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Galway City Walking Tour

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Address: Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 86 887 3377
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Galway Tours is Galway City’s leading walking tour operator. Our...

Galway Tours is Galway City’s leading walking tour operator. Our knowledgeable local Guides will show you the History and Culture of this Vibrant Medieval City. Not only will our guides teach you the history of Galway City they will also give you an insight into what Galway is all about.

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Great Experience in Galway

My husband and I took the walking tour of Galway City which we found very informative with our tour guide providing the history of the city and amusing stories as we walked this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Halifax, Canada

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I took the walking tour of Galway City which we found very informative with our tour guide providing the history of the city and amusing stories as we walked this charming city.The weather was rainy and very cool for July which we were told is the norm so dress accordingly.There was time provided to browse a small... More 

Thank dsmith31
Leverett, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Wonderful, interesting historic walking tour of Galway. Our tour guide was very knowledgable and interesting. We were so happy we took this tour. We visited a church and he went through the church and explained everything. He gave the history of Galway including the interest of artist and culture. Talked about Eyre square. Our tour included a stop at the... More 

Thank trisht7k
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a ghost tour and this tour popped up without much details, so we emailed Brian who replied right away and we ended up with a personalized tour of Galway's history with added ghost stories. After the tour we ended up at O'Connor's pub in Salthill which was the cherry on top. Fun filled info-packed tour with... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Brian knows how to bring the interesting characters and the history out of his walk. Great tour overall! Brian is a local with a love for history and it transpires through the tour.

Thank 313bohemiansoul
Cape Breton
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241 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We did a super walking tour with a smily, quick witted, friendly and informative Brian Nolan. His pace was easy going in the most western city in Ireland. He spoke of the culture, history, artistic and musical heritage of this vibrant, thriving city. He was a breath of fresh air on a fast paced trip. Definitely a must to do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

we did the day trip to Dingle and we had a great time. Paul did a great job of getting us there and shared a lot of his knowledge of the area.pointed out nice place to grab a quick bite to eat. Stopped at some great spots for pictures.!!!

Thank Jac C
Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

We took the 1:30 bus to the Cathedral and got off. We were supposed to be picked up at 3:05. The bus never showed up. We had to walk back to town.

1 Thank Gjackso
Abbotsford BC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

This coach tour was for Connemara and Cong. The driver was rude to the guests and :laid down the law" about his rules and regulations for running "his" bus. He made sure that everyone knew he was the boss and that whatever he said - goes. We were so put off with the arrogance , we wanted to leave the... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Beautiful scenery and sights - and the weather cooperated! Excellent itinerary. Ron, the driver, was great - good driver and very helpful. Comfortable bus too. Made several unscheduled photo stops and a couple of potty breaks. Stopped for lunch at a reasonable time also. Overall a very enjoyable tour.

2 Thank bobe2
Venice, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Connor Reardan is very knowledgeable and an interesting guide. Not a strenuous walk, but saw much of the city and learned it's history. Highly recommend!

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