Galway Free Walking Tour

Galway free walking tour will show you the charming and historic city of Galway located on the western coast of Ireland, known for its rich cultural heritage, bustling street life, and stunning natural scenery. With its narrow cobbled streets, colorful buildings, and lively atmosphere, Galway is a city that captures the essence of Ireland. From the vibrant arts scene to the world-famous pubs and restaurants, there is always something to see and do in Galway. Whether you’re interested in history, music, or simply soaking up the unique atmosphere of this charming city, a visit to Galway is sure to be an unforgettable experience. With its friendly locals, vibrant atmosphere, and breathtaking natural scenery, Galway is the perfect destination for anyone looking to explore the heart of Ireland. So whether you’re looking for a peaceful retreat or an exciting adventure, Galway is the perfect place to visit.

General information

Meeting point: Eyre Square

Start times: 11:00 hrs / 18:00 hrs

Duration: 2 hours

Language: English

Availability: Everyday

Price: Tip only basis

Note: Booking this tour is mandatory

Free Walking Tour Galway – Itinerary

Free walking tour Galway starts at Eyre Square, a popular gathering spot and a hub of activity in the city. From here, head to the St. Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, one of the oldest and most historic buildings in the city. This stunning Gothic-style church dates back to the 14th century and is a beautiful example of Ireland’s rich cultural heritage.

Next, visit the Spanish Arch, a medieval stone arch that once served as a part of the city’s wall and now offers stunning views of the River Corrib. Walk along the river and take in the sights and sounds of the city, including the lively street performers and musicians who often perform in this area.

Continue on to the Galway City Museum, a fascinating look at the city’s rich history and cultural heritage. Learn about Galway’s maritime past, its role in the Irish War of Independence, and its rise as a hub of arts and culture.

End your tour at the Quay Street, a bustling street in the heart of the city that is lined with traditional Irish pubs and restaurants. Stop in for a pint of Guinness or a bite to eat, and soak up the lively atmosphere of this charming city.