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Waterways & Westend tour

This tour highlights our maritime history and how the water had been used to enhance our relations with europe and indeed the world. One of europe’s fastest flowing rivers offered the opportunity to harness its power which would bring Galway into the industrial age offering employment in textiles, distilling and munitions.

per adult from




2 to 3 hours


Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Licensed Tour Guide
    • Entry/Admission - Galway Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - NUIG
    • Entry/Admission - The Long Walk
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Galway Cathedral, University and Gaol Rds. Cathedral Square, Galway Ireland

      Europe's Youngest grand Cathedral

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: NUIG, Galway, Co. Galway, Ireland

      Opened in 1849 , Today one of the top 100 universities in the World

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: The Claddagh, Galway, Ireland

      One of Ireland's oldest fishing villages

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: Canal Road Upper, Canal Rd Upper, Galway, Ireland

      Walk the picturesque banks of the eglington canal , hearing stories of trade , famine and industry.

      Duration: 45 minutes

      Stop At: The Long Walk, Long Meadow Facing Galway Bay, Galway Ireland

      Hear stories of the long walk many took to board a ship in the hope of a better life and how the water was to put Galway on the international Stage

      Duration: 30 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      Spanish Parade, Galway, Ireland
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Under the arch
      Departure Time :
      2/29/2020 - 10/22/2021
      Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 11:30 PM
      Return Detail :
      Taylor's Bar & Beer Garden, 7 Dominick Street Upper Galway's Westend, Galway, H91 RP48, Ireland
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
      • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
      • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • 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.



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    Organised by Galway City Tours

    Activity ID: V-254267P2

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