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Galway Bay

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Address: Galway, Ireland
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US$ 118.32*
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Limerick, Cliffs of Moher, Burren and Galway Bay Rail Tour from Dublin
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Cliffs of Moher Private Tour from Killarney

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Very nice walking path around the bay. Some really great views at sunset and at night when the moon is full with light streaming across the bay.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice walking path around the bay. Some really great views at sunset and at night when the moon is full with light streaming across the bay.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Galway Bay...what a magical place. It's my adopted home and favourite place in the country (and world).

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Kilmihil, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Spent a night on a whim as we spotted a great package deal at this four star property. Comfortable room with both a double and single beds with very comfortable beds. Rooms were spacious and very clean with refurbished bathrooms with shower/bath combo. The only deficiency we noted was the lack of in-room coffee/tea service. Posh lobby with covered sun... More 

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north carolina
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Another great place to see, very close to the Spanish Arch. The swans are so beautiful and elegant. And luckily some of the local boats went out while we were there, Galway Hookers. Just a peaceful site to visit.

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Thank rocketdog
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I have always been to Galway from being a baby. I love it! It's my home! I have always wanted, and still would like to move here one day. The atmosphere and the people around you are so lovely, especially walking down main street! There's always someone on the street, playing some sort of music! I always go with my... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

My friend and I got the bus from Eyre Square to Salthill and walked along the promenade on a cold windy November day. We decided to go into the Galway Bay Hotel for some coffees to warm us up. We sat in the bar which is rustic with a blazing fire and had Irish coffees. Lunch food was excellent. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

this is a great place to visit and we had a hotel right in the bay which was ideal for evening walks! The bay area has everything you need while not being too noisy, too commercialised or having lost any of its charm!

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We visited Galway at the end of October. The bay is beautiful, the water looks so still and the sunlight dances off the water's surface. It really is peaceful

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Winchester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We took 30 days exploring Ireland countryside and were not disappointed. It's varying landscape and wonderful people made this trip well worthwhile! The self drive was a plus - we could stop where we wanted.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

A wonderful place with the most famous of bays and every bit as splendid as suggested by the song. Wish we had more time to explore the whole area - will be back!

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