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Galway Cathedral: Our most recommended tours and activities

Galway: Private Historic Walking Tour with a Local Guide

1. Galway: Private Historic Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Located in the West of Ireland, Galway is a quaint medieval city with a big heart. Accompanied by your local guide, visit key historic sights and earn about local history, dating back to the 13th century. This tour can be customized to best suit your interests. Explore Eyre Square and visit Galway's historic Latin Quarter. Discover the significance of the name of King's Head Pub and visit Saint Nicholas Church, the oldest functioning medieval church in Ireland. At the Claddagh Ring Museum, learn about the symbolism behind the wearing of the Claddagh ring. At the old Fishmarket Square and Spanish Arch, hear about the rich history and traditions of the area.

Galway: Medieval Remains & Hidden Gems Bike Tour

2. Galway: Medieval Remains & Hidden Gems Bike Tour

Get to know the unique character of Galway on this guided cycling tour. Visit the city's key sites, hidden gems and stunning vistas, and immerse yourself in modern Galway too. Discover Saint Nicholas Church, the Spanish Arch, Eglinton Canal and much more with a local guide. Start in the medieval quarter and hear about historic events both surprising and gruesome. Then make your way through the city centre, visiting Galway’s most famous attractions – along with a few less well-known sites. Experience some of the city's highlights along the way including Saint Nicholas Church, the Spanish Arch and the rest of Galways’ city walls, the enchanting grounds of the National University of Ireland’s Galway campus, and the majestic Galway Cathedral with its fabulous stained glass. Enjoy tranquil paths along the Eglinton Canal then visit Katie's Cottage, a traditional Irish cottage in the heart of the Claddagh. Soak in the stunning vistas along Salthill Promenade stretching out across Galway Bay. Check out Blackrock Diving Tower, where you could go for a splash and experience an age-old tradition enjoyed by hardy locals End your tour at Salthill Village, where there are striking views of the Aran Islands. Galway is a safe city where there’s ‘craic’ to be had and the living is easy. Learn more about the history of this quaint medieval city with a big heart on this unique bike tour.

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What people are saying about Galway Cathedral

Derek was lovely! We were able to explore lots of different landmarks that were enhanced with his historical knowledge. He was very informative and he was patient with my attempts at Irish. :)

Derek was absolutely delightful. He was very personable, funny, and knowledgeable. He takes questions, and gives valuable feedback. 100% recommended. Wish we could take him everywhere with us!