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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, Galway, H91 CX5P, Ire...
    Spanish Parade, Galway, H91 CX5P, Ireland
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    Tour departs on steps of Galway City Museum/Tourist office, next to Spanish Arch. (Irish postal code: H91CX5P).

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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4.85
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4.77
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4.82
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Jeffrey 16 Jun 2024
Toronto

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Travelled in group - Jun 2024
Emily was an amazing guide with knowledgeable info provided the entire 2 hrs. Learning & questions answered in a fun & informative manner. Highly recommend as a new visitor to Galway she made the city walk a fantastic experience.Toronto Canada
Rob Linardon 13 Jun 2024
Melbourne

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Terrific tour lead by a warm, welcoming and knowledgeable Joe. It was a pleasure.
Steve 12 Jun 2024
Swindon

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Very interesting and fun tour.
Leanne 11 Jun 2024
Melbourne

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Joe showed us the highlights of his hometown Galway . Fun and informative we really enjoyed this tour.
Anne-Marie 08 Jun 2024
Melbourne

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Emily was very clear to hear and extremely informative about Galway’s life and times.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
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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