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Top 3 things to do in Galway

Posted on: Mon, 08 August, 2022

From its breath-taking landscapes to the lively streets of Galway City, this county definitely has much to offer. Today’s #TravelTuesday blog brings you County Galway’s top 3 tourist attractions which you should definitely put on your list if you wish to visit Galway once it is safe to do so.

With the “Go Anywhere Gift Card”, you can experience Galway while staying at the top hotels available in the area, having the best end to your busy day after exploring the area.

Our #TravelTuesday Tip - Plan your visit to County Galway ahead to ensure you do not miss anything. Book your accommodation in advance and do it through the hotel’s own website to avail the best offers available.

So, what can you do in Galway with the “Go Anywhere Gift Card”?

1.  Visit Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden and Connemara National Park 

Dive in history touring the house and gardens in the Kylemore Abbey, or explore the boglands, full of purple moor grass which creates a colourful landscape throughout the beautiful Connemara National Park. 


The Renvyle House Hotel is set in Connemara, so it is the perfect place to stay to get to know the area. The hotel grounds include a private freshwater lake, a beach, woodlands, gardens and numerous activities on site including tennis, croquet, outdoor heated swimming pool in the summer months, fly-fishing, canoeing, shore angling and more.


kylemore abbey

2.          Discover Galway City 

Galway is known as the Cultural Heart of Ireland for its culture, atmosphere, and nightlife. The city’s hub is Eyre Square, a popular meeting spot surrounded by shops and traditional pubs often offering live Irish music. The Latin Quarter is full of cafés and eateries, fashion boutiques and art galleries.


The Galmont Hotel & Spa is just a three-minute walk from central Eyre Square, the epicentre of the city. It is home to Spirit One Spa and Energize Fitness & Leisure with a swimming pool, gym, sauna, jacuzzi & outdoor hot tub.


galway city 


3.          Explore the Aran Islands

The 3 rocky islands in Galway Bay are known for their ancient sites. The largest island, Inishmore, is home to the prehistoric fort of Dún Aonghasa.  Many of the cruises to the Aran Islands also offer sightseeing of the extraordinary Cliffs of Moher from a boat.


Choose to stay at Clayton Hotel Galway, just a few minutes drive from where the Aran Ferries will depart. Their restaurant, Dillisk on the Docks, combines both modern-creative and traditional styles of cooking using only local producers.



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As you can see, County Galway has a lot to offer and everyone is guaranteed to find something they will truly enjoy. You can view the full selection of Galway hotels who accept the Go Anywhere Gift Card hereSo get packing and make sure to plan your stay with the “Go Anywhere Gift Card.” 

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