Ecclesiastical Art tour of Galway

Tour Number

Activity Level

424091


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 7

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Enjoy a full day private tour for 1-7 persons


This is a full day tour for enthusiasts of Church Art and decoration spanning three eras - Early Christian, later Medieval and Celtic Revival with particular reference to modern Churches and older monastic sites.

The early Christian sites are Kilmacduagh and Clonfert Cathedral. The later medieval sites are Portumna Dominican Priory and Clontuskert Augustinian Abbey and the Celtic revival sites are St Brendan's Cathedral, Loughrea and St Michael's Church in Ballinasloe.

Itinerary

The starting point is Galway City or other location agreed.
We visit the monastic site of Kilmacduagh in south Galway then to Loughrea and St Brendan's Cathedral and to Portumna and the Dominican Priory.
We continue on our journey in the afternoon to Clonfert Cathedral and then to the Augustinian Abbey of Clontuskert.
Our final stop of the day is to see the Catholic church of St Michael's in |Ballinasloe.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will pick you up at your Hotel or other accommodation in Galway or other location as arranged.

End location: I will drop you at your Hotel or other accommodation in Galway or other location as arranged.

Duration: 7 hours

Transportation

Private hire vehicle licensed to carry up to seven passengers.

What’s Included

Other: I will provide transportation and Guide for the tour from your Hotel and back.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 euro - Refreshments and lunch. No entrance fees applicable

What’s Extra

Other: Personal expenses.

Restrictions

Some sites have in-house guides and I defer to them in that case.

Private tour guide Paul

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