Popular Archaeology in Dublin
Our most recommended Dublin Archaeology
1. Newgrange Private Morning Tour from Dublin
Travel back through the centuries on a half-day morning tour to Newgrange from Dublin, and discover a prehistoric monument that is older than the Egyptian pyramids and Stonehenge! Depart Dublin and travel through the beautiful Boyne Valley, site of the famous Battle of the Boyne and a favorite spot to fish for salmon and trout in Ireland. Upon arrival at Newgrange, enter the passage tomb for a fully guided tour of the circular mound. The remarkable Neolithic ritual center has architectural links to the people of Denmark, Portugal, northern Spain, Brittany, and the Western Isles. Explore the 5,000-year-old settlement before the crowds arrive. Then, transfer back to Dublin through County Meath, home to some of Ireland’s most spectacular heritage sites. The entire area of the Boyne Valley is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, with 40 monuments that date from as early as 3200 BC.
2. Dublin: Treasures of Ireland Museums Private Tour
This amazing tour uses Ireland’s artistic and literary wealth to explain the historical moments, traditions, wars, movements, and eras that have sculpted Ireland through the centuries. You’ll explore only the highlights of the National Gallery, National Library and National Museum, with a break half-way through. This cultural tour is designed to provide the right mix of variety and depth so that you remain engaged throughout the 3-hours. This tour will show you some of Ireland's great artistic achievements like the symbolic paintings representing the Norman Conquest of Ireland and the Irish Civil War, insight into the life and works of W.B. Yeats - Ireland’s Greatest Poet and the Tara Brooch and the Ardagh Chalice, treasures that epitomise Ireland’s Golden Age (500-800AD). And the best part of the tour? It’s the evocative explanations of how these pieces of art fit into the jigsaw puzz...
3. Dublin: 2-Hour Guided City Tour for American Tourists
Visit the most charming spots in Dublin on this 2-hour guided walking tour. Admire city highlights and learn the local history as you sightsee with an expert guide. Explore the heart of the Irish capital and home of acclaimed literary pioneers such as Oscar Wilde and James Joyce. Meet your guide at the famous Christ Church Cathedral and start your adventure. Walk along O’Connell Bridge over the Liffey and capture stunning photos along the river. Continue to O'Connell street in the city center and visit the many historical landmarks in the area. Hear the charming stories and tales behind every turn with your local guide. Feel free to ask your guide for recommendations on pubs, restaurants, and attractions in the city.
4. Dublin: Walking Tour for Seniors
Enjoy a walking tour of Dublin that has been specially adapted for seniors. Visit the most charming places in the city with a guide and learn about what makes this city so special. See and learn about some of Dublin's major sights, including Sugarloaf Mountain and O'Connell Bridge. Hear stories about this historic city as you explore its streets and hidden corners.
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What people are saying about Dublin
Great trip with fascinating cliffs
The tour is really well organised. And the prop plane flight is really fun. The island's cliffs also very impressive. The only downer is the long journey from and to Dublin. It means you spend a large part of the time on the train/shuttle bus. But there is the option to stay a night in Galway. You might consider whether it would be better to stay a night there and do another tour the next day, and then return to Dublin.
Beautiful and very professional
The tour was very well managed by the guides. The flight to Inishmore was very exciting, unfortunately you couldn't see much of the island from the air. The guide on the island was very entertaining and always had a joke in store. I can recommend this tour to anyone who is not afraid of flying.