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Delightful River Walk

This walk is picturesque, safe, and a great way to get from the Latin Quarter to the Cathedral... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
bestnanaever
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Cary, North Carolina
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The riverside walk is a comfortable option to explore some of the Galway charms. One of the most... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Objectivum
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Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This walk is picturesque, safe, and a great way to get from the Latin Quarter to the Cathedral parking area.

Thank bestnanaever
Reviewed 5 days ago

The riverside walk is a comfortable option to explore some of the Galway charms. One of the most interesting Galway sights.

Thank Objectivum
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful part of Galway. Be sure not to miss this. It is away from the shopping area so you have to do a little exploring but it really is worth it.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While in town it’s well worth a visit. Other than crossing the odd bridge, you take a step away from the roads and have a lovely flowing river beside you, and you soon forget about the city. You can make the walk as long or...More

Thank EdHudy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very pretty walk along the river from the docks to the Cathedral. We stayed in Jurys Inn which was next to the walk.

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Riverside Walk was probably our favorite activity in Galway. It's a very scenic path along the banks of the Corrib River. You can start at the Wolfe Tone Bridge and walk north about 20 minutes until you get to the Cathedral, cross the bridge...More

Thank StephenN1694
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was peaceful walking along the river with the family. It was not crowded and the bridges were picturesque.

Thank Trekduet
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This was a good find taking you away from the packed Galway streets. there is seating if you want to watch the world go buy and take a rest .beautiful place on a sunny day.

Thank EdmondKilkenny
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I suppose the walk is meant to be from the Spanish Arch on the Galway City side of the River Corrib up to the salmon weir above Galway Cathedral, but I prefer to start at the Claddagh Quay, walk past the floating or mud-stranded boats...More

Thank Phillip W
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

My family and I strolled along this pleasant walk along the Corrine River. It goes from the bay to about the Galway cathedral and runs on the opposite side of the river to the cathedral. It is a gorgeous stroll with views of the river...More

Thank AlexanderD
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