Galway is the capital of Connacht. The historic architecture and strong traditional Irish culture helped Galway win the designation of European Capital of Culture 2020.
The Galway Races
An annual horse racing festival held at the end of July lasting 7 days at Ballybrit Racecource. The festival attracts crowds from around the world to attend one of the world’s biggest race meetings.
Galway City Museum
Learn the history of Galway and wander through the Spanish Arch and other old architecture that makes Galway so unique. The museum is also located next to the River Corrib so a waterfront stroll is closeby.
The Latin Quarter
Colourful storefronts of interesting local stores, variety of restaurants and lively pubs. This area of Galway is lively night and day.