GALWAY has so many stories to tell
Having found your favourite spots to see on your next visit to Galway, it’s time to put the wheels in motion. Share your discoveries with your friends and family, get booking and prepare for an incredibly memorable trip.
Every weekend in Galway is packed full of exciting things to do. Even while the county is living with additional restrictions, there are still fun and safe ways to take part in virtual events from the comforts of your home or get out to enjoy nature! Check out the best things to do this weekend….
Being just a stone’s throw away from Eyre square, Woodquay is the perfect location to visit to avoid the hustle and bustle of the busier Galway streets for a nice walk or meal. Woodquay, although tucked away, is still a shining gem with some great pubs and independent shops from bridal to antiques, not to mention a great location for affordable hostels.
Having spent the last few months cooped up indoors, spending every waking moment with your nearest and dearest, you might be in need of some well-deserved alone time. Whether you want to clear your head surrounded by the sound of silence or wipe away the cobwebs in the great outdoors, an untethered weekend in Galway will keep you in good spirits for the foreseeable.
Is that the sun we see peaking through those clouds?! We hate to admit it, but there’s no escaping the fact that Autumn is well and truly upon us. So, in the interest of relishing those last few drops of sunshine, we’ve put together some of our very favourite spots to soak up some vitamin D. From beer gardens to diving boards, here’s where to head…
From the moment you step foot over the bridge into Galway’s Westend, you’ll feel the city’s bohemian soul fill up your senses. With a colourful history and a sea of award-winning bars and restaurants, this is an area that’s not often found on the tourist maps – but warrants a visit nonetheless.
Whether it’s dinner and drinks, a trip around the shops or a bitta culture you’re after, The Latin Quarter is the epicentre of it all. Cobbled streets, kitschy boutiques, tasty treats – you name it, it’s got it, and with an abundance of medieval heritage monuments scattered about, you’ll see exactly why this is one of the busiest spots in the city.
And… you’ve done it again. You said just one and now the head is pounding and you passed out fully clothed – it’s time to leave the cans and take care of that headache. We’ve all been there, so try out some of our advice in this ultimate guide to curing your hangover. If you want to know where you can go and what to do when your head is pounding and you’re struggling to form coherent thoughts, just keep on reading…