Galway Bay, Galway

Walk along the beaches of Galway Bay, one of the area's most picturesque spots just southwest of the city. You may recognize the name from a John Lennon tune--he is only one of many that have sung about this bay. Walk along the beaches, and if you catch them on a dry day, sit and enjoy the swans swimming in the area. Nearby is the Long Walk, a row of colourful houses that line the water. Cap off your time here with a pint of Guinness at a nearby pub, or hang around for nightlife if you're in the mood. Using our international travel planner, Galway attractions like Galway Bay can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Galway is a city with a lot of movement (more so when one comes walking through small villages of Ireland). The Bay is picturesque with boats colors and houses overlooking the Bay. Nice to walk.
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  • Galway overlooks the beautiful Bay of the same name in addition to being the main town of the County and this area. Beautiful city overlooking the ocean, with colourful houses and a beautiful Cathedral.
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  • From the Canal walk directly to the small harbour and a round relax and enjoy. If the weather is good, it's very nice. Green grass, many birds, idyllic cottage, small Harbor with private boats. Recommended!
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