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County Galway

Romantic county packed with artistic innovation and spectacular scenery

Welcome to County Galway!

County Galway has great modern shopping, restaurants, arts and culture, and some of the best places to stay in the country. Many attractions are open all year round, so finding something to do is easy. The county has everything from the beautiful Kylemore Abbey, the most photographed castle in Ireland to quaint and inviting pubs filled with traditional music. People from all over Ireland flock to Galway for its artistic innovation, especially during its festivals. Situated in the west of Ireland, this romantic county is part of the Wild Atlantic Way and Galway is on the doorstep of some of Ireland’s most spectacular scenery. Visitors are often drawn back to Connemara and its hauntingly beautiful mountains and white beaches. The county is also ripe for exploring for walkers and cyclists.

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You'll find our beautiful, printed guides in leading hotels across the UK and Ireland. But you can also read or download the e-book versions: filled with interesting articles, local information, discounts and special offers.

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