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 Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel

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.

  • Book this tour

    Currency
    Tour Price

    564 USD(for up to 7 people) (duration: 7 hours) deposit ?

  • 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)

  • Share This Tour
Private tour guide Paul

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Paul O.

Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/Ecclesiastical-Art-tour-of-Galway

Tours by Paul O.

See more of the tours offered by this guide.