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Galway Top Highlights & Claddagh Village Walking Tour

Discover the medieval heart of Galway and learn about the origins of the city. With our small group tour you will enjoy a solid introduction to Galway city and its many must-see top sights while your expert local guide makes sure your tour experience is engaging and authentic. This tour is go-to for everything relating to Galway’s history & heritage.

per adult from

$41

AUD

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Easy Access entrance tickets to The Museum of Galway
    • Immersive experiences to understand Galway its people and culture
    • Enjoy over 1,000 years of history brought to life, dramatized in incredible stories.
    • Tour is led by an expert professional English speaking local guide
    • Entry/Admission - Galway City Museum
    What's excluded :
    • Food & Drink
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Transportation
    • Entry/Admission - Druid Theatre
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Lynch's Castle 40 Shop Street, Galway Ireland

    Discover and learn about the 14 tribes of Galway and find out more about this medieval Castle (now and AIB Bank) with Henry VII Coat of Arms & Gargoyles.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: American House Eyre Square, Galway H91 PHK1 Ireland

    Eyre Square (‘An Fhaiche Mhór’ in Irish) in the heart of Galway City, is officially known as the John F. Kennedy Memorial Park. The square has a rich history dating back to medieval times when markets took place on the green in front of the town gates. It remains a popular gathering place for visitors and natives alike and the grass areas are often packed on sunny days. A bust of the US President Kennedy, who was made a Freeman of the city, marks the spot where he made a speech to approximately 100,000 Galway people in 1963, on his last trip before his assassination.

    There are a number of ornate fixtures in the park, such as the historic Browne family mansion doorway (1627) and the Quincentennial fountain (1984) which is a representation of the Galway Hooker, which is a traditional fishing boat unique to Galway.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Oscar Wilde & Eduard Vilde Statue, William Street, Galway Ireland

    Brief Stop on Shop Street to view Oscar Wilde Statue to her about one of Ireland’s most iconic writers.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church, Market Street, Galway Ireland

    Visit the church where Christopher Columbus is said to have visited before sailing for the new world.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Druid Theatre, Druid House Flood Street, Galway H91 PWX5 Ireland

    Visit the Druid Theatre - a major Irish theatre company, based in Galway, Ireland. In 1975, the Company was founded by Garry Hynes, Marie Mullen and Mick Lally - all of whom first met and worked together as members of University College Galway dramatic society, commonly known as NUIG Dramasoc. It was the first Irish

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: The Spanish Arch, Spanish Arch, Galway Ireland

    Visit & explore this famous medieval archway very much connected to the heart of Galway’s medieval maritime history.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Galway, Galway, County Galway, Western Ireland

    From the Spanish Arch quarter guests will view the famous village of Claddagh where the famous Irish ring of love, friendship and courage first originated when Claddagh was a small fishing village.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway Ireland

    Visit this compact museum founded in the mid-1970s. It was originally located in Comerford House, which prior to this had been the home of artist Clare Sheridan. The museum began as a residual collection of medieval stones from the city, acquired by Sheridan. Curated by Etienne Ryan, Michael Keaney, Bill Scanlan and Jim Higgins the museum built up a general folklife, industrial and militia collection

    Duration: 45 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Stop 4, Galway, Co. Galway, Ireland
    Departure Time :
    10:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Spanish Arch, 2 The Long Walk, Galway, Ireland
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Your health & safety are our primary concern along with having a great tour. Guides follow hygiene protocols based on WHO & local government guidelines. We request guests practice hand sanitization on entering & leaving venues & request use of masks. High traffic areas sanitized by venue operators.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by LetzGo City Tours

Activity ID: V-8954P29

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