County Galway is truly one of the most beautiful counties in Ireland. It makes a fantastic holiday destination, as it has so much to offer. It’s got a spectacular rugged coastline dotted with islands and villages, a vast wilderness of bog, mountains and rivers, blankets of green fields with hidden historical treasures and a lively city which oozes with atmosphere, culture, heritage and friendly people.
County Galway can be found in the west of Ireland in the province of Connaught. It’s located directly across the country from Dublin, so if you’re driving from here it should only take you about 3 hours.
Below are some of the more popular towns and villages to explore in County Galway for visitors.