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County Galway Walking tours

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Galway City: Guided 1.5-Hour Walking Tour

1. Galway City: Guided 1.5-Hour Walking Tour

Experience Galway from a historical, cultural, and modern point of view. With your expert guide, discover key points of interest and get insider tips on food, drink, and other activities in the city. Start the tour at the historical Eyre Square area. Learn first about wealthy merchant families who made Galway one of the wealthiest places in medieval Europe. Hear further tales of invaders, visiting presidents, movie stars, and the local legends who helped put Galway on the map. Stroll through the medieval city center, with several stops en route to highlight the historical significance of the area. See sights like the medieval city walls, Lynch's Castle, and Saint Nicholas's Collegiate church, among others. Get a glimpse of what makes Galway so important when it comes to its fame as a haven for artists. Learn more about cultural events such as the Galway International Arts Festival and Galway Film Festival which take place during the year. Conclude the tour at the buzzing Spanish Arch area beside the sea, with a detailed introduction given to the Claddagh village and its people.

Galway Food Tour

2. Galway Food Tour

This Galway food tour is a 2.5-hour culinary delight. It gives a great overview of the passionate people and beautiful produce which combine to make Galway one of Ireland's gourmet jewels. During the tour, you will meet artisan producers and sample their products with experienced local guides, giving you insights into local favorites and treasured ingredients. Galway's famous food culture is explored over a morning and takes in some of the city’s best known and secret food haunts. You'll try produce including oysters, cheese, sushi, crab, whiskey and artisan bread. This is an unforgettable trip for foodies and to experience the now-famous Galway Market, with visits to award-winning restaurants and cafes.

Galway: Private Historic Walking Tour with a Local Guide

3. Galway: Private Historic Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Located in the West of Ireland, Galway is a quaint medieval city with a big heart. Accompanied by your local guide, visit key historic sights and earn about local history, dating back to the 13th century. This tour can be customized to best suit your interests. Explore Eyre Square and visit Galway's historic Latin Quarter. Discover the significance of the name of King's Head Pub and visit Saint Nicholas Church, the oldest functioning medieval church in Ireland. At the Claddagh Ring Museum, learn about the symbolism behind the wearing of the Claddagh ring. At the old Fishmarket Square and Spanish Arch, hear about the rich history and traditions of the area.

Dublin: Magic Christmas, Myths & Legends Private Guided Tour

4. Dublin: Magic Christmas, Myths & Legends Private Guided Tour

Get into the Christmas spirit by taking a walking tour through the beautiful city of Dublin. You will visit St. Michan's Church, Dublin Castle, the Temple Bar, City Hall, and more with a guide. Wander through the streets draped in Christmas lights, and feel spellbound by the magical atmosphere during the festive time. You will see the oldest bookshop in Europe and the Victorian market, which opened in 1881. Stop by the pubs and markets and take a sip of mulled wine and spirits. Afterward, you will inhale the odor of the pine leaves of the main Dublin Christmas tree and learn about Christmas traditions, based on Irish mythology. Experience the stunning and realistic nativity scene of Dublin. Fill your heart with joy and experience the magic of the city during the festive season. 

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4.6 / 5

based on 189 reviews

Gary was local and had shared nice hidden history about the place and answered all the questions we had and he had nice recommendations as well. I would recommend Gary to everyone.

Great tour - were able to choose the time to suit our itinerary. Gary was able to answer our questions and made it both relevant and entertaining. Would totally recommend

Excellent in every way. Lovely guide, friendly and knew the area, showed us every christmas relatef thing there was to see higly reccommended .

Our guide, Gary was terrific. He tailored our tour to our interests, age & very shitty weather ……. Bravo

It was really fun, a wonderful way to learn about the area