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Galway Top Highlights & Claddagh Village Walking Tour

Galway Top Highlights & Claddagh Village Walking Tour

Discover the medieval heart of Galway and learn about the origins of the city. With our small group tour you will enjoy a solid introduction to Galway city and its many must-see top sights while your expert local guide makes sure your tour experience is engaging and authentic. This tour is go-to for everything relating to Galway’s history & heritage.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$33.18
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US$33.18
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Galway Cheese Tour and Tasting by an Artisan Cheesemaker

Galway Cheese Tour and Tasting by an Artisan Cheesemaker

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The rich, fertile grounds of the Slieve Aughty mountains are wonderful grazing grounds for Galway’s grass-fed cows, so it is no surprise that their milk makes exceptional cheese. See this for yourself on Teresa’s family farm, where you will learn about the cheesemaking process, how the cheese is matured, and just how they get it to taste so good.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$110.00
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Private Oyster Tour and Tasting with Locals by Flaggy Shore

Private Oyster Tour and Tasting with Locals by Flaggy Shore

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Slurp oysters at the source with a private tour and tasting by Flaggy Shore Oysters, a family-owned company. Led by a marine biologist, this tour includes a lesson in how oysters are grown and harvested, plus a demonstration on how to shuck them properly. After touring the facility, taste Flaggy Shore Oysters alongside a glass of wine. Flexible start times can be customized according to your schedule.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$67.70
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Burren Guided Walk

Burren Guided Walk

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Tucked between the shores of the Atlantic Ocean and Galway Bay in Ireland, the Burren is a rugged landscape of limestone uplands and gentle valleys, where native wildflowers thrive. On this tour, explore the Burren with your guide and find the finest views with ease. Navigate stony hiking trails and open pastureland, delve into 5,000 years of human habitation, and gain insight into the Burren’s rich geology.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$25.22
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US$25.22

Whiskey Walk of Galway

Whiskey Walk of Galway

Take a stroll through the historic streets of Galway while exploring and learning about Irish Whiskey and what make Whiskey & Galway so special. We visit three different Whiskey Pubs, meet the staff and locals, learn the history of each venue and its place in Galway’s Culture. In each venue we take you on a guided tasting of two amazing Irish Whiskeys, learning about the whiskey, the process, the history and heritage while hearing stories about Irish Whiskey, Pubs & Galway. Between each venue we will explore the historic streets of Galway, learn about this vibrant city and gain a unique local’s insight to ‘the Greatest Little City in the World’.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$67.60
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US$67.60

Private Irish Whiskey & Galway Spirits Food Tour from Galway

Private Irish Whiskey & Galway Spirits Food Tour from Galway

Calling all whiskey & food lovers lovers on this unique private tour!! If you are whiskey amateurs or simply looking for an informational fun afternoon tasting uisce beatha.We will be guiding you around the streets of Galway in to some of the oldest bars to discover some of the best in Irish Whiskey. Not only will you be tasting some of these terrific drinks but also getting a great understanding into Ireland’s rich Whiskey past and present. . We will even tasting a local poitin from 6th generation poitín maker Micil. This will be intertwined with a culinary walking tour of the city. It gives a great overview of our passionate people and our beautiful produce which combine to make Galway one of Ireland's gourmet jewels. You will get to experience a taste from artisan producers, cheese makers, creative beer projects, artisan chocolatiers, traditional family run businesses to young entrepreneurs with devotion and commitment to showcase the best of Irish produce.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$95.25
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US$95.25
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Irish Whiskey & Galway Spirits Food Tour

Irish Whiskey & Galway Spirits Food Tour

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Eat and drink your way through historic Galway on a whiskey and food tour that features some of the city’s oldest bars. Along the way, you’ll taste great Irish whiskey—a whiskey expert will lead the way and share some background on the country's most iconic spirit. As you walk through Galway, you’ll also discover some of the young producers keeping the local food and drink scene vibrant.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$107.15
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US$107.15
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Galway Food Tours

Galway Food Tours

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Instead of going out to lunch one of the days you’re in Galway, opt for this Galway food walking tour and see a new perspective behind where your food comes from. A guide takes you to meet artisan food producers and you can sample their products. Learn about local dishes and ingredients, and then take home a fun goodie bag afterward.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$90.95
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US$90.95
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Belmullet Small-Group Walking Tour

Belmullet Small-Group Walking Tour

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One might think that there is little to say about a small town in North Mayo. This tour will change that. The tour takes two hours but there are so many stories that the tour could take much longer!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$12.29
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US$12.29
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Walking Tour of The Quiet Man Film Locations in Cong

Walking Tour of The Quiet Man Film Locations in Cong

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Hear what happened when Hollywood invaded the sleepy village of Cong in 1951 to make the John Wayne Classic The Quiet Man. The Quiet Man Film Locations Walking Tour brings visitors to the original film locations including Innisfree, Castletown, the Pat Cohan's Bar, the Dying Man's House, the Reverend Playfair's House, the fight scenes, the courting scenes and the "patty fingers in the holy water" scenes. Hear what the film stars were like, how they interacted with the locals and how the locals became involved in the making of the movie. The tour includes entrance to The Quiet Man Museum.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$24.58
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US$24.58
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From Famine to Freedom

From Famine to Freedom

This tour offers an insight into what life was like in the troubled century including and following the Great hunger right up to Galways massive contribution to the ranks of the british army during the great war, where the cities young male generation was nearly halved. The long fight for freedom had been very prominent in galway and dark stories of murder and arrests are plentiful on this tour
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$368.72
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Waterways & Westend tour

Waterways & Westend tour

This tour highlights our maritime history and how the water had been used to enhance our relations with europe and indeed the world. One of europe’s fastest flowing rivers offered the opportunity to harness its power which would bring Galway into the industrial age offering employment in textiles, distilling and munitions.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$184.36
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US$184.36
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City of the Tribes Tour

City of the Tribes Tour

Journey through our vibrant Cultural Capital of Europe, with the iconic ‘City of the Tribes’ tour. This unique walking tour combines traditional historical narrative with a completely unique series of verses performed by Shane, who has been involved in Irish dance & music since he was a child. During these entertaining punctuations between different historical sites, you will learn to appreciate how music, song & dance became the crucial thread to keeping the fabric of Irish community alive and intact during times of famine, strife. Discover the wonderful history of this medieval city through verse and stories inspired by triumph and hardship, love and jealousy, international trade & intercultural exchange; all factors that helped shape Galway into the European City of Culture that we know & love today.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$147.49
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US$147.49
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Galway City Walking Tour

Galway City Walking Tour

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This is an intimate tour with a local. The idea is to relay all information in a fun manner and to leave visitors with a very good experience, not just the bare facts. Galway is a vibrant, fun and energetic city and our tours will reflect that energy. Each tour is as new an experience for the guide as the visitor. No two tours are ever the same. That is what makes Athas Tours so unique.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$24.58
Price varies by group size
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US$24.58
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Two Hour Walking Tour of Galway City

Two Hour Walking Tour of Galway City

Our guide will immerse you in the songs, stories, trials and tribulations of the people of Galway over the centuries. You’ll see how Galway has become one of the most attractive and liveable cities in Ireland in recent times, with a young population and a well-deserved reputation as a centre for theatre and the arts. This tour will bring alive to you the bustle of medieval ‘Galvia’ where Irish was the native tongue, but where also the patter of Spanish was heard on streets teeming with visiting merchants and sailors from Andalucia. And in those same streets and pubs today you’ll still hear the lilt of Gaelic and the strains of Irish music played on the fiddle and on the uilleann pipes. Can you feel it? Welcome to Galway!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$220.00
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US$220.00
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Photography Lesson Galway

Photography Lesson Galway

Learn about photography from a professional photographer who is local to the area and knows lots of places you would be unlikely to discover on your own.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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US$121.68
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US$121.68

Caherconnell Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations

Caherconnell Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations

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Discover a thriving Irish tradition in a historic place with admission to Caherconnell Stone Fort & Sheepdog Demonstrations. Pre-booking tickets to the sheepdog demonstrations is a convenient way to take care of planning in advance. That means you can use your travel time for exploring the historic ring fort and watching the highly trained sheepdogs perform.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$12.29
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US$12.29

Romantic tour in Galway

Romantic tour in Galway

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$490.39
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US$490.39
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 The best of Galway walking tour

The best of Galway walking tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. Which world famous actor born here? What symbolize Claddagh Ring is Galway’s? You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Galway is home to the longest place name in Ireland, Muckanaghederdauhaulia, which means “piggery between two briny places”. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Galway. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$490.39
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US$490.39
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Photography Tour of Galway with an Instagram Influencer

Photography Tour of Galway with an Instagram Influencer

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Become an Instagram Photographer. On Galway's #1 Photography Tour on TripAdvisor, you will meet a local Instagram Influencer/expert photographer who will bring you to 5-7 spots of Galway city over 90 minutes. During the tour: - You will go you to the most Instagrammable spots of Galway - You will be shown photography techniques - You will be taught great Instagram skills - You will hear stories about Galway At the end you will have several great photos as memories of your tour of Galway and be ready to try out your new photography skills on your next set of locations!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$24.27
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US$24.27
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8-Day Guided walk of Burren Aran and Connemara

8-Day Guided walk of Burren Aran and Connemara

Explore Ireland’s beautiful west coast on this 8-day guided walk of Burren Aran and Connemara from Roundstone. Hike onto Errisbeg Mountain and along Dog’s Bay Beach with your guide, and enjoy fine views over the Roundstone Bog. Take the ferry from Rossaveel to Inishmore to explore the fort of Dún Dúchathair. Traverse Inishmore to Dún Aonghusa, and explore top hiking spots like Inishmean Island and Gleninagh Mountain. Take in uninterrupted views over Ireland’s rugged countryside, and visit top local sites including Kilronan, Port Mhuirbhigh and the church at Teampall Chiaráin.  
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  • 8 days
  • Taking safety measures
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US$1,960.35
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US$1,960.35
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Indie Beer Adventure Galway

Indie Beer Adventure Galway

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*** ALL BEERS ARE INCLUDED*** Hello guys, it’s Alex and Melanie! We’re two sisters, who run an Indie food & cultural tour company called Find Your Food Adventure®. We'll make sure you'll experience the finest of the Irish craft beer scene! We'll bring you to the coolest neighbourhoods of Galway. We'll drink and taste in local pubs where real beer is served. You'll get to know the most exciting independent makers and beer regions and will taste a variety of craft beers. On the tour we pass by symbolic spots, immerse in history and music during our stroll through the city. We'll talk about the vibrant Galwegian food and drink scene and exciting experiences available. We'd love to make other people as passionate about Irish beer and Indie makers! Get to know the locals who open their doors to inspire with their commitment to craft and "the craic" ;-)) "There are no strangers here only friends you haven't yet met" - W.B. Yeats Let's meet and celebrate in Galway together!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$73.74
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US$73.74

Sligo Dark Tales Tour

Sligo Dark Tales Tour

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On the tour discover Sligo’s connection to Bram Stoker, the Irish author, best known for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula. Hear how stories of the cholera epidemic inspired Stoker in his writing. The tragic history of Sligo Abbey that inspired W.B. Yeats. Grim tales of crime and punishment in the nineteenth century.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$20.10
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US$20.10

2-Hour Surf Lesson and Guided Walking Tour of Coolera Peninusla from Strandhill Village

2-Hour Surf Lesson and Guided Walking Tour of Coolera Peninusla from Strandhill Village

Hit the waves and explore ancient, prehistoric landscapes on this 2-hour surf lesson and walking tour of Coolera Peninsula from Strandhill Village. Enjoy a morning surf with your guide and practise catching some of Ireland’s rolling waves. Then, following a warming coffee, embark on a guided walking tour on the Coolera Peninsula. Head out along Strandhill Beach and learn of the region’s rich heritage. During your hike, discover top local landmarks including Killaspugbrone, Walkers’ Lodge, Strandhill Cannon and Dolly's Cottage, a stone cottage dating back to the 18th century. 
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$73.67
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