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Walk along the beaches of Galway Bay, one of the area's most picturesque spots just southwest of the city. You may recognize the name from a John Lennon tune--he is only one of many that have sung about this bay. Walk along the beaches, and if you catch them on a dry day, sit and enjoy the swans swimming in the area. Nearby is the Long Walk, a row of colourful houses that line the water. Cap off your time here with a pint of Guinness at a nearby pub, or hang around for nightlife if you're in the mood. Using our international travel planner, Galway attractions like Galway Bay can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Tours to Galway Bay
Limerick, Cliffs of Moher, Burren and Galway Bay Rail Tour from Dublin BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $136
Duration: 15 hours
Cliffs of Moher, Wild Atlantic Way and Galway tour from Dublin BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $52
Duration: 14 hours
Galway Bay Reviews
The variety of colors in the fishermen's houses and the swans really made the view of the bay more appealing. more »
If you like Irish music this is a setting of many songs. Once you are there you get to understand why. Beautiful bay, lovely streets with many great places to sit down and have a meal. more »
Lovely view , always a nice place to sit down and relax and watch the sun set
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