A visit to Galway is incomplete without a stroll down Shop Street or a wander around Eyre Square. Take in the buzz and enjoy street performers, great shopping and lively nightlife. The Clybaun Hotel is only 10 minutes’ drive from the city, and ample public car parking is available throughout the city.
Galway City Museum
Ranked the 11th most popular visitor attraction in Ireland, experience three floors of exciting exhibitions engaging visitors in the archaeology, history and sea science of Galway.
Enjoy a leisurely 90-minute cruise on board the Corrib Princess with daily sailings from Woodquay from May - September, with commentary on all major points of interest along the way.
Situated on the banks of the river Corrib, the cathedral is one of the largest and most impressive buildings in Galway City. For more information visit
Galway Farmers Market
Galway's famous bustling market has been trading in Church Lane by St Nicholas' Church for centuries. Visitors will find hundreds of stalls selling fresh produce and locally produced crafts. There's a great variety of food available. Open every Saturday and Sunday
Galway Walking Tours
Walking tours are a fantastic way to discover the secrets of a city. A variety of themed walks are available from www.galwaywalks.com or, for the ultimate culinary taste of Galway, try
Micil Distillery Experience
Fast becoming one of Galway’s most popular attractions, the distillery is the first one to open in the city in over 100 years. Learn the history of Whiskey, Poitín and Gin, and the sights and smells of a working distillery.
Take in a Festival
There’s always something on in Galway. Check out the latest festivals here: