyramids! As part of your tour, you will be taken on a guided tour of the actual tombs of Newgrange.

Your last stop of the day is in a small fishing village of Howth. You will climb to Howth Summit where you can end the day with spectacular views looking out over Dublin Bay. Let the fresh sea breeze invigorate you before you head back to the city via a coastal route.

About the Supplier: Fulfilling the globetrotting dreams of wide-eyed travellers for over 100 years, Gray Line is one of the leading travels and tours services in the world. They serve up the perfect local-meets-global travel activities - from VIP tours to shore excursions - and will be your best friend for a truly authentic experience of the real Ireland. 


  • Entry to the tomb, Newgrange
  • English live guided tour
  • Wi-Fi onboard


  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel transfers
  • Optional gratuities

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Customer Reviews

  • 4
    10/03/2016 Barbara M Lovett, United States
  • 4
    Fantastic day full of fun and history
    08/12/2016 Diane Riley, United States
  • 4
    06/19/2016 Y X ONG, United Kingdom

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