Steeped in history, Galway is now a bustling cosmopolitan city, while also maintaining much of its traditional charm. Explore the cobbled streets, take a stroll along the promenade, or take one of the many excursions on offer. No matter how long or short your stay, Galway has plenty for you to see and do. We are happy to offer advice on the best options for you, depending on your preferences, there’s something to suit everyone.
Festivals & Galway Races Regular events include the Galway Arts Festival, the Galway Film Fleadh (Film Festival), the Galway Oyster Festival, as well as smaller arts and music festivals, and the famous Galway Races. Galway has also played host to the Volvo Ocean Race.
Excursions Venture a little further with one of the many daily excursions available. We will help advise on the most suitable tour for you, whether you decide to visit the Aran Islands, Connemara, or the Cliffs of Moher.
Galway City Attractions Take the short stroll into the city centre and explore some of the local attractions such as the Spanish Arch, Galway Cathedral, Salmon Weir Bridge, Galway Museum, and the Claddagh to name but a few.
Connacht Rugby & Greyhound Racing Literally a 30 second walk away from the Sportsground, you can’t get much closer to the action! Greyhound racing takes place every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.
Nightlife For those looking for traditional Irish music, there are many options where you can relax with a pint of Guinness and soak up the atmosphere. For those interested in live gigs just ask us for what’s on in the many venues in the city. Of course there are just as many modern bars and nightclubs in the city too.