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Galway City Walking Tours

#11 of 73 Tours in Galway
Open Now: 10:00 - 18:00
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Galway Walks offers fun, quirky, entertaining and interesting walking tours of Galway city and county with a top-rated guide. You will explore some of the top sites of the city, learn about Galway's history and get a taste of local life. Galway...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Eyre Square | 8 Eyre Square, Galway H91 WV88, Ireland
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+353 86 327 3560
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All reviews brian nolan highly recommend brian great walking tour gave a great tour his vast knowledge incredible tour wonderful afternoon cie tour lovely city year olds whiskey tasting rich history galway city couple of hours eyre square rainy day the pub
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

Brian Nolan was recommended by our hotel, and we were delighted. He was a wealth of information, and gave our group of 12 the option of taking the tour in various directions to fit their interests. Added so much not only to our appreciation of...More

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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

My pleasure. It's always a better tour when folks get engaged with the subject and the culture and your group were exactly that, great, fun, interested, interesting and charming. I'm really delighted you enjoyed our walk, and thank you so much for this lovely review....More

Reviewed 10 October 2018

As part of the Overland Ireland tour group this walking tour was scheduled when we arrived in Galway. I would not have thought to do a walking tour BUT I am so glad it was scheduled! Brian is personable & extremely knowledgeable!!To have visited this...More

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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Haha... I'm thrilled you saw the little Movie Short, my movie debut!! LOL. 'The Postcard' was a film-short competition my friend entered, they'd to write, script, film, edit and publish a five-minute move, all in 48 hours...and she won... and I was co-star...it was quite...More

Reviewed 29 September 2018

We chose this tour guide based on Trip advisor reviews and he didn't disappoint. What an interesting, informative and humorous couple of hours spent in his time. We got great value for money at €10 A head. Thanks Brian.

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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

My pleasure Roger. The walk was all the more enjoyable with the wonderful September weather and the Oyster Festival. Thanks for your lovely and kind comments ...I really appreciate it. Perhaps we will walk again. Brian

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Brian Nolan gave a great tour on a somewhat rainy Tuesday afternoon. It was a little less than 2 hours but was funny and informative. I’d like to think most of it was true, also! This was a cool way to learn about and become...More

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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Haha Nate... of course it was all true... well, all the true bits anyway...lol..! No, honestly, I get inspiration from the people on my tours and the stories just well up in my head, and demand to be heard. I'm glad you enjoyed our walk...thank...More

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We had Michael on our free walking tour and he was excellent. He is an intelligent and entertaining guy and taught us a lot about Galway and Ireland in general. He loves Ireland and is great at telling tails. University trained and very down to...More

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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Michael does not do my specific tours, but I am happy to pass on your compliments to him when I next see him on the street. Glad you enjoyed the walking tour, and our lovely city...and thanks for supporting the walking guides in Galway. Brian

Reviewed 24 August 2018

We were a party of 8 in Galway for one day and we booked with Brian in advance. A true Galway man with so much local knowledge and Irish history at his fingertips. He took us to the usual places of interest and those less...More

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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Margaret. I really had a whole lot of fun guiding your group of septuagenarians around Galway that morning. My only regret was I couldn't join you for the rest of the day, lunch and a few beers in your company sounded like a delightful way...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018

Loved hearing the story of Galway and it's role in the history of Ireland. Also loved his take on the local color, sites and sounds of Galway. Very informative

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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review. I am so fortunate to have such a great job...and such interested and fun guests. Really appreciate your taking the time out to pen this note. Brian

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We highly recommend Brian, his knowledge about anything connected to the history of Galway, Ireland and beyond is second to none. He made it all come to life with his enthusiasm and love for the city. Even our teenager was engaged! Thank you!!More

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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you so much Katja. I remember you...and yes, teens have the best time on the tours...especially if I catch a glimpse of their fun character on the walk. Thanks so much for taking the time out to leave me this very lovely, positive review....More

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Brian Nolan gave us the most interesting walking tour in all of Ireland! Although it was quite the rainy day, he managed to teach us quite a lot about his vibrant city. We loved his sense of humor and his vast knowledge of all things...More

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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Ok...thats a date, next time you visit, we will definitely do the Fireside Tour, or as I call it, 'The shortest walking tour of Ireland, the fifty foot tour of O'Connors Pub'... its even more fun than the street tour...and very personal. Thank you so...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018

Tour supposed to leave information centre at 11.30am. Waited 20 minutes for guide who didn’t show up. Did the walk ourselves instead

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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

I suspect this wasn't my tour... I don't walk from the Tourist Information Office. No matter...my apologies for their not showing up...I do hope you enjoyed our city despite your disappointment. Brian Nolan, Galway Walks - Galway City Walking Tours. Galwaywalks.com

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It's at a moderate pace, you may want to arrange a private tour so you can go at a pace you feel comfortable with
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23 March 2018|
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Email the contact on their website is easiest but you can call as well
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Response from Galwaywalks | Property representative |
Sorry for delay... I took a short winter break. I will walk any day that there is demand for a tour. Easiest way is to book through the website galwaywalks ...comes straight to my phone...unlike the tripadvisor questions... More
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