Traveling in Galway County

Traveling in Galway County

The town of Kinvara is a great place to watch sunsets or try fresh seafood through There is a castle in Kinvara called the Dunguaire Castle, which has been passed through more owners than one could possibly count, but it has remained intact and is a tourist attraction.


The well told  tale of the High King of Connacht’s feast with his warriors, where the food flew from their plates. The castle now hosts nightly dinners with servers dressed in costume. Guests can be transported back in time to feast, and party like the royalty of the past. Check to see if this still happening there.

But wait, there is more you can do in this town.   You can choose to walk along the trails of Kinvara bay, or saunter  through the Farmer’s market on Saturday morning. Enjoy fresh seafood, including garlic buttered lobsters and loads of oysters, at ‘The Pier Head’ in the evening. Enjoy the view of the bay while basking in the summer sun.

Keogh’s pub also offers outdoor pints, or order it to go and enjoy it on the Bayside.


Clifden is located in Connemara National Park, which is just north-west of Galway County, and is an exciting escape for the summer. Whether you want good hiking, beaches, stunning scenery, amazing food, relax in a spa or just a good time with your family, Clifden has it all.

One of the more unique experiences is going fishing and angling on a guided tour. How about building your raft at the Delphi Adventure Resort? There are endless attractions. Plan out a full day of fun whether it’s adventure, sports, or just sunning yourself on the beach.

Do a road trip on Sky Road. Best traveled by car, Sky Road takes the driver through a trip of the Connemara mountains, and overlooks the Clifden bay. The Atlantic Ocean can be seen in its entirety on a clear day. Additionally, Clifden has excellent restaurants and pubs, as well as incredible views. Known  as the best in Galway, or maybe In this Galway County favorite, there are plenty of outdoor places to sip a drink and enjoy a meal after a day of viewing Clifden and the nearby area Sip with perfect  local brew.


It would not be a time in Ireland without  pints at one of Clifden’s many pubs. Many have  a biergarten or outdoor seating.  So grab a drink and chat with locals and tourists about the beauty of Clifden in Galway County.

Clifden is an ideal getaway for everyone. You can enjoy a bit of everything while sightseeing.  It is often missed by tourists. This is Roundstone is a small village located on the road to Clifden near the sea.  Just like Clifden, this Galway County village is a wonderful spot to spend the day.

Roundstone is just a short distance from the Connemara Championship Golf Links. Located just before Roundstone in Ballyconneely, this stunning golf course follows the coastline. There is a bar and restaurant so you can have a pint and talk to the regulars.

Have a great time in these beautiful small towns in Ireland


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