Ireland - Galway (Chapter)
This is the County Galway chapter from Lonely Planet’s Ireland guidebook.
Galway city is a swirl of enticing old pubs that hum with trad music sessions year-round. The wild beauty of the Aran Islands and Connemara Peninsula entrances. Tiny roads wander along a coastline studded with islands, white beaches and intriguing villages.
- visit ancient holy sites and springs, crawl over a famous shipwreck and commune with the rocks on Inisheer
- walk the Prom in Galway, absorbing the moods of the bay and gazing out at County Clare and the Aran Islands
- enjoy oysters direct from the bay at an iconic oyster restaurant in Kilcolgan
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Galway City, Aran Islands, Inishmaan, Inisheer, Connemara, Oughterard & around, Lough Corrib, Coastal Drive - Galway City to Mace Head, Lough Inagh Valley, Roundstone, Clifden, Claddaghduff & Omey Island, Cleggan, Inishbofin, Letterfrack & around, South of Galway City, Clarinbridge & Kilcolgan, Kinvara, Eastern Galway, Athenry, Loughrea & around, Gort & around, Ballinasloe and Portumna.
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