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Galway Bay

Galway, Ireland
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful bay” (20 reviews)
“mutton” (11 reviews)
“sunny day” (16 reviews)
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Galway, Ireland
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"beautiful bay"
in 20 reviews
"mutton"
in 11 reviews
"sunny day"
in 16 reviews
"nice walk"
in 12 reviews
"the atlantic ocean"
in 6 reviews
"fresh air"
in 8 reviews
"corrib river"
in 5 reviews
"spanish arch"
in 14 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 5 reviews
"aran islands"
in 9 reviews
"ireland"
in 64 reviews
"promenade"
in 32 reviews
"waves"
in 7 reviews
"boats"
in 11 reviews
"clare"
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"tide"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Galway Bay is scenic and we enjoyed about an hour walk along the bay. Plenty of seagulls and also saw some swans too. There was a large variety of boats moored and moving too. Our walk had a serene feel as it just seemed natural.

Thank RD M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of lush green spaces. Beautiful bay. Was able to take many great pictures here. Not far from the city center. Take the time to walk around and explore this area.

Thank ambie1979
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to relax and stroll. Views are spectacular and is well worthy a visit. Plenty to do on the nearby Prom!

Thank John F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked for miles and took in the views - the fantastic weather certainly helped. The scenery is beautiful and worth putting the effort in to walk around.

Thank ng121069
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Galway Bay on our Trafalgar Irish Highlights tour. Galway was a bit of a disappointment. The shopping area was kind of run down. We went into a pub for Irish coffee and they could not make it because they had no water!

Thank krisred2363
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This view is something you will see painted all over Mayo County. You'll find yourself taking pictures it anyway. On a beautiful sunny day, nice to sit along the bay and enjoy it.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A shame to see so much trash in the bay. Still a beautiful place to visit and enjoy for a day or two.

Thank Katerina F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of green spaces around the bay to relax and enjoy some take-out, then jump right back into the busy streets of Galway.

1  Thank nlove05
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Bay and traveled along the Bay with Pete and Wild Atlantic Tours. It was a fantastic view. We learned about specific sea animals that come into the Bay at certain times of the year..

Thank Beverly I
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was intrigued by the size of the trawlers in the harbour. Fishing boats have certainly come a long way. The man-made breakwaters to protect the man-made port are cool. Must be horrid on rough days. I do not envy the masters getting their vessels...More

Thank AngusR56
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Sandy D
6 February 2016|
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Response from Jonathan E |
From the center of Galway City not very far. When you just walk down the shopping street (Quay Street) you are nearly there.
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vanovec
22 March 2015|
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Response from Alice C |
I visited Irlande last summer with 2 friends. We were on foot. Just a warning, bus and train are expensive (compared to prices in France I mean). Of course you have to go to the Cliffs of Moher !! We stopped in Doolin, a... More
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Ant B
18 March 2015|
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Response from Alice C |
We only stayed one day and an half in Galway but the city is great. We've made a walk around the lakes of the Connemara National Park. Very beautiful !!
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