Galway Food Tours
A wonderful culinary walking tour of Galway run by Sheena Dignam & Gosia Letowska who will bring you to try produce from Oysters to Cheese; Sushi to Crab and Doughnuts to Strawberry Tarts, Local Beers and more. Discover Galway’s famous food culture and take in some of the city’s best known and secret food haunts with Sheena taking you on a food journey that is simply delish!
Micil Gin Distillery Tour
Micil Distillery is Galway’s first distillery to open its doors in over 100 years. It’s headed up by Pádraic Ó Griallais, a 6th generation distiller passionately continuing a 170 year old family tradition. Micil produce a range of poitín products made from 100% Irish grain, an award-winning Micil Gin made using local Connemara botanicals and are now starting their whiskey journey. When you book a distillery tour, you’ll learn the real history of whiskey and poitín, how they’re made, and what makes their products so unique.
Aran Island Goats Cheese Tours
Take the ferry to Inis Mor off the west coast of Galway, tour the island and discover the food, culture and history of the iconic island off the west coast.
Goats Cheese Tours with Gabriel include stops at Dun Aonghusa - a cliffside ring fort, the island’s seal colony, a cheese tasting of the hard and soft cheeses at their Cheese House and you’ll also get to meet the goats for selfies! Half day, full day and private tours are available.
Kelly’s Oyster Tours
One of the food products that Galway is best known for is the oyster and there couldn’t be a more perfect way to experience them than with a unique Oyster Farm Experience.
You’ll take a guided walk down to the rugged seashore to visit the oyster beds, hear first-hand how the oyster has played an important role in the lives of the Galway Bay community, learn how to expertly shuck an oyster, and enjoy the delicious taste of oysters plucked straight from the water.
Linalla Pure Irish Ice Cream – Farm Tours
Café Linnalla is based on the farm of Roger and Brid and uses the milk from its shorthorn cows to make its farm fresh ice cream which it serves in the café. Roger will walk with you to the farmyard where the cows and calves can be seen and will give you some information on farming in the Burren and the challenges he faces and the farming methods he has adopted to suit his farm. It is then back to Café Linnalla for a drink and a large scoop of ice cream, made fresh from the milk of the cows you have seen.
Hazel Mountain Chocolate Guided Factory Tour
Take a guided tour of Hazel Mountain’s bean to bar chocolate factory which is located just across Galway Bay in Bellharbour, Co. Clare. Meet their chocolate experts who will tell you all about how they turn the humble cocoa bean into delicious, award-winning chocolate.
Tours are 45 minutes and will take you through all the stages of chocolate making - roasting, cracking, winnowing, stone-grinding and tempering.