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Galway City Walking Tours

#11 of 73 Tours in Galway
Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Galway City Walking Tours
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Galway Walks offers fun, quirky, entertaining and interesting walking tours of Galway city and county with a top-rated guide. You will explore some of the top sites of the city, learn about Galway's history and get a taste of local life. Galway...more
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Eyre Square | 8 Eyre Square, Galway H91 WV88, Ireland
+353 86 327 3560
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All reviews brian nolan walking tour with brian great tour highly recommend brian his vast knowledge wonderful afternoon hour tour galway city his enthusiasm informative guide year olds rich history whiskey tasting great walk tour group beautiful country great fun
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our three teenagers generally do not enjoy walking tours but they were engaged by Brian’s easygoing delivery style and the fact he made the tour as relevant to them as it was to us. I would recommend Brian as a walking tour guide in Galway...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We felt so lucky to have Brian as our guide in Galway city - he has an encyclopaedic knowledge of both the City and West of Ireland which he shares with generosity and humour. The tour went so quickly and the imprint it has left...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am delighted that you and your husband enjoyed my walking tour of Galway. Being in the hospitality business yourself, you know that you are only as good as your last client or guest says that you were. The feedback from you and the others...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brian was a delight from the first email interaction I had with him enquiring about a tour to the very end of the tour. This is no cookie cutter experience. Brian is flexible and intuitive, adjusting the pace and content to suit his audience, adding...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Susan, you are too kind. I really appreciate your kind words here, and more-so, that you 'get it'.... I try to make every tour different, relevant, and yes, fun too. Doesn't alway work...but sometimes it does...and it makes me and my guests happy... thanks again...More

Reviewed October 13, 2018

Brian Nolan was recommended by our hotel, and we were delighted. He was a wealth of information, and gave our group of 12 the option of taking the tour in various directions to fit their interests. Added so much not only to our appreciation of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

My pleasure. It's always a better tour when folks get engaged with the subject and the culture and your group were exactly that, great, fun, interested, interesting and charming. I'm really delighted you enjoyed our walk, and thank you so much for this lovely review....More

Reviewed October 10, 2018

As part of the Overland Ireland tour group this walking tour was scheduled when we arrived in Galway. I would not have thought to do a walking tour BUT I am so glad it was scheduled! Brian is personable & extremely knowledgeable!!To have visited this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Haha... I'm thrilled you saw the little Movie Short, my movie debut!! LOL. 'The Postcard' was a film-short competition my friend entered, they'd to write, script, film, edit and publish a five-minute move, all in 48 hours...and she won... and I was co-star...it was quite...More

Reviewed September 29, 2018

We chose this tour guide based on Trip advisor reviews and he didn't disappoint. What an interesting, informative and humorous couple of hours spent in his time. We got great value for money at €10 A head. Thanks Brian.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

My pleasure Roger. The walk was all the more enjoyable with the wonderful September weather and the Oyster Festival. Thanks for your lovely and kind comments ...I really appreciate it. Perhaps we will walk again. Brian

Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Brian Nolan gave a great tour on a somewhat rainy Tuesday afternoon. It was a little less than 2 hours but was funny and informative. I’d like to think most of it was true, also! This was a cool way to learn about and become...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Haha Nate... of course it was all true... well, all the true bits anyway...lol..! No, honestly, I get inspiration from the people on my tours and the stories just well up in my head, and demand to be heard. I'm glad you enjoyed our walk...thank...More

Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

We had Michael on our free walking tour and he was excellent. He is an intelligent and entertaining guy and taught us a lot about Galway and Ireland in general. He loves Ireland and is great at telling tails. University trained and very down to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Michael does not do my specific tours, but I am happy to pass on your compliments to him when I next see him on the street. Glad you enjoyed the walking tour, and our lovely city...and thanks for supporting the walking guides in Galway. Brian

Reviewed August 24, 2018

We were a party of 8 in Galway for one day and we booked with Brian in advance. A true Galway man with so much local knowledge and Irish history at his fingertips. He took us to the usual places of interest and those less...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Margaret. I really had a whole lot of fun guiding your group of septuagenarians around Galway that morning. My only regret was I couldn't join you for the rest of the day, lunch and a few beers in your company sounded like a delightful way...More

Reviewed August 22, 2018

Loved hearing the story of Galway and it's role in the history of Ireland. Also loved his take on the local color, sites and sounds of Galway. Very informative

Date of experience: July 2018
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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review. I am so fortunate to have such a great job...and such interested and fun guests. Really appreciate your taking the time out to pen this note. Brian

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July 9, 2018|
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Response from jeanburbank | Reviewed this property |
I found it to be a relaxed pace
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Response from Seafoodtraveler | Reviewed this property |
Email the contact on their website is easiest but you can call as well
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February 15, 2018|
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Response from Galwaywalks | Property representative |
Sorry for delay... I took a short winter break. I will walk any day that there is demand for a tour. Easiest way is to book through the website galwaywalks ...comes straight to my phone...unlike the tripadvisor questions... More