Best of Galway Tour

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on January 08, 2020

We are a local, independent Irish Free Tour company. Join us to see the most famous sights and to discover the hidden places where the Irish people go. As Irish people, we are informal and friendly people and it is a pleasure for us to share our country with you. Join us for the local perspective!

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

The city of Galway is today a vibrant bustling urban settlement, its compact center is best experienced on foot.  Join our passionate, award-winning guides and immerse yourself as we stroll the streets of the cultural Capital of Ireland and experience the unique atmosphere of street musicians, quaint shops, lively pubs, and traditional music sessions daily, all set amongst the stunning medieval streets and laneways of one of the most popular towns in Ireland.

With a history dating back to the 12th century with the building of a fort at the mouth of the River Corrib by the O’Connor Clan. The settlement   Fourteen merchant families of the fifteenth century brought trade and prosperity to the town and left us Lynch’s Castle and St Nicholas’ Collegiate church as their legacy. The reputation of the city was such that in the fifteenth century Christopher Columbus came to visit and pray in St Nicholas’s Church. Join our free walking tour and discover the stories behind the castles, Cathedrals, the Spanish connection, and the world-famous Claddagh Ring 

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  • Meeting point:
    Spanish Parade (Spanish Arch), Galway...
    Spanish Parade (Spanish Arch), Galway, Co. Galway, Ireland
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    Tour departs from Spanish Arch Park, Opposite "Jurys Inn Hotel"

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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Fabiana 25 Sep 2023

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Travelled alone - Sep 2023
Joe is amazing, very recommend!
Jan 24 Sep 2023
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Great little tour under the circumstances (it rained through most of the tour) Joe was a very informative and interesting guide and modified visits according to the weather conditions (much appreciated) Well worth it.
RENE 23 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Es un tour que recomiendo, es muy interesante para acercarse y conocer el centro y la historia de Galway.
Carmen 22 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Joe was an amazing guru! We really enjoy the tour and discovered us do curious and funny stories. Thanks you so much for your sympathy Joe, we will never forget this amazing morning with you!
Karen 20 Sep 2023

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Travelled in group - Aug 2023
Gillian was fun, informative and interesting. The time went really fast. He did a great job. We all loved the tour and would highly recommend it.
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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
There is no minimum number of people 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.
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