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Don & Barry's Historic Stroll in Old Kinsale

Don & Barry's Historic Stroll in Old Kinsale
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Don & Barry's Historic Stroll in Old Kinsale. The original daily walking tour of Kinsale. Daily 7 days from Kinsale Tourist Office at 11.15 April-Oct. Plus early bird tour at 9.15 May-Sept, Mon- Sat. Selected by Rick Steves as 'Kinsale's single best...more
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Currahoo | Ballinspittle, Kinsale 123, Ireland
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All reviews walking tour barry's tour rick steves come alive great tour his knowledge highly recommend this tour great sense of humor story telling informative tour rich history great stories highlight of our trip small group beautiful town historical information charles fort
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought it was an excellent tour. Delivered in a lighthearted way, but if you listened there was some serious history in there explaining a lot about the present Anglo/Irish situation. I was fascinated by the recanting of the story of the Kindle Giant, and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SymonDolly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have taken the tour three times while hosting different visiting guests. Both Don and Barry are fantastic guides who have mastered the art of sharing historical knowledge with storytelling.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank OhLeeHart
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Barry hosted this stroll and he was so warm & welcoming! The history of Kinsale is so interesting and Barry was very entertaining and informative! It was an enjoyable activity and I highly recommend it!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amy L
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Wow! What a fun, informative and lovely stroll. Barry was so knowledgeable, and his delivery was filled with humor. A trip to Kinsale is not complete without this.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lcarringtontaylor
Reviewed October 29, 2018

My friends and I did the Kinsale walking tour with Barry, and we absolutely loved it! He was incredibly knowledgeable of the history of the town and helpful in giving recommendations for post-tour activities. He even called a restaurant that he recommended for us to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kmagriples
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Barry is a great guy with a love of Kinsale. His tour gave us history, personal stories, laughs and an all around enjoyable time. Our tour was on July 4 so he borrowed an American Flag for us to take pictures with. We had a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Donna M
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

This was a great historical tour of the city. Our guide was very knowledgeable and provided a fun and educational narrative about the cities people and history. I’d def recommend!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Melissa M
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Loved Barry’s whole approach to his town. Very knowledgeable about the history but with a way of making it fun and interesting. The hour and a half flew by. Could quite easily do it again, I’m sure you’d hear different facts about this compelling place.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fernaker
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Had Barry on our tour -- an excellent tour guide. Very knowledgeable, funny, easy to understand. He was even interested in the participants and seemingly effortlessly brought us into the tour. Perfect hour to learn about this charming and historic town. Thank you Barry.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Scenic739838
Reviewed October 25, 2018

I could not recommend this strongly enough as a way to learn about Kinsale. Barry is a fantastic combination of knowledgeable historian and humorous story teller. He works hard to keep the entire party engaged, and his enthusiasm is infectious.

Date of experience: October 2018
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dalepaints
May 19, 2018|
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Response from robertmX5294OR | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about a website, was written up in Rick Steve’s guidebook. Cost is €8 and group size varies- we had about 20, but he carries a small amplifier. He has a big kiosk at the TI near the harbor.
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KailuaGal
January 25, 2017|
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Response from BarryMoloney | Property representative |
The tour ends 2 mins walk from Kinsale Tourist Office.
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