Definition of walking tour in US English:

walking tour

noun

  • A sightseeing tour made on foot.

    • ‘There will be an historic walking tour - meeting at Sligo Town Hall’
    • ‘She took a walking tour of the city, a boat tour of the coast and spent the rest of the day sitting in a sidewalk café watching all the people go by.’
    • ‘With over 12 years of experience leading walking tours in the United Kingdom, Lou says he finds the ancient footpaths that he's followed on many of his trips to be the most unique feature of this area.’
    • ‘Many walking tours and scenic bus tours are available to discover the hidden delights of this magical city.’
    • ‘Instead of an excursion into the countryside, we took a local walking tour of the city walls, the best preserved in Europe.’
    • ‘They took in a walking tour of Mountmellick historical sites, a tour of Emo Court House and gardens and a visit to library headquarters in Portlaoise.’
    • ‘Here we spent two nights and enjoyed a walking tour of the city and a guided minibus tour of the area.’
    • ‘She also is famous for her walking tours of mystery sites in America and England.’
    • ‘Read up on the islands you're visiting; look in the newspaper for special walking tours, readings, exhibitions, and events.’
    • ‘Step off the treadmill and burn calories galore on a guided walking tour through the countryside - Venture Out Special’
    • ‘The group were originally interested in a coach tour but were persuaded to take the walking tour instead.’
    • ‘Historical walking tours might one day include audio tours of this, a very surreal period in Western Americana.’
    • ‘After dropping off our bags at her place, we went on a walking tour of Old Town and the Alexandria waterfront.’
    • ‘Discover his many buildings including the recently opened Holmwood House, or follow one of the heritage trails and self-guided walking tours available.’
    • ‘An excellent option for a quick visit is one of the free walking tours offered by the Association of Voluntary Guides departing from Exhibition Square.’
    • ‘In Castlebar Brían Hoban, Marine and Countryside Guide will lead a guided walking tour of the town viewing its historical landmarks.’
    • ‘If you're able, tag on an extra day or two before the convention to take in a play, visit museums or take a walking tour of Harlem.’
    • ‘‘We risk losing the diversity of wildlife that is present in that area,’ adds Michael Brongo, a biologist who conducts walking tours through the forest.’
    • ‘That spring, my mother came to visit and I insisted on giving her a full walking tour of Manhattan.’
    • ‘Consider spending a half day on a private art gallery tour or a walking tour of Old Montreal.’

Pronunciation

walking tour

/ˈwôkiNG ˌto͝o(ə)r/