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Eyre Square and Galway city Free Walking Tour

Your Guru: Gerard
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4.2
10 ratings
  • Galway
  • Available in English
  • 1h and 30min

About the Guru

Failte Ireland Approved Regional Tour Guide with a degree in Tourism management. I have worked with many Tour companies in Galway City and I currently run Tours the 700 year old famous St Nicholas Church. I lived in Galway City for more than 15 years and have a great knowledge of history, places, and food.

Failte Ireland Approved Regional Tour Guide with a degree in Tourism management. I have worked with many Tour companies in Galway City and I currently run Tours the 700 year old famous St Nicholas Church. I lived in Galway City for more than 15 years and have a great knowledge of history, places, and food.

About the Tour

Come and enjoy a tour of Galway City! Discover the hidden treasures of the City of the Tribes in an a relaxed atmosphere.

The Tour is an Introduction to the City and history only.


>>> >This tour is given in English only . Tour won't take place if it  is ☔ ☔  ⛈️ raining too heavy or there is a storm . For more inquiries etc contact or like  hiddentoursgalway on any social media. *Tips are appreciated and can given by cash or Revolut*  

If you would like to visit the inside of St Nicholas Church there is a charge of €5 at the door and if senior or student there is a concession price of €2.50

General Tour of Galway City

Start from the Famous Eyre Square.
We start
from Eyre Square, learn about its beginning, how it was once a hanging Gallows and to Its present day use visited by many famous people over the years and most notably John F Kennedy . Then I will take you through the sites and sounds of Shop Street soaking in the history and local stories and myths also visiting Quay St to see the first laid foundations of Galway City and finishing up at the Galway City Museum. The Tour is Aprox 1:30 with a stop for Coffee  ☕ 

Itinerary: 

  • Eyre Square Galway
  • Shop Street
  • Lynchs historic window
  • St Nicholas collegiate church 
  • Quay St  
  • Spanish  Arch  
  • Galway City Museum 



Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: Padraic O Connaire Statue Eyre Square Galway

Frequently asked questions

Accessibility:
The tour is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Large groups:
Large group bookings are not accepted.
Minimum of attendees:
No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour to take place.
Pets:
The tour is not suitable for pets.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Tour opinions (10)

4.2
By category
Professionalism
4.2
Fun
3.8
Expression
4.3
Quality
4.2
Route
4.3
Katharina
10 Aug 2022 Frankfurt
Verified booking
Travelled alone - Aug 2022

Gerard gave an awesome tour with lots of historical input. I truly enjoyed it!

Response from Gerard
Thanks Katarina , glad you enjoyed it . Happy Travles and do come back again very soon . Kind regards Gerard
Marie
09 Aug 2022 Nyon
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022

Much room for improvement!

Response from Gerard
Hi Marie thanks for the Feedback . Really appreciated. The Tour is a General Tour of Galway City as In Description. Its an introductory Tour to the City . Thanks again and enjoy the rest of your Travels
Sandra
04 Aug 2022 Bovenden
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Travelled in couple - Jun 2022

MARK
29 Jul 2022 London
Verified booking
Travelled alone - Jul 2022

Bernard is genuinely friendly and appears to enjoy history and imparting his wealth of knowledge.

Karla
24 Jul 2022 London
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Travelled in couple - Jul 2022

Amazing tour! Would definitely recommend if you’re in Galway and want someone to tell you about the history of the city and take you to great spots.

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!