Sightseeing Tours to Newgrange and Glendalough with Bus Éireann

Visitors to Ireland and staycationers can enjoy seeing some of Ireland’s unforgettable tours – Newgrange and Glendalough – with ease this summer with Bus Éireann’s great value day tours from Dublin.

The Bus Éireann tours operate until late September. The price for an adult ticket is very good value at €34 and includes entry fees to the Newgrange tomb, which is over 5,000 years old and Boyne Valley Visitor Centre on the Newgrange tour and admission charges to Powerscourt Gardens and Glendalough Visitor Centre on the Glendalough Tour. A further 5 per cent saving can be made by purchasing the day tour tickets on-line at

The day tours, which operate from Busáras (Bus Station) in Dublin City Centre, take in some of Ireland’s most scenic locations with magnificent and fascinating historic sites.

The Glendalough, Powerscourt Gardens and Wicklow Panorama Tour travels through the “Garden of Ireland” to visit sites such as the stunning Powerscourt Gardens, the Wicklow Mountains, the Wicklow Gap and the monastic ruins at Glendalough. The trip includes a guided tour in historic Glendalough. Glendalough, or the Glen of two lakes, is one of the most important sites of monastic ruins in Ireland. Situated in an idyllic valley with an upper and lower lake, the serenity of Glendalough is further enhanced by high crosses, churches and the most famous landmark – the round tower.

The Glendalough, Powerscourt Garden and Wicklow Panorama Tour operate from Thursday to Sunday inclusive up to and including 29 September 2013. Tours depart Busáras at 10.00 and are scheduled to return to Busáras at 17:45.

The Boyne Valley & Newgrange Tour operates via the Hill of Tara and visits the Boyne Valley Visitor Centre at Newgrange. Customers can explore the history of one of the most ancient sites in the land and see the magnificent prehistoric monument of Newgrange. The tour includes a visit to the famous Newgrange tomb, which is older than the pyramids of Egypt and predates Stonehenge by about a thousand years. The Boyne Valley offers beautiful surrounding and is one of Ireland’s most fertile and wooded landscapes.

The Boyne Valley and Newgrange Tour operates every Thursday and Saturday until 29 September 2013. The tour departs Busáras at 10.00 and returns back to the bus station at 17.45.

Bus Éireann day tours enable customers to travel through some of the most picturesque and stunning scenery that the East of the country has to offer.  With the year of the Gathering, Bus Éireann encourages local people to invite visitors abroad to visit the hidden charms of the East and discover a real Irish welcome.

Our professional drivers/tour guides have been highly trained. They provide excellent information and knowledge with history and facts throughout the day. Bus Éireann day tours are very popular amongst all ages and tastes.

Individual tickets for the Bus Éireann Day Tours cost €34 for adults, student/OAP €32 and tickets for children (under 16) are €25. To avoid disappointment, customers should book in advance (essential during peak season).

Enjoy travelling this summer with Bus Éireann, your local, fast, friendly and reliable coach service.

For more information please visit the Day Tours section on, email or contact (01) 8366111.

Monday, 29th July, 2013