A walkable neighborhood, Salthill is known for being family-friendly and relaxing, while having a great selection of restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Take in the natural beauty of the sea and beaches—or broaden your horizons with some local live music. Book a hotel in Salthill and start exploring everything in and around Galway.
Sightseeing around Salthill
Study the collections at Galway Arts Centre, Galway City Museum, or Claddagh Ring Museum. You can attend a show at Druid Theatre, Taibhdhearc Theatre, and Town Hall Theatre. Spanish Arch, Galway Cathedral, and Hall of the Red Earl are a few landmarks that can't be missed. Bring the family to Leisureland, Seapoint Leisure Centre, and Monkey Business.
There's plenty to do in the area, such as swimming, attending sporting events, and being pampered at a spa. Why not cheer with the crowd at Pearse Stadium, Galway Greyhound Stadium, or Galway Race Course? Soak up some sun at Silver Strand and Fanore Beach. South Park, Millennium Children's Park and Playground, or Lough Atalia are ideal spots to enjoy the outdoors. Galway Golf Club, Pure Skill Galway, and Rusheen Riding Centre are other spots for some local fun.
A few of the area's most popular attractions are National Aquarium of Galway, St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church, and Dunguaire Castle. You can also visit Claude's Casino, Caesar's Palace, and Kirwan's Lane.
Getting around Salthill
The closest major airport is Shannon (SNN), located 40.1 miles (64.5 km) from Salthill.