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Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020
Travellers to Galway give high marks for the live music scene, entertainment choices and lively bar scene. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its local tours, shopping and restaurants. Top sights in the city include St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church, Galway City Museum and Spanish Arch.
Well known for its live music scene, the city's cultural venues include Galway City Museum, Galway Irish Crystal Heritage Centre and Druid Theatre. Attractions like National Aquarium of Galway, Leisureland and Galway Tours are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church, Spanish Arch and Galway Cathedral.
Other top sights in Galway include Eyre Square. In the surrounding area, top places to visit include Dunguaire Castle, 10.4 mi/16.8 km from the city centre, and Athenry Castle and Ennis Abbey, which is 12.9 mi/20.7 km away.
To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Galway Station. Galway might not have as many public transport options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.