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