Shore Excursion: Galway Guided Bicycle Tour
Take a guided bicycle tour of Galway City while your cruise ship is in the port. Starting from Galway Port, this bicycle tour takes you on an entertaining, easy and informative journey around Galway. Your guide will pick you up and drop you back off at Galway Port. You will experience and see areas beyond the scope of other tours. You will have plenty of laughs along the way including a stop for complimentary coffee and snacks, during the 3- to 4-hour tour, so you get to re-charge your batteries and rest a while.
At the start of your tour your guide will pick you up from Galway port when your cruise ship arrives. You will then set off for a guided bicycle tour around the city with many interesting places to visit from the Wild Atlantic Way to the banks of the Eglington Canal and the Corrib River.
You will cycle to the Famine Monument and Nimmos Pier. Cutting through the west you visit the home of actor and author Walter Macken and continue onto the beautiful and peaceful Eglington canal. Entering the grounds of the National University of Ireland Galway, you will be transported back to 1849 when its first students enrolled in this majestic establishment. Riverside walkways with wildlife and rushes wave at you as you cycle by.
Returning then to the old industrial heartland, now a charming walkway of canals bridges and waterfalls which guide you to the city centre full of medieval relics and memories and charming narrow streets buzzing with life that lead you back to the harbour, Spanish Arch and a must-visit Museum.