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Galway on Foot - Walking Tours of Galway City

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Address: Spanish Parade | Lower Salthill, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number: +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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A fascinating and entertaining tour guide!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 October 2016
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New York City, New York

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New York City, New York
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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 

Kissimmee, Florida
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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 

Pleasanton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

My husband and I are still taking about our walking tour with Sean. He is brilliant, charming, funny, incredibly smart and entertaining! Honestly there are not enough superlatives to describe how much we enjoyed our afternoon with Sean. He had to get home to his family, but if I had my way, we would have invited him to dinner so... More 

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

Well, well, the summer has flown and I have been most neglectful at responding to reviews, which, considering how marvellous yours is, is an unwarranted shame! Thank you both so much for joining me on our most enjoyable afternoon together - I am absolutely delighted you derived so much pleasure from the tour, and I can say without qualification that... More 

Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Myself and two friends went on a walking tour of Galway with Sean on June 9th. It was and excellent tour that the three of us really enjoyed. Sean is a great tour guide, with a brilliant combination of history and storytelling. The tour lasted nearly two hours but we were so entertained we did not feel the time passing.... More 

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

I think I enjoyed the tour at least as much as the three of you did! I had a great afternoon with you all, and was delighted to have the opportunity to reveal the history and stories hiding on Galway's streets. It has to be said, though, that a pint in Naughton's would be the perfect end to any day! More 

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