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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  • 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 clea...  more »
  • Galway Bay was very charming, we could see some gulls and swans on site and some boats. Very nice walking on the edge and enjoy the movement.
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  • 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 si...  more »