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Highlights of Galway

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 682

Explore the vibrant city of Galway on Ireland’s west coast. Staying in a first-class accommodation, you’ll explore the city centre, sample local fare on a foodie tour, visit the famous Cliffs of Moher, and gaze out across the Atlantic Ocean.


This 4-day Irish vacation showcases the highlights of Galway and nearby landmarks.

Your trip to Ireland is all about Galway, the harbour city on Ireland’s west coast. Located where the Corrib River meets the Atlantic Ocean, Galway is known for its vibrant arts scene and picturesque city centre. Staying in a boutique hotel in the downtown, you’ll be free to stroll the Latin Quarter, stop by pubs and shops off of 18th century Eyre Square, and see the 14th-century St. Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, where Christopher Columbus is said to have prayed during his lifetime. During your stay, you’ll join experienced local guides for a culinary walking tour that’ll showcase the best of Irish cuisine. As you stroll throughout the city centre, you’ll visit cheese makers, breweries, chocolatiers, and family-run businesses showcasing delicious Irish food and drink. The next day, head south to Dunguarie Castle before exploring the spectacular Cliffs of Moher, which stretch 8km along the coastline and are home to 75 percent of Ireland’s native plants. At the end of your stay, head to the train station to continue your onward journey.

This trip to Galway is a great addition to a longer Irish vacation.


 

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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 682

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Day 1

Galway Ceannt (Train Station) to Galway Hotels

Duration0 Minutes

Salthill Hotel

Set amidst breathtaking views of the Salthill Promenade, the Salthill Hotel is Galway's most exclusive enclave, boasting 160 spacious deluxe bedrooms and suites with expansive views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Clare hills. The hotel has two exclusive Galway Restaurants, the Blackrock Cafe and the Amber Room which use locally sourced ingredients. Other amenities include a new leisure facility and fitness centre with sunlit 18m and 25m indoor pools and relax afterwards with a choice of sauna, steam room or whirlpool.

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Salthill Hotel

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    Salthill Hotel



    Set amidst breathtaking views of the Salthill Promenade, the Salthill Hotel is Galway's most exclusive enclave, boasting 160 spacious deluxe bedrooms and suites with expansive views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Clare hills. The hotel has two exclusive Galway Restaurants, the Blackrock Cafe and ...

    Set amidst breathtaking views of the Salthill Promenade, the Salthill Hotel is Galway's most exclusive enclave, boasting 160 spacious deluxe bedrooms and suites with expansive views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Clare hills. The hotel has two exclusive Galway Restaurants, the Blackrock Cafe and the Amber Room which use locally sourced ingredients. Other amenities include a new leisure facility and fitness centre with sunlit 18m and 25m indoor pools and relax afterwards with a choice of sauna, steam room or whirlpool.

    Facilities

    • Bar/Lounge
    • Business Centre
    • Free Parking
    • Free WiFi
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Internet Access
    • Pool (s)
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Wheelchair Accessible

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Day 2

Galway Food Tours (Shared Tour)

Galway Food Tours is a 2 hour culinary walking tour of the city. It gives a great overview of it's passionate people and beautiful produce which combine to make Galway one of Ireland's gourmet jewels. During the tour you will get to experience a taste from artisan producers, cheese makers, creative beer projects, artisan chocolatiers, traditional family run businesses to young entrepreneurs with devotion and commitment to showcase the best of Irish produce.

With experienced & local guides, giving you the insights to their favorite places and treasured ingredients.

Treat yourself! Bring little piece of Galway home with you.

Duration2 Hours
Day 3

Cliffs of Moher and Burren

One of Ireland's must see attractions.Taking you along Galway Bay, your first stop is at the fishing village of Kinvara to see Dunguaire Castle & into The Burren- home to 75% of Ireland's native flora & location of numerous ancient monuments many of which you visit including the Gleninsheen Wedge Tomb, the 5,800 year old Poulnabrone Dolmen and Ballyalban Fairy Fort- home of little men with green hats and orange beards!

Stopping also at Kilfenora to see the famous Celtic Crosses (Irish High Crosses), you will make your way to the coastal village of Doolin for your lunch stop before visiting the 200-metre high, 8kms long Cliffs of Moher. Enjoy stunning views over the Atlantic Ocean and the Aran Islands and take your time to soak up the natural beauty of the Cliffs of Moher. (minimum 1.5 hour stop- FREE admission to Cliffs!) You return via the Coast Road with views of Galway Bay and the Aran Islands, making a short stop to walk on the lunar like landscape of the Burren and take in sights such as Leprechaun Head before returning to Galway shortly after 6:00pm

Duration8 Hours
Day 4

Galway Hotels to Galway Ceannt (Train Station)

Duration0 Minutes

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DEPARTURES:

Daily

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • 3 nights' first class accommodations
  • Galway Food tour
  • Cliffs of Moher tour

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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7 Oct 2019

Excursion Suggestions

As there is so much to see and do in many of our City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, you should consider staying longer. Below is a list of suggestions that can be added to your stay.

  • Galway: Aran Islands Full Day Tour

    Take a journey into Ireland’s past with a visit to the Aran Islands in the heart of Galway Bay. Stroll the rugged cliffs and see the ecclesiastical ruins, medieval cas...
    Duration:
    10 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    See Trip Details
  • Galway: Cliffs of Moher & Burren Full Day Tour

    Explore Kinvara to see Dunguaire Castle & into The Burren - home to 75% of Ireland's native flora & location of numerous ancient monuments many of which you visit incl...
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    See Trip Details
  • Galway: Food Tour

    Join experienced local guides for a culinary walking tour that’ll introduce you to Galway’s best artisanal food producers, cheese makers, brewers, chocolatiers, tradit...
    Duration:
    2 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    See Trip Details
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