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Riverside Walk

Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 081
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Pleasant Walk

After shopping with the crowds, it was a pleasant change to walk along the serene river that flows... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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Spectacular rapids

It hadn't rained all that much in previous days, but the flow of water through the city and under... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brussels, Belgium
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Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 081
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After shopping with the crowds, it was a pleasant change to walk along the serene river that flows through Galway. It is a great diversion from shopping and seeing the sights and allows you to just unwind.

Thank travelingbeachbum00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It hadn't rained all that much in previous days, but the flow of water through the city and under its bridges was phenomenal. Very exciting, but from the safety of dry land!

Thank AvuncularAmerican
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We followed the walk from the harbour to the Cathedral on a very wet and rainy day. It was really worthwhile. The river was in full spate and looked incredible and there was a canal running in parallel to the walk. Plenty of natural history...More

Thank itchyfeet2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I started this walk at the bridge going out to Galway Bay near my hotel and followed the river all the way up to the University. It's possible to keep going past the University but I turned around there. It's a nice peaceful walk where...More

Thank Stacy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was good to get away from the crowded shopping streets and walk along the river up to the cathedral area. There had been recent rains and the river was quite high and rushing along.

Thank Betula103
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I would not have found this lovely walkway if not for a Geocache I hoped to find. I am really glad I did because it was really pleasant strolling along with the pretty scenery and trees turning. Few people were around so it was really...More

1  Thank Catlady2boys
Reviewed 15 October 2017

After navigating the crowds on Galway's shopping street on a sunny Saturday afternoon, this path along the river offered a peaceful moment and some great views. It leads to Galway's splendid Cathedral.

Thank strangersblog
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Our wives were into heavy Galway shopping activity and we had no interest so my buddy and I checked out this walk. Very nice relaxing walk along the river. Make sure you check out the Galway Cathedral near the end of the walk, as it...More

Thank tfcoboy3
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We were coming back from visiting the Galway Cathedral and walked along the River Path down to the Wolf Tone Bridge. Nice and peaceful walking path.

Thank ct-cruisers
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Enjoyed the walk way out to Salthill all along the water. Beautiful weather, beautiful scenery. Well worth taking the time. An easy enjoyable stroll.

Thank Katrina W
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