7 Things to See on Galway Tours
The Dublin Tour Company offers the best Galway Tours from Dublin for all visitors to Ireland. Our tours depart daily and incorporate some of the most stunning and breath-taking places in the west of Ireland. Below you will find our top 7 things to see on our Galway tours to give you an idea of what to expect.
Top 7 Things to See on Galway Tours
Galway tours let you discover the medieval history of this popular tourist city as well as visiting epic castles, eating the best cuisine, and more. See what our top 7 things to see and do while you stay in Galway.
- Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe (Galway Theatre)
The Galway Theatre or Taibhdhearc na Gaillimhe in Irish is a must see during any Galway tour. It was closed for renovations a number of years ago but reopened in 2012 and has a full listing of events for everyone. This is one of the must-see spots and if you’re staying overnight in Galway, you’ll definitely want to take in a show or two.
- Galway City Museum
The Galway city museum was founded back in the 1970s. It’s modern budding is home to a variety of exhibition on the history of Galway. A stop here will allow you to immerse yourself in the medieval history of this Irish town and there are plenty of interactive exhibitions to enjoy too.
- Spanish Arch
The Spanish Arch is located near the museum and is one of the most loved stops on any Galway tour. The arch was constructed in the 16 th century in a bid to protect the city’s quay and is a must see for those who want to learn more about the history of Galway.
- Galway Cathedral
The cathedral is located on the banks of the river Corrib and if you are looking to see some impressive architecture the cathedral is one of the most impressive churches in the area.
- Eyre Square
Eyre square is one of the most anticipated sightseeing places for Galway tour participants. This is one of the Galway’s finest public parks and is located in the heart of the city centre.
- Claregalway Castle
The legendary Claregalway Castle 20 mins from the City was once home to Ulick The Beheader. The grounds are stunning and in summer you can spend as much time as you like roaming the gardens and taking in all there is to see.
- NUI Galway
The National University of Ireland in Galway is worth visiting even if you don’t plan on studying here. You can walk through the halls where many famous people have walked before you.
These are just some of the amazing things you can see on one of our Galway tours and if you want to extend your time you can also include things like our Cliffs of Moher tour, the Burren, Connemara tour, Visit The Aran Islands on our 3 Day Tour, and more to really enhance your time in the West of Ireland. Enjoy the spectacular scenery, learn about Irish traditions, and so much more. Be sure to visit our tours page for more information on all the tours we offer.