In this relaxed 1 hour tour we discover the historic and cultural heart of Galway, where you truly feel the pulse of this vibrant and artistic city. We begin with a visit to leafy Eyre Square and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Park.
We then explore the cobbled streets and ancient stone buildings of the old Medieval City where Galway’s hidden secrets and urban legends are revealed.
Along the way you will experience the festive atmosphere of the Latin Quarter, famous for its traditional pubs, unique shops and lively entertainment scene.
We finish our leisurely tour by the banks of the River Corrib with scenic views of the Claddagh Village and Galway Bay.
Eyre Square – Old Town Wall – Lynch’s Castle – St Nicholas Church – Kings Head Pub
Freeneys Pub – Dillon’s Claddagh Ring – Neachtains Pub – Blake’s Tower – Spanish Arch
Private tour starting times range from 10am to 5pm and pre-booking is essential
The starting point for the tour is the Hardiman Hotel (Front Steps) in Eyre Square.
Pick up can be arranged on request anywhere near city centre, hotel reception etc.
All our private guides are specially trained university graduates and are fully accredited by Failte Ireland, the National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland.
You will also benefit from your guides extensive experience and receive invaluable advice on shops, pubs and dining venues along with tips for remaining days etc.
Private Tour Costs
1 to 5 people: €80
6 to 10 people: €100
11 to 15 people: €120
16 to 20 people: €130
For groups of over 20, please contact us.
The Essential 1 hour Tour to explore the Historical and Cultural Heart of Galway City.