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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 2pm 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.