Architectural walking tours

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Architectural Walking Tours

The medieval town of Athenry is situated 17 kilometers east of Galway city and offers a range of activities for visitors discovering the region. Experience a walking tour of Ireland’s best-preserved Medieval Town in which domestic or overseas visitors can discover the truly unique historical features of this lively town.

The Athenry Heritage Centre provides the focus or starting point from which to see:

  • The Medieval Parish Church of St. Mary’s.
  • The only restored Norman Castle in Ireland,
  • The superbly preserved Dominican Priory, with the best collection of occupational gravestones in Ireland
  • Ireland’s only “in-situ” original market cross

Athenry Heritage Town is one of many destinations to visit in the east County Galway, a county that is rich in heritage and culture that offers visitors an unspoilt landscape and a warm welcome to all.

Self Guided Walking Tours Of Athenry

The self guided tours comprise of a brochure with illustrated map, an audio narrative which is available for to download from this website. Click on the links below to download the standalone illustrated walking maps, audio files, and detailed brochures.

Access this URL ([Audio narrative to accompany the walking tour]19412 kB
Access this URL ([A map of the of the Athenry walking tour]1089 kB
Access this URL ([A detailed brochure of the Athenry architectural walking tour]950 kB

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Our Location

Athenry Heritage Centre.

St. Mary's,The Square,
Co. Galway,
Rep. of Ireland

Phone: 091 844661


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