Free tour

Discover Galway City Free Tour

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: English
Registered on April 08, 2022

Hi everyone my name is Gerard and I will be your tour guide for the day . Let me Introduce you to the wonderful city I live in that is Galway city. Failte Ireland Approved Regional Tour Guide . Looking forward to meeting you 😀

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
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Tour description

.Before you book this Tour, please take a moment to read the important information  

* Tour needs a min of 5 people to start *
If you don't see availabilty on the calendar and have more than 5 people  Please message me  at 353852517444 watts app or [email protected] to see if I can set up a tour
Join me for an adventure exploring Galway City! Get ready to uncover the hidden treasures of the City of the Tribes in a fun and relaxed atmosphere with Gerards walks . This tour will be conducted in English

Punctuality and Waiting Time:
As a courtesy to everyone, we allow a waiting time of 5 minutes past the hour for all participants to gather. We would greatly appreciate it if you could arrive 5 to 10 minutes early, so we can start the tour promptly and provide a seamless experience for all.

Tour Itinerary :

General Tour of Galway City that lasts approximately 1hr 30 Mins We'll kick off our journey at the famous Eyre Square, where you'll learn about its intriguing history, from Medieval times to the present-day as a popular spot. Then, we'll meander through the enchanting sites and sounds of the city

Here's a glimpse of our itinerary:

  • Eyre Square: The 14 Tribes
  • Shopping centre: The Wall vs History 
  • Shop Street: The Famous Musician
  • Lynchs Castle: Discover the Mayors 500 years
  • Lynchs Memorial Window: A Haunting Tale
  • St Nicholas Collegiate Church: The Legend of Santa Claus
  • Richard Martin Town house : Animal Rights
  • The hall of the Red Earl- Death and Taxes
  • The Spanish Arch- The Spaninsh Armada

Language and Introduction: The tour will be conducted in English and serves as an introduction to the captivating history of Galway City, from its past to the present day

*Tour needs a min of 5 people to be able to start *

11:30am and 5:00pm /Monday to Sunday 
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Special Occasions: If you wish to book a tour for special occasions such as St. Patrick's Day (March 17th), Halloween (October 31st), Christmas Eve, St. Stephen's Day, New Year's Eve, or New Year's Day or have your own private tour , please contact me at [email protected] to make arrangements.

Inside St Nicholas Church: If you'd like to explore the inside of St. Nicholas Church, there is a door charge of €5. Seniors and students can avail of a concession price of €4.00

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Eyre Square, Eyre Square, Galway, Ire...
    Eyre Square, Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
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    Padraic O Connaire Statue Eyre Square Galway

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Eyre Square
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Shop Street
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Lynch's Castle
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Lynch Memorial Window
  • 5
    Outside visit
    St. Nicholas
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Hall of the Red Earl
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Spanish Arch
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Galway City Museum

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Ariadna 01 Jul 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
Gerard was a fantastic guide, we learned a lot of things and we enjoyed a lot the tour. He knows so much about the city and he makes you love it!
Elspeth 11 Jun 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
A really interesting and informative walk. We learned so much about Galway, and it was good craic as well! Would highly recommend Gerard as a guide. Genuinely interested in everyone in his group, and knows so much about the city! Thanks Gerard, you and your walk added to our stay ;) !
Sharon 21 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Great walk and stops of interest. Just enough history to want you to look into more if you have time.
Jonathan 17 May 2024

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Gerard was a fantastic guide to the city of Galway, I learned a lot on the history, and some great spots to check out. It helps so much adding more context to the subtleties of the beautiful city! Thanks Gerard!
Amaia 02 Apr 2024

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Whereas the weather wasn’t perfect we had a really nice tour with Gerard. Thank you!!!
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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