Galway Bay, Galway

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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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  • This is a beautiful look at the water in Ireland. Plenty to see and do around here, as well as just stopping to look at the bay.  more »
  • What a beautiful walk to rest from the busy day of the tourist traveller. A sunny afternoon is ideal
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  • The Bay itself is clean and fresh. On a sunny day, there's a developed pathway that runs much of the way around the bay and is worthy of a walk / run / bicycle in the fresh air to see the statues and ...  more »