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Discover the Enchanting Cycle Paths of Slane and the Boyne Valley

Embark on an exhilarating cycling adventure in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East. The village of Slane, nestled in the scenic Boyne Valley, offers a gateway to some of the most captivating cycling routes in the country. These paths are not just about the ride; they’re an invitation to immerse yourself in a landscape steeped in ancient history and natural beauty.

The cycle routes around Slane weave through lush greenery and rolling hills, guiding you alongside the beautiful River Boyne. As you cycle along, you’ll encounter historic landmarks like the Hill of Slane, where St. Patrick lit his Paschal fire, challenging the pagan High King of Tara.

Beyond Slane, the routes expand into the broader Boyne Valley, revealing hidden gems like the UNESCO World Heritage site of Brú na Bóinne, home to the world-renowned Neolithic passage tombs of Newgrange and Knowth. Each turn offers a glimpse into Ireland’s past, enveloped in an ever-changing tapestry of fields and skies.

Alternatively you can take the westerly route towards Navan and cycle along the stunningly beautiful ‘Boyne Greenway’, which runs along the River Boyne all the way to Navan.

Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or a leisurely rider, the paths around Slane cater to all. So, saddle up and let the winding roads of Slane and the Boyne Valley lead you on an unforgettable journey through Ireland’s soul-stirring history and landscapes.




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