Ireland, Ireland

Boyne Valley Tour

Boyne Valley Tour

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11 tour stops

1

Trim Castle

Trim Castle is the largest, best-preserved Anglo-Norman castle in Ireland

1 min
2

Hill of Tara

It is said that a quarter of the landscape of Ireland can be seen from the hill.

 
3

Newgrange and Knowth

Newgrange is the best-known monument of the World Heritage Site of Brú na Bóinne.

 
4

Monasterboice

The ruins of Monasterboice are of an early Christian settlement in County Louth.

 
5

Old Mellifont Abbey

The abbey imported it`s formal style from the abbeys of the same order in Europe.

 
6

Hill of Slane

St. Patrick lit his Pascal Fire here, in direct opposition to the pagan beliefs

 
7

Kells Monastic Site

Kells, or Ceanannas Mór, meaning Great Fort, was known to be a royal residence .

 
8

Spire of Lloyd

The tower is 100 feet high and has a lantern round the top similar to a lighthouse.

 
9

Loughcrew

Loughcrew is roughly contemporary with Newgrange a concentration of 30 passage tombs

 
10

Fore

Fore Abbey

 
11

Girley Bog

This site is of considerable conservation significance as it comprises of raised bog.

 

Overview

A region rich in heritage and history - from the 5,000 year old Newgrange passage tomb, and the High Kings of Tara, to the Battle of the Boyne at Oldbridge and Cromwellian Siege of Drogheda, there are so many things for you to discover.

Itinerary 118 km / 6:03

Offline map included

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