Explore Galway’s Latin Quarter to the River Corrib on this unique Private Walking Tour
Galway is a quaint medieval city with a big heart, as you’ll soon discover. Come with me, your local guide, as we visit all the key historical sights as we journey through 800 years of the city’s history.
We’ll go for a city sightseeing where we will explore Eyre Square and Galway’s Latin Quarter which is steeped in history. Your will visit the King’s Head pub and discover the significance of its name. We will visit Saint Nicholas Church, the oldest functioning medieval church in Ireland.
The tour takes in the Claddagh Ring Museum and we will discover the rich symbolism behind the wearing of the Claddagh Ring and will will visit the old Fishmarket Square and Spanish Arch and discover the rich history and traditions attached to the area.
By the end of our tour you will know the city centre like a local and expect plenty of stories too, some fun some gruesome!
Some of the highlights include:
• Saint Nicholas Church
• The Spanish Arch and the City Walls
• Wild swans on the Claddagh shore
• Learn where the word “lynched” comes from• Discover who the Tribes of Galway were
• Hear how Richard Martin founded the R. S. P. C. A and delve into the darker side to his character
• Tips on how to spot the famous Claddagh ring
This tour can be customized, feel free to contact me
Duration: 2 hours 30 min.
The tour will depart rain or shine. Please bring an umbrella or rain coat. No such thing as bad weather just bad clothing!
We will travel by foot and the total length of the walk is just 2km.