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Galway City Walking Tours

Eyre Square | 8 Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
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Best tour of Galway

Brian shows you the most beautiful places of Galway, and can tell you all about it. We did two... read more

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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 Walks was started by Brian Nolan, a local to Galway with years of experience dealing with visitors from all over the world, introducing them to the CRAIC(Irish for fun)in Ireland and helping visitors trace their ancestors and experience the life their ancestors lived. Tours: - Galway City Walking Tour - The Claddagh Experience including Tea at Katie's Cottage, a Galway Bay Boat Trip and a City Walking Tour - The Shortest Walking Tour in Ireland (O'Connors Pub, Salthill) - NEW!! Ed Sheeran Galway Girl Tour Tours are available to join everyday. Bookings can be made via telephone or online. We recommend you book ahead, but we will always try to fit you in!
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Eyre Square | 8 Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Brian shows you the most beautiful places of Galway, and can tell you all about it. We did two tours with Brain and we were very satisfied, after the tour we visited a pub and there Brain arranged a live performance for us. We can...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Cannot speak highly enough of our experience with Brian! He was extremely knowledgeable, made for a relaxed & fun atmosphere, and kept us laughing the whole tour through. We especially appreciated that he customized the tour a bit to what the group wanted to see...More

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Thank Allyson T
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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

You are very kind. Thanks a mill for taking the time out to leave me and my tour such a glowing review. I am delighted you had fun...I did too. Regards Brian Nolan

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brian was fantastic. Easy going and very informative. We had four adults, a twelve year old and a 4 month old baby. All were entertained. I would definitely recommend a tour with Brian on your first day in the city.More

Thank kerry G
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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am very grateful for your glowing review Kerry. I do enjoy having children on the tours, aside from their natural curiosity, they always bring out an extra dimension to my stories. (and the baby was a dote). I do hope the rest of your...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This walking tour had been recommended to us even though we had been to Galway three times before. Brian combined history, architecture, beautiful sights of the river, university, churches and the market in a wonderful afternoon of strolling through lovely Galway. Not only did he...More

Thank Ellen F
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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much Ellen for your very kind and positive review. I am so glad you and your husband enjoyed our little walkabout in Galway...my pleasure to have had you along. I hope the rest of your trip is equally enjoyable. Come back again...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family enjoyed this morning's walking tour of Galway's historic center with Brian. Very thorough and informative presentation that started at Galway Museum and ended in Eyre Square with a visit to O'Connell's pub where Ed Sheeran's "Galway Girl" video was filmed to absolute delight...More

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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You are too kind... thank you so much for this delightful review. Yes, the younger crew got a great kick oiut of the Ed Sheeran experience... too funny...that photo will be an heirloom! Thanks again. Brian

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great walking tour for a group of college-aged girls! Brian Nolan tailored the tour towards our interests covering everything from facts about the Ed Sheeran Music Video, to memorable stories of Galway History, and even brought up things about locals such as those who were...More

Thank Elaine B
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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much Elaine for your beautiful review.Your group were such fun ..... I couldn't help enjoying the tour myself...and I met them again the next day watching the buskers outside Tigh Coli. Thanks for coming to Galway and for making my day! Brian

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Brian Nolan gave us an amazing tour of Galway and it’s history. He taught us of the history and showed us the beauty of medieval Galway hidden in plain site. This was the perfect start to our day in Galway, we absolutely recommend this tour.More

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

Thank you so much for your lovely review and beautiful photographs. I'm glad we had the time to get around the city...winter /spring tours are quieter and taking advantage of that, I really enjoy going off the beaten path with the smaller numbers of walkers...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Very nice way to get a first glance of galway and it´s history. Very informative and fun walk around the centre of town. I would recommend it.

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

Thank you Patrick for taking the time to review our walk... I'm glad you had fun...and hope we can walk again in the future. Really appreciate your kind review. Brian

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We found Brian Nolan online--reviews indicated a good tour. They were wrong...he gives a GREAT tour! We started off with the pub tour (shortest walking tour in Ireland) and had a blast as we learned Irish history and the art of whiskey tasting. He became...More

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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Hi Eric... how could I forget you and your friends..? You are the first and only Hawaiian ukulele player to have ever busked on the streets of Galway. My friend Johnnie Mullins who accompanied you on the accordion is always asking me if I'd heard...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Fantastic evening with Brian Nolan, who told us many nice stories about Ireland, his history, etc. He really knows how to grap people s atention!

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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Hey, thank you so much Robert for taking the time to leave me a lovely review. Glad you enjoyed the tour. Come back to Galway soon. Brian Nolan

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Email the contact on their website is easiest but you can call as well
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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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