Galway City Centre, Co. Galway
5 minute walk to Eyre Square
About the Location
Nearest shop; 2 mins
Nearest pub; Across the street
Nearest town; Galway
GALWAY CITY CENTRE, COUNTY GALWAY
Galway is the gateway to the west coast of Ireland. This medieval city is surrounded by the Connemara landscape to the north, the River Shannon to the east, the hills of Clare to the south and the world famous Galway Bay and Aran Islands to the west, all of which are famous from many songs and stories.
Galway, a county borough of Ireland and the capital of county Galway, is Ireland's third largest city and claims to be the fasting growing city in Western Europe. It is a fine fishing location with the river Corrib, Lough Corrib and, of course, Galway Bay close at hand. Nearby Salthill has one of the finest beaches in Ireland and is a very popular resort.
Galway is a thriving centre for theatre, music and culture and annual events including the Galway Arts Festival, the famous Galway Races in July and the International Oyster Festivals in September.
Galway Airport (distanced approximately 12.7 km)
Birr Airport (distanced approximately 105.9 km)
Connemara Airport (distanced approximately 29.3 km)
Shannon Airport (distanced approximately 86.5 km)
- Eyre Square: Galway's liveliest and most attractive meeting place, incorporating over 70 shops including a mix of local Irish retailers as well as the best known brands from the high street. As well as a leading mix of fashion and leisure retailers, Eyre Square Shopping Centre has a selection of cafe style eateries offering shoppers a range of choices from tasty nibbles to coffee and snacks.
- Aran Islands: A unique entertainment and health and fitness facility situated on Ireland's longest seaside promenade.
- These three small islands are scenic treasures, located 45 minutes off the coast of Connemara.
- The Cliffs of Moher:
Stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and awe-inspiring 200 meter drops can be found at these massive cliffs, located in the picturesque County Clare.
- Burren Region:
An extraordinary and unique landscape covered in polished limestone, located in County Clare. Visitors can explore the many attractions in the region including the Aillwee Caves and the Poulnabrone Dolmen, Ireland's most photographed monument built over 5,000 years ago.
A wild and barren region of Ireland is found in the northwest region of County Galway. It's stunning beauty included mountain ranges, valleys and lakes.
Galway is renowned for its Golf, especially the Galway Bay.
- Galway Atlantaquaria: National Aquarium of Ireland located in Salthill.