Galway can be described as a place where stunning natural landscapes are intertwined with ancient history, culture and heritage. With an inordinate amount of natural wonders and fascinating places to see, you’ll soon find that you’re biggest problem is that you simply haven’t enough time to see it all.
From majestic mountains, meandering rivers, peaceful lakes and breathtaking Atlantic shorelines, you will find that Galway has an unparalleled splendour and natural beauty all its own. The diverse landscape of Galway offers some of the most incredible and unspoilt views that cost nothing but leave an every lasting memory.
What’s more, Galway is a place brimming with history, culture and heritage, so it’ll come as no surprise to find impressive monuments, buildings, settlements, ruins and more scattered throughout. See the unique dry stone walls dotted along the road as you pass, spot the castle ruins in a nearby field, sit in awe of the beautiful religious architecture, visit iconic places synonymous with Galway, and stand inside ancient stone forts on the cliff edge of Europe.
Check out some of the fantastic places to see during your stay below and explore the hidden gems, natural wonders, fascinating history and more, as you unearth the magic of Galway, Connemara and the Islands.