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Galway Bay

Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Spectacular views and a lively area along the Salthill promenade. Watch crazy people jump into cold water to enjoy a summer afternoon, or stroll along and enjoy the rolling hills around Galway!

Thank cvcosgrove
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you ever go across the sea to Ireland Then maybe at the closing of your day You will go and see the moon rise over Claddagh Or see the sun go down at Galway Bay. So glad I was able to see Galway Bay....More

Thank candacejo
Reviewed 6 days ago

I came to the bay to have a seat and just look out over the water but what I experienced was much more than just a peaceful resting period. There was a group of children feeding a swan on the wall of the bay about...More

1  Thank trave1bug1235
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful walk to do on the shore from City centre, very not far from it ! and so amazing !! the view on Galway city or on the Atlantic ocean is beautiful. We had a typical irish weather, so very cloudly, but I reckon...More

Thank Okealany
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visit to Galway county/city/bay/coastline. Wonderful rugged place with the Wild Atlantic as your backdrop. Loved it.

Thank 71Tink
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Galway Bay is awesome if you are a fan of the Ocean. Galway Bay, at least the two days we visited, was an incredibly windy and rainy adventure. I loved it, as it felt like the ocean was right in my face. It was exhilarating!...More

Thank surfercharlie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my wife walked the Galway Bay on both nights of our stay in Galway City. It was one of the most beautiful walks of out trip to Ireland so far.

Thank Micheal D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Depending on the weather (which changes by the minute in Ireland), taking a nice stroll around Galway bay is a fantastic way to spend an afternoon or evening. I'd recommend taking the long walk south into Salthill and going to O'Connors. It can be windy...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bay offers beautiful views. When we went a few people were having picnics and there was a nice friendly atmosphere.

Thank Rachel O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When in Galway you can't help but see the Galway Bay. It would be nice to walk around we saw it from the hop off hop on bus and it was beautiful view but we didnt get off.

Thank Jackie M
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Hello, I plan to visit Ireland in July and would like to have ideas on nice walks along the coast. I would plan to stay in Galway and depart from there. Is that a good idea ? I will not have a car so I need to get to places with the bus or the train. What can you recommend me ? Thanks in advance to share some advice. Regards, Chris
22 March 2015|
Response from Alice C |
I visited Irlande last summer with 2 friends. We were on foot. Just a warning, bus and train are expensive (compared to prices in France I mean). Of course you have to go to the Cliffs of Moher !! We stopped in Doolin, a... More
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Ant B
Visiting Galway for the day, can we get a sightseeing tour of local attractions?
18 March 2015|
Response from Alice C |
We only stayed one day and an half in Galway but the city is great. We've made a walk around the lakes of the Connemara National Park. Very beautiful !!
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