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Galway City Walking Tour

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  • Live Guide
  • 1.5 hr

This is an intimate tour with a local. The idea is to relay all information in a fun manner and to leave visitors with a very good experience, not just the bare facts. Galway is a vibrant, fun and energetic city and our tours will reflect that energy. Each tour is as new an experience for the guide as the visitor. No two tours are ever the same. That is what makes Athas Tours so unique.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Eyre Square

Our accredited guide will show you the many points of interest in the historic city centre part of Eyre Square, along with tips about the city.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church

Marvel at this 1320 church filled with ancient and more modern history from Knights Templars to hidden stories about corpses that miraculously didn't decay. Forgotten soldiers, vicious invaders and a tolerance seen that Galway is famed for.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Lynch's Castle

Hear about the Lynch family and the most famous Galway story. See Ireland's best preserved city castle in all its glory.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Spanish Arch

The end-point of the tour, looking across to the famous Claddagh village. Listen to the story of the Arch, Claddagh, the ring assoc listed with it, as well as the fisher folk.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Oscar Wilde & Eduard Vilde Statue

Learn how Oscar Wilde ties in with Galway city, European Capital of Culture 2020

Duration: 5 minutes