Galway Cathedral

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Galway: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

1. Galway: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Galway is a popular city on Ireland's West Coast, attracting tens of thousands of tourists each year. This picturesque town is jam packed with traditional shops, pubs and eateries, as well as boasting an interesting historic background. There's no better way to discover it all than on this city sightseeing Galway tour.  Starting at Eyre Square, passengers will immediately be greeted by some of Galway's interesting history as the bus approaches The Browne Doorway. This feature is famous for being a doorway to the homes of some of Galway's wealthiest merchants and members of the Tribes of Galway. Other historic landmarks along the route include the Spanish Arch. Today, Galway is recognized by many for being the focal point of Ed Sheeran's Number 1 Single, Galway Girl. If you're a fan, make sure you hop-off at either The Long Walk or O'Connell's Pub, which were both featured in the popular music video. If you'd like to experience the more vibrant side of Galway, hop-off at the Salthill Village. Here, you'll find what used to be a traditional fishing village, but today is one of the city's most lively and popular tourist spots. Enjoy a bite to eat in one of the many restaurants along the promenade whilst enjoying beautiful, picturesque views. To see some of the city's most impressive architectures, make sure you hop off at the Galway Cathedral stop and pay a visit. Tour Stops: 1. Eyre Square (Main Stop) 2. Forster Street (The Hyde Hotel) 3. Spanish Arch 4. Wild Atlantic Way Midway Point 5. Blackrock Diving Tower 6. Cashelmara 7. Salthill Camping 8. Circle of Life Garden 9. Galway Bay Sea View Apartments 10. O'Connors Bar 11. Taylor's Hill 12. NUI Galway 13. Galway Cathedral

Galway: Guided eBike City Sightseeing Tour

2. Galway: Guided eBike City Sightseeing Tour

WeWheel Galway's Guided eBike Tour is an exciting and unique way to experience the beauty and history of Galway City. Our team of personable, knowledgeable, and fun guides are committed to ensuring that you have a safe and enjoyable ride through the city. We understand that your safety is our priority, and we take all necessary measures to ensure that you can enjoy your ebike tour through Galway City. WeWheel's ebikes offer the benefits of peddle assist and a motorised battery, making it easy to cover lots of ground without exerting too much effort. This makes it ideal for people of all fitness levels, and provides a fun and eco-friendly way to cover lots of ground! Our Guided eBike Tour is designed to showcase the best of Galway City and its surrounding areas. To truly soak up as much of the city as possible, the tour route visits not only Galway City, but also the surrounding suburbs and neighbourhoods. This enables you to get an insight into what real-life is like in The 2020 European Capital of Culture, Galway, is really like. One of the highlights of our City eBike Tour is The Spanish Arch. This historic arch is a remnant of the old city walls and is a popular spot for visitors and locals alike. The arch offers stunning views of the The Long Walk and the Claddagh area of the city. Another highlight of our tour is the Blackrock Diving Tower. This popular diving spot is located on the scenic Salthill Promenade and offers stunning views of Galway Bay. This iconic landmark is a must-see for any visitor to Galway. Galway Cathedral is another iconic landmark that we visit on our tour. This stunning building is located on the banks of the River Corrib and is one of the most impressive buildings in Galway. The cathedral's stunning stained glass windows and Gothic architecture make it a must-see for any visitor to Galway. As we ride along Galway City's many canals, our knowledgeable guides will share interesting facts and stories about the city's rich history and culture. This is a great opportunity to learn about Galway's past and to gain a deeper understanding of the city and its people. We believe that less is sometimes more, which is why we keep our guided tour as a small group tour. By limiting the number of e-bikers per group, we ensure a higher quality of tour for our guests and a more personal, safe, and relaxed experience. Our scheduled group tour will never have more than 10 guests per group, which ensures that everyone can enjoy the tour to the fullest. WeWheel Galway's Guided eBike Tour is a fantastic way to experience the beauty and history of Galway City. Our personable, knowledgeable, and fun guides ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable ride through the city. With highlights such as The Spanish Arch, Blackrock Diving Tower, University of Galway Quadrangle, Galway Cathedral and Salthill, our tour offers a unique and unforgettable experience. Book your guided eBike tour today and discover the best of Galway City!

Galway: E-Bike Scavenger Hunt of the City

3. Galway: E-Bike Scavenger Hunt of the City

WeWheel eBike Scavenger Hunt of Galway City is an exciting and unique way to explore the beautiful city of Galway. Whether you're a local or visiting for the first time, this interactive game is a fantastic way to see and learn about Galway's history, culture, and hidden gems. The game is designed to cover a lot of ground in a short amount of time, making it perfect for those who want to make the most of their time in Galway. WeWheel's eBike Scavenger Hunt Game is a competitive style, team-building activity that involves riding motorised electric bikes and communicating with your teammates through 'walkie talkie' smart helmets. The game starts in the heart of Galway City at Middle Street, where you'll be given your electric bike and access to WeWheel's interactive app. From there, you'll explore the city and its suburbs, visiting landmarks such as Salthill, Blackrock Diving Board, Famine Memorial Garden, Circle of Life Garden, Dangan Galway, University of Galway Grounds, The Quadrangle, Galway Canals, Galway Cathedral, and many more areas and landmarks around Galway City! The game is approximately 3 hours long, but you can go at your own pace, making it suitable for all fitness levels. Not to mention the electric bikes are very easy to operate and require minimal effort, making it an accessible and enjoyable activity for all ages. Each electric bike is equipped with a motorised battery that provides assistance when pedalling, allowing you to cover a lot of ground with ease. One of the key features of WeWheel's eBike Scavenger Hunt of Galway City is the smart helmets that act as Walkie Talkies. This means that you can communicate with your teammates hands-free while riding your bike, allowing you to work together and stay connected throughout the game. The interactive app provides clues and challenges that you must complete to progress through the game, making it a fun and engaging activity that requires teamwork, communication, and problem-solving skills. Without a doubt, WeWheel's eBike Scavenger Hunt of Galway City is a fantastic group activity that is perfect for team building, corporate events, birthday parties, or just a fun day out with friends and family. It offers a unique and exciting way to explore the city and discover its hidden gems, all while having great fun with your group. So why not book now and experience Galway like never before!

Dublin to Cliffs of Moher & Galway City Private Tour by Car

4. Dublin to Cliffs of Moher & Galway City Private Tour by Car

The Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland's most recognizable landmarks. The best way to experience this wonder of nature is with a Professional Guide, who knows the walking trail well. On this full-day tour you will see more than just the Cliffs, as we will visit many attractions of the west coast of Ireland! Let us take you on an Irish adventure! Book this 13-hour car tour to discover Ireland's Biggest Visitor Attractions! We will have a 5-Star Driver pick you up from your accommodation in Dublin in a clean, air-conditioned car. It is a private tour, so you will travel only with your group of family/friends and enjoy the full attention of your Private Guide. The first highlight of the day will be a visit to the medieval ruins of Kilmacduagh Monastery and the Burren National Park, which is known for its unique glaciated Karst landscape. The next attraction will be the world-famous Cliffs of Moher. We provide skip-the-line tickets so you can spend more time exploring the walking trail rather than waiting in a line to the ticket office. Standing on the cliff edge you will hear the violent waves crash and gnaw at the soft shale and sandstone, a scene known from films such as ""The Princess Bride"" and ""Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince."" The tour also includes additional tickets to the O'Brien’s Tower, which is the highest point of the cliffs and offers breathtaking views over the Atlantic Ocean and the Aran Islands in Galway Bay. The final stop will be the city of Galway, known for its great art and culture scene and the stunning Galway Cathedral. You can enjoy lunch here (at your own expense) and go souvenir shopping before the driver takes you back to Dublin.

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Our Galway HOHO tour was great. The driver navigated those tiny side streets marvelously. I could not believe she made some of the turns she made. Our guide was entertaining and informative. It makes such a huge difference having a live person narrating as opposed to a recording.

Great way to explore Galway. We had a very nice bus driver. Unfortunately in the winter the bus runs every 90 minutes, so you should plan accordingly.

Perfect. We were able to see much of Galway before we decided where we wanted to explore.

It was very informative, historic facts given which made the trip very interesting!

Tour with Alex around Galway was fab! Really fun day - highly recommend.