Attractions Around Galway City, West of Ireland
Each year, visitors flock to Galway from all over Europe to visit one of the events hosted here including:
Galway is located on the west side of Ireland. It is our country's third largest city and is widely acknowledged as being the cultural capital of Ireland.
Galway is a beautiful, energetic and vibrant city. It is famous for its music, arts, nightlife, bars and restaurants and benefits from being located close to the Atlantic ocean. The beaches of Galway are busy all year long and there is always someone brave enough to swim in the ocean.
Galway is a great place to visit no matter what the time of year. Summer time however is festival season!
Festivals and special events aside, there is always something happening at the Galway Town Hall Theatre. Visitors to Galway are always impressed by the variety of day trips that are possible within a few hours drive of the city.
The beauty of the Connemara national park offers spectacular scenary including forests, mountains, beaches and ocean. The road that connects Galway with the town of Clifden has been rated as one of the top ten most beautiful roads in the world.
Exploring west of Galway, the rocky formations and prehistoric monuments of the Burren are guaranteed to capture your imagination. The most photographed site in Ireland is here, the Neolithic tomb Poulnabrone Dolmen. Also not to be missed are the Aillwee caves and the stunning Cliffs of Moher.
For those wishing to truly get away from it all, a trip to the Aran Islands is a wonderful way to get away from it all.
A visit to the islands is like a trip back in time. Whether you prefer rent a bike or horse drawn cart to visit the larger island, Inishmore or explore the smaller Inishmaan or Inisheer by foot, the islands offer a very different cultural experience of Ireland.
No matter what your preference may be, we are certain that Galway has something for you! For further information about what Galway has to offer, please visit our affiliate Galway tourism.
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