Private Ennis Walking Tour (for up to 6 people)

Ennis Trip Overview

Private tour of Ennis with an experienced and award-winning local guide. You will explore the streets and laneways of the town while learning about the intriguing characters and stories that shaped its history. Winner of the “2019 Best Walking Tour Experience – West of Ireland” and official tour for the Rick Steves Tours in Ennis, the History & Legends Tour explores the history, methodology, legends, ghosts, poverty, murders and more of this medieval town. The guide uses rich historical sources to recreate both the drama and daily life of Ennis and its place in Irish history and her acclaimed tours provide a highly entertaining and thought-provoking experience. There is also the option to book the Haunted History Tour for a more in-depth exploration of the darker side of the towns history, or the Gourmet History Tour for a combination of the history of the town along with the history of food in Ireland and some local food tastings.

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Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
Starts: Ennis, Ireland
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours



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What to Expect When Visiting Ennis, County Clare, Ireland

Private tour of Ennis with an experienced and award-winning local guide. You will explore the streets and laneways of the town while learning about the intriguing characters and stories that shaped its history. Winner of the “2019 Best Walking Tour Experience – West of Ireland” and official tour for the Rick Steves Tours in Ennis, the History & Legends Tour explores the history, methodology, legends, ghosts, poverty, murders and more of this medieval town. The guide uses rich historical sources to recreate both the drama and daily life of Ennis and its place in Irish history and her acclaimed tours provide a highly entertaining and thought-provoking experience. There is also the option to book the Haunted History Tour for a more in-depth exploration of the darker side of the towns history, or the Gourmet History Tour for a combination of the history of the town along with the history of food in Ireland and some local food tastings.

Itinerary
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Stop At: The Clare Museum, Arthur’s Row, Ennis Ireland

We begin beside the Clare Museum – formally the site of the old Convent building for the Sisters of Mercy.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Daniel O’Connell Monument, O’Connell Street, Ennis Ireland

We stop at the O’Connell Monument in the centre of Ennis – site for many events including Catholic Emancipation.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Ennis Friary Abbey Street, Ennis Ireland

We stop opposite the Old Ennis Abbey dating to the 13th century – the foundations of the town.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Chapel Lane Market, Chapel Lane Chapel Lane Community Centre, Ennis Ireland

We stop on Chapel Lane site of a church built in 1735

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, O’Connell Street, Clonroad Beg, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland

We stop at St Peter and Pauls Cathedral – the largest Catholic church in the region – and opposite the historic Old Ground Hotel – former site of the towns jail and tower house.

Duration: 5 minutes



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