Tour departs from Spanish Arch Park, Opposite "Jurys Inn Hotel"
Saturdays at 11 am
The city of Galway is today a vibrant bustling urban settlement, its compact center is best experienced on foot. Join our passionate, award-winning guides and immerse yourself as we stroll the streets of the cultural Capital of Ireland and experience the unique atmosphere of street musicians, quaint shops, lively pubs, and traditional music sessions daily, all set amongst the stunning medieval streets and laneways of one of the most popular towns in Ireland.
With a history dating back to the 12th century with the building of a fort at the mouth of the River Corrib by the O’Connor Clan. The settlement Fourteen merchant families of the fifteenth century brought trade and prosperity to the town and left us Lynch’s Castle and St Nicholas’ Collegiate church as their legacy. The reputation of the city was such that in the fifteenth century Christopher Columbus came to visit and pray in St Nicholas’s Church. Join our free walking tour and discover the stories behind the castles, Cathedrals, the Spanish connection, and the world-famous Claddagh Ring
The highest quality is guaranteed on this tour because it is entirely tips-based. Your guide does not get paid by the city or any business to deliver your tour but will accept a donation at the end if you wish to leave one. Please feel free to tip your guide according to your budget and how much you enjoyed the tour. Unfortunately, we can not take groups of 7 or more on this tour, if you are traveling with a group of seven or more please contact us, and will endeavor to arrange a private tour for you