Galway offers a good selection of excellent bed and breakfast homes, where a member of the family will greet you with a warm welcome smile. Owners of B&Bs in Galway will be able to help you to arrange tours, various activities and where to find the best restuarants and pubs. There are B&Bs and guesthouses available in all the popular tourist destinations including Connemara.
On the western coast of Ireland, Galway county offers the visitor an historical and thriving capital city, a tradition of music, song and dance and friendly locals. In Connemara, where Gaeltacht(Irish) is spoken, expect small welcoming villages and towns, dramatic stunning landscapes and delightful quiet beaches. Galway City, is famous for its oyster festival in September, the Arts Festival in July and Galway Races. It boasts a cafe culture, narrow cobbled streets, a fine sandy beach, renowned restaurants and pubs, some with traditional Irish music sessions. Gift shops and art galleries abound. Look out for jewellery shops selling the famous Galway Claddagh Ring. These are traditionally given as a token of love.
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