Located on the West Coast of Ireland, Galway City serves as a great base for visiting the Wild Atlantic Way. Sights such as the Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands are easily accessible from Galway City and there are plenty of local sights to enjoy if you stay in a vacation rental in the area.
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Best Vacation Home Deals in Galway
Find a rental matching your criteria among the 1,538 beautiful rentals from several partner websites in Galway. With HomeToGo, you can directly compare the prices of each listed rental to find the best price and save up to 79%.
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Vacation rentals with Wi-Fi
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Apartments and vacation rentals with a kitchen
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Apartments With Balconies or Patios
Looking for a home with a balcony? Check out these vacation homes in Galway with their own private patios and balconies.
Popular Rental Amenities in Galway
Above, you can find the most selected filters in Galway and the number of properties that provide them. HomeToGo's data reveals that "Internet" and "TV" prove to be the most frequently offered amenities in Galway. Plan your vacation in advance if you travel with your pet or you want a rental with a jacuzzi. There are just 10 listed properties including "Pets allowed" and 13 properties providing "Hot tub."
The Weather in Galway
You can see our climate diagram above. During July, maximum temperatures go up to more than 64° However, temperatures can go lower than 38° in Galway in February. The rainiest month is August while the driest month is April.
7-Day Weather Forecast in Galway
Accommodations for your vacation in Galway
Although Ireland does not have the most reliable climate throughout the year, the mild temperatures and fresh air make for a comfortable trip. The Summer and Autumn months tend to be sunnier and brighter than the rest of the year and are ideal for anyone who enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking.
Nightlife and going out
The social scene in Galway has a lot to offer every night of the week with plenty of pubs and clubs around the city. Live traditional irish music and ceilis (evenings of traditional Irish folk music and dancing) are easy to find, and soaking up the atmosphere of a typical Irish pub is highly recommended in this part of Ireland.
Galway Arts Festival
The Galway International Arts festival takes place every July and always draws many visitors. Hundreds of events are presented during the festival including theater, music, comedy, literature and dance shows naking this annual festival popular with locals and visitors alike.
What to see in Galway City
Galway Harbour dates back to the 10th Century. Nowadays, it serves as a large shipping port and as a base for ferries that connect the mainland with the surrounding islands.
Constructed in the 16th Century, the Spanish Arch consists of 2 arches that were once part of the city wall. Travelers interested in history shouldn't miss this historic attraction.
Galway City Museum
Located just beside the Spanish Arch, the Galway City Museum has both touring and permanent exhibitions that represent the heritage and history of the region.
Situated in Galway Bay, Dunguaire Castle was built in the 16th Century. The castle played an important role in Ireland's literary history and served as a meeting place for the likes of WB Yeats, Lady Gergory and George Bernard Shaw.
Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas
This huge, renaissance style Roman Catholic Cathedral was built quite recently, in 1965, and is the last stone Cathedral built in Europe.
Information about vacation rentals in Galway
|🏡 Vacation rentals||1,537 properties|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 57%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$48|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Internet, TV and No pets allowed|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||182 properties|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the price per night for a vacation home in Galway?
The average accommodation in Galway is priced at $48 per night. If you are looking for a apartment rental, the nightly price is $430 on average. A bed & breakfast Galway will cost on average $208 per night.
How many vacation rentals are available for booking in Galway?
There are 1,537 rentals available for booking for your trip.
What are the most popular amenities for vacation homes in Galway?
If you're looking to book a vacation rental in Galway, the most common amenities are: TV, Internet and No pets allowed.
How many vacation homes with pools are in Galway?
There are 182 vacation homes from 6 providers in Galway.
Are dogs allowed in vacation homes in Galway?
Sure, there are 10 vacation homes in Galway that allow dogs , with an average price of $410 per night.
What's the best time to travel to Galway?
If booking a vacation rental in Galway, consider that rainy season is usually in August or December, with April often being the driest.
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