Once a small fishing village, Galway is now a vibrant city found on the western coast of Ireland, with a popular seaside which includes wonderful beaches, a spectacular promenade and a lively city centre. The city has many attractive features such as cobbled streets, colourful shops and a great bar and café atmosphere. Experience some old Irish charm on a luxury cottage holiday with traditional music and turf fires throughout the county in the wonderful pubs and Inns. With the Connemara National Park on your doorstep, Galway can offer not only great attractions but fantastic opportunities to experience Ireland’s fantastic countryside.
Across Galway Bay into County Clare, visitors can find the Burren National Park, which might take your fancy. Take a trip out to sea and enjoy the remote Aran Islands where there are beautiful ancient stone forts and churches, take a cycle ride through the national parks or just spend your days exploring the Galway city attractions such as Galway Cathedral, Lynch’s Castle or The Spanish Arch. There is so much to do in Galway you will be spoilt for choice; there is the opportunity to join in with all kinds of adventure sports such as horse riding, golfing, karting, cycling and angling. For some extra added luxury search for luxury cottages in Ireland with swimming pools.