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Escape to Galway

Galway, located on Ireland’s west coast, is a charming city known for its picturesque beauty, lively music scene and historic sights. If you’re looking to explore the best of what Galway has to offer, this travel guide is here to help!

One of the most iconic landmarks in Galway is the Claddagh Ring, an ancient symbol that represents friendship, love and loyalty. The traditional design of the ring is available in jewelry stores throughout the city and makes a great souvenir or gift. While you’re shopping around Galway City Center, be sure to visit the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven & St. Nicholas and its adjacent grounds – a peaceful respite from city life.

The National University of Ireland, Galway offers some beautiful architectural sites like Eyre Square, Church Street and River Corrib as well as cultural institutions such as Irish World Music Centre and Latin Quarter Culture Night where you can take part in traditional Celtic music performances or workshops about Gaelic culture.

No trip to Galway would be complete without exploring some of its wonderful natural landscapes. Make your way to Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden – nestled within the stunning Connemara National Park – for some tranquil scenery perfect for hiking and biking excursions. To the north lies Renvyle Beach where one can admire a stunning seascape while relaxing on its long stretch of sand or indulging in watersports activities like windsurfing and kayaking.

Finally, experience all that nightlife has to offer with live bands playing nightly at Roisin Dubh and lots of great restaurants along Quay Street – sample some local delicacies like seafood chowder or indulge in delicious dishes made with fresh local ingredients at any number of excellent eateries around town!

Whether you’re looking for sightseeing, relaxation or adventure, there are plenty of exciting experiences waiting to be discovered in beautiful Galway.

 

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