HIKING & WALKING TRAILS

HIKING & WALKING TRAILS

If you’re in search of the best hiking and walking trails in Ireland, look no further than Galway. With its unique and diverse landscape spanning beautiful County Galway, Connemara, the Aran Islands, and Inishbofin regions, you’re sure to find the perfect walking trail or hiking path that aligns with your level of ability and fitness. Moreover, given its relatively small size as a city, you can find fantastic walking routes in Galway City, some even with their own unique theme.

With spectacular mountain ranges, tranquil woodlands, and magnificent beaches, Galway is the ideal destination to lace up those hiking boots and explore the great outdoors on foot. Uncover fairy trails with the little ones, explore historic ruins and fascinating places, and enjoy the serene nature and dramatic landscapes that surround you. There are trails to suit all levels of fitness and ability, with many being well-marked to ensure you don’t lose your way.

Below, you’ll discover a host of beautiful long and short walks throughout Galway. So, whether you fancy a lengthy long-distance hike, such as the epic Western Way, a breathtaking mountain climb, like the spectacular Diamond Hill, or a more gentle forest walk, such as the picturesque Portumna Forest Park, you’re sure to find a trail you’ll love.

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