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Galway on Foot - Walking Tours of Galway City

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Address: Spanish Parade | Lower Salthill, Galway, Ireland
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+353 85 730 2488
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Want the best introduction to Galway, old and new? Come with us and we'll...

Want the best introduction to Galway, old and new? Come with us and we'll bring you where the tour buses can't - for a leisurely and entertaining stroll through the heart, history and vibrant culture of Ireland's fantastic western capital. Let us share our knowledge, stories and love of this very special city with you. Interesting, informative and very definitely good craic, trust Galway on Foot to set you on the right track in the City of the Tribes.

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Sean is wonderful!

I was visiting a friend who is a Galway resident and she brought me on this tour with another friend as well as three 11-12 year old local boys. Sean is extremely informative... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I was visiting a friend who is a Galway resident and she brought me on this tour with another friend as well as three 11-12 year old local boys. Sean is extremely informative, entertaining, sympathetic (to the fact that it was a day of non stop rain in January!), and just an all around great person. He kept us all... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

My husband and I took the tour with Sean last June and really enjoyed it. He certainly knows a lot about the intimate details of Galway's history, and tells it with feeling. I emailed Sean several times to work out details, and always got a quick response. Sean takes great pride in his city, and I recommend you take the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

In a country of charismatic storytellers, Sean was the most charismatic and entertaining of them all. His tour of Galway was a delight from start to finish, and he always took care to distinguish engrossing fact from entertaining fiction. Book his tour -- you won't be sorry you did. Sean give good craic.

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We were looking for a walking tour and found Sean who is so knowledgeable about his city of Galway. Sean is an educator who loves his city and shares it. We recommend that if you have some time, and would love to learn about Galway, contact Sean.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Sean was incredibly knowledgable, charming, funny and a talented story teller! He kept us enthralled with his rich historical stories of the city and the Tribes that both shaped and fought for Galway and their passions, foibles a adventures. Made us wish we had longer in Galway to continue our explorations and see more.....next time we're back, we will reach... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Sean is a really engaging story teller and clearly has excellent knowledge of the history of Galway. The time seemed to fly by with many laughs along the way. I woul definitely recommend Sean and his tour as an enjoyable intro to this gorgeous city!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Who better to give an insightful look into the history and sights of Galway than a local teacher. Our walk began at the Spanish Arch and wove it's way through the streets of town for around 90 minutes+ Very informative without being starchy. A great way to get a good feel for the city before you go off on your... More 

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SeanLeonard, Owner at Galway on Foot - Walking Tours of Galway City, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind (and prompt!) review. I very much enjoyed our conversational wander about the medieval streets of Galway, and hope you enjoyed hearing the story and stories of our wonderful little city as much as I enjoyed telling them. If I passed on even a small bit of my love for Galway, then I consider... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Sean was friendly, informative and had great stories to share about Galway's history. Tour lasted over 90 minutes and was reasonably priced, good value for the Euro

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SeanLeonard, Owner at Galway on Foot - Walking Tours of Galway City, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. It was my pleasure to have the opportunity to share the story and stories of Galway with you. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay, and had a safe trip home. Come back soon! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Very educational and informative. We went areas of Galway that we would not of done on our own.We were shown both areas and aspects within the city that were very historical

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

I take a group of university students to Galway every two years, and there is no better way to start our time there. Sean is as charismatic and friendly as he is knowledgeable, and that's saying rather a lot. We've taken three of his tours now, and they're consistently outstanding. Even in a larger group, he establishes a conversational quality,... More 

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SeanLeonard, Owner at Galway on Foot - Walking Tours of Galway City, responded to this review

A belated thank you to you and your students for another greatly enjoyable experience this year. I must say I always look forward to your visits, although I find it hard to believe it is only once every two years - it seems more often! Thanks, of course, for your very generous review, and I will look forward to seeing... More 

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