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Best things to do in County Galway

“Situated in the West of Ireland in County Galway, Connemara National Park covers some 2,000 hectares of scenic mountains, expanses of bogs, heaths, grasslands and woodlands. Some of the Park’s mountains, namely Benbaun, Bencullagh, Benbrack and Muckanaght, are part of the famous Twelve Bens or Beanna Beola range. Connemara National Park was established and opened to the public in 1980. Much of the present Park lands formed part of the Kylemore Abbey Estate and the Letterfrack Industrial School, the remainder having been owned by private individuals. The southern part of the Park was at one time owned by Richard (Humanity Dick) Martin who helped to form the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals during the early 19th century. The Park lands are now wholly owned by the State and managed solely for National Park purpose.”
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Natural Feature
“Einzigartig! Hier gibt es viele Wege auch abseits der Touristenpfade. Gerne zeigen wir sie euch! ”
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Malerischer Ausblick
“nicht nur bei gutem Wetter sind die Klippen beeindruckend - Vorsicht: man fällt 6 1/2 Sekunden bis zum Strand”
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Natural Feature
“Located just off the coast of Galway are the Irish-speaking Aran Islands. The largest of the three islands, Inis Mór, has been described as 'one of the world’s top island destinations' by National Geographic. Reachable by ferry from Rossaveal, a 5-minute drive from Tigh Tommy Connolly, the welcoming island is home to the World Heritage site Dún Aonghasa, a Bronze Age fort set on dramatic 300 feet high cliff. ”
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“At Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden, there is so much for all the family to enjoy. Visit the restored rooms of the Abbey and learn about its history of tragedy, romance, education, innovation, and spirituality. Explore the 6 acre Victorian Walled Garden with its delightfully restored garden buildings. Discover woodland and lakeshore walks that will take you on a beautiful journey through our 1,000-acre estate. The beautiful Gothic Church is a short walk from the Abbey, nestled nearby is the Mausoleum where Mitchell and Margaret Henry are buried side by side. Children will enjoy making a wish at the Giants Ironing stone. With great options for dining and shopping, we have all you need for the perfect Connemara day out.”
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“The Museum is ranked the 11th most popular free tourist attraction in Ireland. Galway City Museum has three floors of exciting exhibitions engaging visitors in the archaeology, history and sea science of Galway. The attraction is one of Galway’s most popular cultural hotspots and welcomes over 200,000 visitors per year. The Museum has been a recipient of TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for five years running and the 2016 Expert’s Choice award, ranking it among the ‘highest rated attractions in Galway’. Most recently we were awarded Full Accreditation status from the Heritage Council’s Museum Standards Programme for Ireland.”
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Tourist Information Center
“weltweit einzigartige Karstlandschaft, ein Teil des "Herrn der Ringe" wurde hier gedreht”
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“Really good vegetarian, meat and fish options. Lovely interior, really yummy food! ”
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“A fantastic “old man pub” as we like to call it. Fantastic old style Irish pub with tons of character and “characters”, a great pint of Guinness to be had, an excellent spot for people watching - and allegedly the place Christoper Columbus stayed in 1477 for a stint before going on to discover the New World. FYI: He also worshipped at St. Nicholas Collegiate Church off Shop Street in the city centre. it’s a gorgeous pub on Quay Street my bear the Spanish Arch with a lovely restaurant upstairs that serves delicious Galway Bay Oysters. ”
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“Galway ist bunt, bietet viel Kultur,Musik, Strassenkünstler, Sehenswürdigkeiten, tolle Restaurants, Meer”
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“Die erste Showhöhle der Grafschaft Clare. Mit Café, Farmshop und Raubvogel-Display.”
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“There's always something going on, be it comedy, music, disco, cabaret or other gigs. You'll never be bored, just check their programme. ”
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“The crane bar is the perfect spot where to listen to trad Irish music, tucked away from the busy latin quarter. Make sure you enjoy a delicious guiness in there!”
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Historische Stätte
“One of two of the only remaining arches of the original city wall constructed in the Middle Ages. Beautiful area of the city with many restaurants, the city museum, the old Claddagh pier and many, many swans. Stunning spot to relax in the city right next to the roaring River Corrib. ”
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“Great pub. You can get food during the day, live music at night and there is a nightclub upstairs. Highly recommended.”
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“Famous for their fish and chips. Almost a Galway landmark. And for good reason. Can't get fresher fish than that unless it's still swimming! ”
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