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Galway Walking Tours

#14 of 53 Tours in Galway
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Address: 24 Dock Road | Harbour Hotel, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 87 290 3499
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A lovely walk with Fiona!

We took the walking tour with Fiona today and had a grand time. It felt like strolling about the town with a friend who has an unbounded enthusiasm for Galway (it's contagious... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
habodo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the walking tour with Fiona today and had a grand time. It felt like strolling about the town with a friend who has an unbounded enthusiasm for Galway (it's contagious!). She peeled back the layers of time to share her knowledge of history, legend, architecture, and where to nip in for a pint or a piece of the... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Fiona was one of the best guides we have had on any tour we have ever been on. You can tell she loves her job and is very proud of Galway where she lives and points out all the interesting facts and little stories that you would only see or hear with a brilliant guide. Love Galway and love Fiona.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Entertaining and informative, all you could ask for in a tour guide, would highly recommend, this a must do when in Galway

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Kissimmee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Sean was very good, easy to understand, knowledgable and loves Galway. Great history with interesting several stories

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Frederick, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

We passed several groups of walking tours as we headed to the TI on Forster St. and I felt fortunate indeed to meet Liam for the 11:30 tour departing from the TI. Liam was so knowledgeable and engaging as he shared his passion for his native city. We truly got a sense of Galway through the ages as Liam revealed... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Went out with Brian today for about a 45 minute tour of downtown and the river walk toward the Spanish Arch. Galway is a beautiful town and it would be easy to just walk around and enjoy it. Brian brought a much deeper dimension explaining the history of buildings and the city itself. Even recommend a great pub for lunch!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

The tour thru Galway was entertaining and worth the time. Our guide was nice and very well informed. Walked thru the entire town almost backwards, he was that good. Told good jokes and had some awesome sarcasm (highly funny!). At the church he even went into free masons, conspiracy theories and the da Vinchi Code. My only comment would be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

I was lucky to get a personal tour of Galway with Fiona. We hit most of the historic sites around the village. Fiona also pointed out restaurants, pubs, and the best stores for jewelry and wool. She has a terrific grasp of history. My only regret was doing the tour on my last day instead of my first.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

We met at the Harbour Hotel at the appointed time, but it was not Fiona it was someone standing in for her. He was definitely an experienced tour guide, from the sound of what he told us. He said he had never done the tour from this starting point and appeared very thrown off by it. We did not see... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Fiona was a wonderful guide- very knowledgable and articulate. She shared with us many fascinating stories and tidbits we would have never even thought to look for! Well worth the price. Highly recommend.

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