A most sincere welcome to all our visitors to Galway City, the City of the Tribes.
In Galway you will find a race of people that warmly welcomes you to our city and the West of Ireland. It is a medieval city that easily embraces the past with a modern vibrant outlook. Situated on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean it is nevertheless the fastest growing city in Western Europe. The city and surrounding areas are renowned for their natural unspoiled beauty. Be sure and browse through the narrow streets of the city, talk to the people, visit the awe-inspiring Cliffs of Moher, taste the wild and beautiful scenery of Connemara or spend an afternoon on the mystical Aran Islands.
There are many hidden gems to savor during your visit not to mention a host of sporting opportunities, culinary delights, the traditional music pubs, the many festivals for which Galway is famous, the performing arts in all their Celtic traditions, visits to medieval castles and much much more.
On behalf of Galway Harbour Company I can assure you of a wonderful experience in the West of Ireland. The question is will you want to leave?
Galway Harbour Company