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The Spanish Arch Tours and Tickets

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A Galway landmark on the banks of the River Corrib, the Spanish Arch is the remains of a late 16th century bastion designed to protect the city. Located in the heart of Galway, the Spanish Arch is a short walk from other city landmarks including the Claddagh and the Galway City Museum.

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Quay St, Galway City Centre, Galway
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Small-Group Morning Walking Tour of Galway

Small-Group Morning Walking Tour of Galway

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This walking tour will bring you through the medieval streets of Galway is led by an experienced local guide from the city. We will show you the important sites that has made Galway the city that it is. We also use our local knowledge of Galway to show you the places that we love to eat and drink. The final part of the tour takes you to a beautiful area of the city that is rarely on other walking tours.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.27
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Galway City Walking Tour

Galway City Walking Tour

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Explore the vibrant city of Galway with a local guide during this small-group walking tour. Maximize time in Galway with an itinerary that includes top landmarks such as Eyre Square, Lynch’s Castle, the Spanish Arch, and the Oscar Wilde statue. Learn about Galway’s history, heritage, and culture from a local guide during this walking tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.52
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City Sightseeing Galway Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing Galway Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Maximize time spent in Galway with a 48-hour ticket for the hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus. Explore the city at your own pace, hopping off the bus at any of eight tour stops to see popular landmarks including Eyre Square and the Salthill Promenade. Utilize the bus as many times as you wish during a 48-hour period.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Galway Food Tours
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Galway Food Tours

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Instead of going out to lunch one of the days you’re in Galway, opt for this Galway food walking tour and see a new perspective behind where your food comes from. A guide takes you to meet artisan food producers and you can sample their products. Learn about local dishes and ingredients, and then take home a fun goodie bag afterward.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Galway Top Highlights & Claddagh Village Walking Tour
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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.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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A taste of the Craic: A self-guided tour exploring Galway's local gastronomy

A taste of the Craic: A self-guided tour exploring Galway's local gastronomy

Discover Galway’s Latin Quarter and West side with me and the medium of fine Irish cuisine, locally sourced produce and internationally celebrated beverages. Rolling pastures meet the wild Atlantic here, and you’ll find out why this location has helped to make the city such a food lovers' destination. And it has the craic too! On this self guided audio tour along the Latin Quarter’s medieval streets, I’ll tell you about the evolution of our cuisine from the Bronze Age to our recent culinary revolution. There’s a full course of information, including: • The answer to which came first, the bacon or the egg • A primer on spuds and Ireland's relationship with the humble potato • A guide to spotting the Salmon of all Knowledge • An introduction into Ireland's whiskey heritage just long enough to wet your lips
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  • 40 to 55 minutes
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Galway City's Horrible History Walking Tour

Galway City's Horrible History Walking Tour

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Join this fascinating guided leisurely stroll through the medieval streets of Galway. This horrible history tour brings to life the events that shaped this city as well as Ireland and is full of stories of blood, battles and Irish black humour! From Viking raids, to the Spanish Armada, to Cromwell's siege of the city and enslavement of the population, this tour will open your eyes to what life was like inside and outside the walls of 'The City of the Tribes', for the past thousand years.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Irish Whiskey & Galway Spirits Tour from Galway

Private Irish Whiskey & Galway Spirits Tour from Galway

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Explore the city of Galway through its historic pubs with this private walking tour focused on Irish whiskey and local food culture. Taste the best of Irish whiskey and learn about how it’s produced during this half-day, customizable tour. In addition to whiskey, discover Galway’s vibrant culinary scene including tastings at cheesemakers, chocolatiers, and more.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Photography Lesson Galway

Photography Lesson Galway

Learn about photography from a professional photographer who is local to the area and knows lots of places you would be unlikely to discover on your own.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Tour & Taste Galway Food Tour

Tour & Taste Galway Food Tour

My name is Gerry Grealish, I am a local guide and owner of Tour & Taste Galway. I have grown up here and love Galway and the west of Ireland. I will take you on a tour through the medieval city of Galway and explore its history and culture using food and drink as a way of telling its story. I will take you to some of my favourite places. The tour starts in the heart of Galway city in Eyre Square with the local guide taking you through the streets of this bustling University city. The tour lasts 3 hours approx. with a maximum of 8 people on tour, visiting different venues finishing with a visit to a traditional pub. Private tours also available.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.17
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City of the Tribes Tour

City of the Tribes Tour

Journey through our vibrant Cultural Capital of Europe, with the iconic ‘City of the Tribes’ tour. This unique walking tour combines traditional historical narrative with a completely unique series of verses performed by Shane, who has been involved in Irish dance & music since he was a child. During these entertaining punctuations between different historical sites, you will learn to appreciate how music, song & dance became the crucial thread to keeping the fabric of Irish community alive and intact during times of famine, strife. Discover the wonderful history of this medieval city through verse and stories inspired by triumph and hardship, love and jealousy, international trade & intercultural exchange; all factors that helped shape Galway into the European City of Culture that we know & love today.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Traditional Town Crier tour. Galway. Private guided group. 1½ hours.

Traditional Town Crier tour. Galway. Private guided group. 1½ hours.

The Town Crier is from one of the oldest families in Galway. His effervescent personality and wealth of local knowledge makes each tour he gives a unique experience
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Galway City on Foot with Seán: Stories, History, Local Tips, Chat and More..

Galway City on Foot with Seán: Stories, History, Local Tips, Chat and More..

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Tour guide, teacher, actor and storyteller, Seán does not do average: "His storytelling was compelling and his sense of humour made it one of the most enjoyable tours we have ever taken." (Tripadvisor) History, stoytelling, an in-depth knowledge of Galway's past and present, enthusiasm, humour and warmth combine to create an "excellent, fun and relaxed" experience (Lonely Planet Guide). Past guests say: "This man is the real deal for a first-hand guide to Galway." "I usually get very bored with the usual history guided tours, but Sean was able to relate history in stories that were exciting and fun to listen and understand!" "We highly recommend this tour - it's not to be missed!" "Sean was very friendly and funny... very knowledgeable and enthusiastic, and he told the real stories behind the history! " "The most informative, funny, and downright passionate walking tour I've had in a long time... Sean's personality is so magnetic you just want to spend the rest of the day with him."
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Photography Tour of Galway with an Instagram Influencer
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Photography Tour of Galway with an Instagram Influencer

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Shoot amazing Instagrams. On Galway's only Instagram Tour, you will meet a local Instagram Influencer/expert photographer who will bring you to 5-7 spots of Galway over 90 minutes. During the tour, you will go to the most Instagrammable spots of Galway, some secret, some well known. You will be shown simple-to-use photography techniques to bring out the best of your pictures and learn great Instagram skills. You'll also hear great stories about Galway. Learn the secrets of the Influencer. At the end you will have several great photos as memories of your tour of Galway. You'll be ready to try out your new photography and Instagram skills on your next set of locations!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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