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Galway Map, Ireland

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Galway Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Galway with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Galway useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Galway!

Galway History

Galway was named after the river that runs through the city, Gaillimh. The city was founded in 1124 by the first High King of Ireland west of Shannon. The budding settlement was attacked several times by the Danes of Limerick, and it was captured around 1230 by William Mor de Burgh, who became King of Connacht. Under the Burghs, Galway flourished and in the 14th century, the town petitioned the British Crown for... read more

Galway Sightseeing

Galway has around 51 venues for the plethora of events that lighten ups the city round the year. The Galway sporting heritage isn’t far behind either- the races of Galway are spoken of worldwide among enthusiasts. Not long ago, in 2007, it was crowned the eighth sexiest cities in the world!   read more

Galway Travel Guide

For nature lovers and travelers, Galway has a lot in store. Several freshwater lakes and rivers criss-cross the town while soaring mountain ranges dominating the skyline. Blue flag beaches in areas like Roundstone and Renvyle attract a lot of tourists. A major tourist attraction in the town, the Aran Islands beautifully dot the Galway coastline. The town of Galway is made up of yet smaller towns. Most famous among... read more

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