Lassies, castles and battles: Explore Galway on an audio walking tour

Lassies, castles and battles: Explore Galway on an audio walking tour

Galway is a quaint medieval city with a big heart, as you’ll soon discover on this self-guided audio tour. Just download the VoiceMap app, click on Galway and choose “A meander through the medieval Quarter to the River Corrib”.

We will visit the key sites on this walking tour, with insights into modern Galway along the way. In the medieval quarter, you’ll hear about events both surprising and some gruesome. Then we’ll visit some of the famous and lesser known sites. The tour is narrated by a qualified Failte Ireland Tour Guide, Derek Spillane.

Some of the highlights include:

• Saint Nicholas Church and its 1651 map of Galway
• The Spanish Arch and the City Walls
• Wild swans on the Claddagh shore
• Learn where the word “lynched” comes from
• Discover who the Tribes of Galway were
• Hear how Richard Martin founded the R.S.P.C.A and delve into the darker side to his character
• Tips on how to spot the famous Claddagh ring
* Duration: 60 to 75 minutes
* Starts: Galway, Ireland
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




Galway is a quaint medieval city with a big heart, as you’ll soon discover on this self-guided audio tour. Just download the VoiceMap app, click on Galway and choose “A meander through the medieval Quarter to the River Corrib”.

We will visit the key sites on this walking tour, with insights into modern Galway along the way. In the medieval quarter, you’ll hear about events both surprising and some gruesome. Then we’ll visit some of the famous and lesser known sites. The tour is narrated by a qualified Failte Ireland Tour Guide, Derek Spillane.

Some of the highlights include:

• Saint Nicholas Church and its 1651 map of Galway
• The Spanish Arch and the City Walls
• Wild swans on the Claddagh shore
• Learn where the word “lynched” comes from
• Discover who the Tribes of Galway were
• Hear how Richard Martin founded the R.S.P.C.A and delve into the darker side to his character
• Tips on how to spot the famous Claddagh ring

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland

This self-guided audio tour starts in Eyre Square.

Pass By: Lynch’s Castle, 40 Shop St, Galway, H91 W400, Ireland

The tour passes by the impressive Lynch’s Castle on Shop Street. You’ll stop for a short moment while hearing the history of the castle.

Pass By: St. Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, Market Street, Galway Ireland

The tour passes St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church.

Pass By: The Kings Head Kitchen, Latin Quarter, Galway Ireland

You’ll pass by the famous Kings Head pub on this walk through Galway.

Pass By: The Claddagh Ring Museum, Quay Street, Galway Ireland

You’ll briefly stop outside the Claddagh Ring Museum where you’ll learn what the rings symbolise.

Pass By: Galway’s Latin Quarter, 21 High Street, Galway Ireland

You’ll walk through a section of Galway’s Latin Quarter.

Pass By: Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway H91 CX5P Ireland

The tour ends just outside the Galway City Museum.