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Walking Tour of Galway

Walk About Galway offers a comprehensive tour of Galway City Centre. This two-hour guided walking tour is conducted by Derek Spillane who has a B.A. Honours Degree in Heritage Studies. Tours depart from Eyre Sq. at 2:30pm Monday to Friday. It gives the visitor an insight into 800 years of history, from Galway's humble beginings as a fishing village to becoming a medieval walled city ruled by a powerful merchant elite. Particpants gain an insight into everyday life within the walls and the scandal and intrigue which shaped the town.


A two-hour guided walking tour of the medieval Galway walled town. It gives the visitor an insight into 800 years of history, from Galway's humble beginings as a fishing village to becoming a medieval walled city ruled by a powerful merchant elite. Visitors will trace the ebb and floor of Galway's fortunes from the powerful city state in the 17th century to decline in the 18th century before experiencing a dramatic revival.