The Dark Tour of Galway City

Join us on The Dark Walking Tour of Galway City as we explore the darker side of Galway and delve into the gruesome history that lies beneath its charming exterior.

Our expert guides will lead you through the winding streets and hidden corners of the city, revealing the chilling stories of murder, witchcraft, and ghostly apparitions that still haunt the streets today.

This is a tour that's not for the faint-hearted, but for those who are brave enough to embrace the unknown and immerse themselves in the eerie atmosphere of the city at in the evening.

Book your tickets now and prepare to be spooked!

90 Minute Walking Tour through the Darker Side of Galway City
Expert Local Guide
Historic and Cultural Story Telling & Local Knowledge
Small Group Tour
Lots of Fun & Entertainment

What To Expect:

What To Expect:

Embark on a spine-chilling adventure with Experience Galway's Dark History Tour. Operating in the lead-up to Halloween, the season of Samhain, this 90-minute journey through Galway City's haunted past is not for the faint-hearted. Step into the shadows and uncover the chilling secrets that lurk behind the charming façade of this historic city.

Tour Details:

  • 📅 Dates: Returning on the 9th of March 2024.
  • 🕒 Time: 6:30pm for a heart-pounding 1.5 hours
  • 📍 Place: The Explore Galway Kiosk,  Eyre Square, Galway City
  • 🎟️ Price: A mere €20 per intrepid soul
  • 📜 Terms: Strictly over 16's

Explore the Origins of Halloween in Ireland:

Delve into the origins of Halloween, one of the most renowned Celtic holidays, and immerse yourself in the myths and legends that have woven an eerie tapestry around this ancient celebration. Unravel the mysteries as you traverse Galway's streets under the cover of darkness.


Murder, Mystery, and Terror

Prepare to be captivated by stories of murder, mystery, and terror as you traverse the enigmatic cityscape. Our expert guides will lead you through winding alleyways, revealing hidden corners where echoes of the past still linger. Hear tales of executions, hangings, and haunting occurrences that have left an indelible mark on Galway's history.


Unveil Galway's Dark Secrets

Journey to the heart of Galway's dark history as you visit the sites where chilling murders once took place. Discover the city's ominous past as you listen to accounts of witch trials that unfolded on its streets. Feel a shiver run down your spine as you hear about ghostly apparitions that continue to haunt the city's nooks and crannies.


Embrace the Eerie Atmosphere

As you traverse the Darker Side of Galway, let the hair on your neck stand on end and your skin prickle with goosebumps. Immerse yourself in the spine-tingling atmosphere of the city at night, where history and hauntings converge. This tour is not just a journey—it's an experience that will leave an indelible mark on your memory.


For the Brave at Heart

This tour is designed for those who dare to venture into the unknown, those with a brave spirit ready to explore the shadows. With each step, you'll become part of Galway's dark narrative, facing its unsettling past head-on.


Book Your Tickets Now

Join us on an unforgettable journey through Galway City's dark history next autumn season. Secure your spot on The Dark Tour of Galway City now and prepare to be spooked in ways you've never imagined. Are you ready to confront the ghosts of the past? The shadows await…

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