Why Visit Galway?
Standing on the River Corrib between Lough Corrib and Galway Bay, Galway city is a special destination where traditional Irish culture sits beautifully within a modern vibrant and diverse city.
Multi-cultural, diverse, and historical, it is the myriad of wonderful people who give Galway the unique charm and welcoming atmosphere which make people want to return time and time again.
The greater County Galway is rich in literature, music and art, home to famous poets such as W.B. Yeats. Creativity is found deep in the bones of Galway Natives, and unsurprisingly, people are attracted from all over the world to celebrate the many cultural festivals hosted in Galway throughout the year.
You’re sure to see and hear singers, dancers, traditional groups or mime artists who all contribute towards the city’s characteristic buzz and ambience.