Eyre Square Centre

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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.

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What people are saying about Eyre Square Centre

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 10 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

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

Our guide was very knowledgeable and excellent in his oratory. We enjoyed the time and the experience

Top tour, great overview of the history of Ireland and the city of Galway.