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Galway City Walking Tours

#11 of 70 Tours in Galway
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Tribes walking tour was excellent

We had Michael on our free walking tour and he was excellent. He is an intelligent and entertaining... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Locknuts
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Brian Nolan Walking Tour

We were a party of 8 in Galway for one day and we booked with Brian in advance. A true Galway man... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bondmargaret
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Eyre Square | 8 Eyre Square, Galway H91 WV88, Ireland
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+353 86 327 3560
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had Michael on our free walking tour and he was excellent. He is an intelligent and entertaining guy and taught us a lot about Galway and Ireland in general. He loves Ireland and is great at telling tails. University trained and very down to...More

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

Michael does not do my specific tours, but I am happy to pass on your compliments to him when I next see him on the street. Glad you enjoyed the walking tour, and our lovely city...and thanks for supporting the walking guides in Galway. Brian

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a party of 8 in Galway for one day and we booked with Brian in advance. A true Galway man with so much local knowledge and Irish history at his fingertips. He took us to the usual places of interest and those less...More

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

Margaret. I really had a whole lot of fun guiding your group of septuagenarians around Galway that morning. My only regret was I couldn't join you for the rest of the day, lunch and a few beers in your company sounded like a delightful way...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved hearing the story of Galway and it's role in the history of Ireland. Also loved his take on the local color, sites and sounds of Galway. Very informative

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

Thank you so much for your kind review. I am so fortunate to have such a great job...and such interested and fun guests. Really appreciate your taking the time out to pen this note. Brian

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We highly recommend Brian, his knowledge about anything connected to the history of Galway, Ireland and beyond is second to none. He made it all come to life with his enthusiasm and love for the city. Even our teenager was engaged! Thank you!!More

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

Thank you so much Katja. I remember you...and yes, teens have the best time on the tours...especially if I catch a glimpse of their fun character on the walk. Thanks so much for taking the time out to leave me this very lovely, positive review....More

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Brian Nolan gave us the most interesting walking tour in all of Ireland! Although it was quite the rainy day, he managed to teach us quite a lot about his vibrant city. We loved his sense of humor and his vast knowledge of all things...More

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

Ok...thats a date, next time you visit, we will definitely do the Fireside Tour, or as I call it, 'The shortest walking tour of Ireland, the fifty foot tour of O'Connors Pub'... its even more fun than the street tour...and very personal. Thank you so...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018

Tour supposed to leave information centre at 11.30am. Waited 20 minutes for guide who didn’t show up. Did the walk ourselves instead

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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

I suspect this wasn't my tour... I don't walk from the Tourist Information Office. No matter...my apologies for their not showing up...I do hope you enjoyed our city despite your disappointment. Brian Nolan, Galway Walks - Galway City Walking Tours. Galwaywalks.com

Reviewed 30 July 2018

I have been to Galway City a few times but this walking tour helped me learn a lot about the history of Galway which I wasn't aware of. Our tour guide Brian Nolan was brilliant. His historic knowledge was excellent but he was also very...More

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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Hey Michael...so glad you enjoyed our tour and hey, every day is a school day... I learn something about Galway on my tours from my guests...as indeed do my guests from me... thanks for taking time out of your busy day to leave me such...More

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We were in Galway city for a day and wanted to see and hear about the place from a local. Brian Nolan took us on a very informative two hour tour explaining the history and sites of the city. We even got to see the...More

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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Mary Louise, you are but one of millions of Ed Sheeran fans, but the only one of whom to leave me a review. I am so happy that you enjoyed our walk together...and glad you enjoyed my sense of humour too... sometimes it can be...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

It’s very rare for me to write a review but as a first-timer to Ireland I wanted to be sure to share our experience in Galway so that others had a good as a time as we did. This tour is a must-do experience for...More

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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

MaryEllen... you are as eloquent as a tour guide... you had me on the first sentence of your lovely review of the tour we shared in Galway. I think you 'got me', I can be a curmudgeon and a bit of an encyclopedia... but yes,...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018

I've been trying to contact this company for 5 days now. Sent an email and a booking inquiry through his website to which I got a 1 line reply saying 'not home yet, should be fine'. I have since tried emailing, filling in a booking...More

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Galwaywalks, Owner at Galway City Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Not sure what happened here... I only had one email from you...which I responded to....My apologies if our communications got 'lost'. I do respond to emails, patently, ... but sometimes technology is the issue... for instance my broadband here in the west of Galway is...More

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It's at a moderate pace, you may want to arrange a private tour so you can go at a pace you feel comfortable with
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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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