It’s no secret that Ireland is rich in culture, history and heritage. Therefore it’ll come as no surprise to learn that Galway is awash with fascinating heritage sites and historic places around every corner. There is a huge array of historical sites, monuments, buildings and more to be found which all provide a unique insight and story from the past.
You can find beautiful historic houses and ruins in picturesque locations just waiting to be explored. Experience what it would have been like to live like Royalty by wandering around the fully furnished rooms and cultivated gardens, or lose yourself in the enchanting remains and ruins of old castles and manors.
Stand among the stones of ancient forts located on breathtaking cliff edges and understand the harsh life and conditions for these settlements. See industrial and farm buildings which once would have played a very important role for locals, and visit places and monuments dedicated to influential people and important events of the past.