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Galway Walking Tours

New Dock Road | Harbour Hotel, Galway, Ireland
087 2903499
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Ranked #6 of 46 activities in Galway
Type: Tours
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166 reviews 166 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

There are two types of walking tours in Galway which have seemed to merge into one on this website. The free walking tour is not part of this review, and is started in the Eyre Square. The Professional walking tour starts from the tourist information centre (€10 per person) with Fionna, Gerry, Liam etc is very informative. The pace is... More

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Metro Detroit
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

My sister and I had a fabulous tour with Fiona in Galway. It was our first day in Ireland and what a welcome and wonderful tour we had! Fiona was very knowledgeable and had lots of juicy stories to tell about early Galway. She had a nice pace and answered all of our many, many questions about Galway and Ireland... More

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Long Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Neil was an excellent tour guide. It's not a riveting tour, but the history of Galway doesn't have as much murder, mayhem, and misery as the rest of Ireland. A great way to get a feel for this lovely city.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We took the free walking tour that Cole had available and it was great, everything we had hoped for. Our guide was a young man with a great deal of knowledge about Galway and Ireland. He even saw something he had never seen, a fish caught from the river we walked along. Tip him well if you take the tour,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

As others have said Fiona was punctual and informative. I would recommend booking her on your first day in Galway..even better if you're staying a few days so when you're on your own you almost feel like a local. Among other things, she told us about kicking the wall at the end of the salthill prom. We figured why not.... More

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Maineville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Funny, low key, informative. A great way to learn something about Galway history and the beauty of this great city.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We met Fiona to tour Galway early on the morning of 4/9. We were scheduled to meet her at 10:00 but tried to arrive somewhat early. She was already at the hotel and waiting for us when we arrived at 9:45. We found her to be extremely knowledgeable and enjoyable to tour with. She took us around to the major... More

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Fiona Brennan met me at the Galway tourist office, and in spite of being the only punter for the day's tour, cheerfully took me on for the 90 minute journey through Galway's medieval streets, bringing history alive before my very eyes. The tour was fun and interesting; and I could not recommend it more highly. My only regret is not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Paul, our guide, gave us a first hand experience of life in yesteryear to remember. Filled with gore and horror, but told with true Irish whit and humour. Even threw in a true Irish saying about never .letting the truth get in the way of a good tale. Absolutely outstanding day.

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Jasper, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Wow, what an amazing way to learn about the history of Galway! Do not miss walking around the city with Fiona. She is an excellent tour guide, a delightful person. and extremely knowledgable. It truly made our time in this wonderful city more meaningful. She's the best!!

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