Walking Tours in Galway City

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Our Galway City walking tours will bring you to all the must see locations and some of the hidden gems in the City including

Eyre Square

The focal point of the City, Eyre Square has undergone many changes over the years. John F Kennedy came here before his assassination and the park is now called Kennedy memorial park in his honour.

The Town Walls

The earliest account of the walling of Galway is from 1270 of which significant sections of the walls are still in place today.

Lynch's Castle

Located at the centre of the old medieval town, Lynch's Castle is one of the oldest buildings in Ireland still used for commercial purposes.

Collegiate Church of St Nicholas

Dating from the 1300's, Christopher Columbus stopped off here on his way to the new world in 1477.

The Spanish Arch

Images of this area adorns practically every guide book about Galway. The name is a reference to a time when Galway enjoyed a strong trading relationship with Spain.

Historic Pubs

Learn the stories behind some of Galway's most famous landmark pubs such as The Kings Head, De Burgos and O'Connells.

The Lynch Memorial window

One of Galway's most famous attractions and famous legends, this window holds many secrets.

Pro Cathedral

The Catholic Pro Cathedral has been closed as a place of worship since 1965 when the new Cathedral opened. This building has a rich and at times tragic history.

Town Hall & Courthouse

These elegant buildings have an interesting history and also some  hidden mysteries.

The River walkway & Mill Streams

Enjoy breathtaking scenery and learn the the stories behind the powerful Corrib River

 

 

 

 

We Provide tours for groups of 6 or more

Tour lasts approx 90 - 100 minutes

Discounts available for large groups

Prices available for University Groups.

Minimum charge €100

groups@galwaytours.ie

 

Tours available between 9am and 7pm

- 90 Minute Medieval Galway Walking Tour

- 2 hour Medieval City and Waterways tour

- Whiskey tasting for Groups

- Historic Pub Trail

-Walking Tour and Chocolate tasting