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Galway: Private Historic Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Activity provider: Wild About Ireland

Galway: Private Historic Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Activity provider: Wild About Ireland

From US$ 126.48 per group up to 20

Discover the quaint medieval city of Galway with a local guide. Visit all the key historic places on this walking sightseeing tour as you journey through 800 years of the city's history.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
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  • Explore Saint Nicholas Church, Ireland's oldest functioning medieval church
  • Visit the King's Head Pub, which is located in a historic medieval building
  • Wander through the Medieval Quarter of Galway City with your guide
  • Stroll along the River Corrib Walk and admire all of the surroundings
  • Discover the Fishmarket Square and learn about the history of the area
Full description

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.

  • Private walking tour
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

The Browne Doorway is located in Eyre Square. It is a stone doorway with an oriel window above surrounded by the protective glass at the entrance to the square.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Umbrella
  • Rain gear
  • Waterproof shoes

Know before you go

  • The tour takes place rain or shine
  • The distance covered is approximately 1 mile (1.5 km)
Customer reviews

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Derek was absolutely delightful. He was very personable, funny, and knowledgeable. He takes questions, and gives valuable feedback. 100% recommended. Wish we could take him everywhere with us!

May 27, 2022

Derek was lovely! We were able to explore lots of different landmarks that were enhanced with his historical knowledge. He was very informative and he was patient with my attempts at Irish. :)

June 22, 2022

Product ID: 412158