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Galway Docks

Galway, Ireland
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Great Walk

A walk along the docks beautiful and peaceful plenty of boats and fishing vessels on display, it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Limerick, Ireland
Great people watching

We rented bikes and rode along the docks. If the weather is good, great people watching. Most of it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Trish A
Grand Blanc, Michigan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A walk along the docks beautiful and peaceful plenty of boats and fishing vessels on display, it can get a bit congested with traffic be careful.

Thank BarMc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented bikes and rode along the docks. If the weather is good, great people watching. Most of it is paved so good for bike riding.

Thank Trish A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quaint little harbor with sailboats & other leisure boats. There are some picturesque buildings along the harbor that make it worth a stroll.

Thank MichkaJupiterFL
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We saw a huge barge one morning and by the afternoon is was gone. There didn't seem to be a way out until we looked closer and saw the channel leading into the bay. The docks are close to the city museum and some apartments.

Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Great spot to sit and take it all in with the busy city and the boats coming and going you can spend a bit of time just enjoying life passing you by here.

Thank Erin F
Reviewed 18 August 2017

How in the world do you rate docks? We walked by, saw boats, saw water, smelled dead fish, and walked on. I suppose somewhere in the world there is an area of spectacular docks worth a long drive to see. I've seen docks all over...More

Thank drtom100
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Not a great docks area although it depends on where people think they finish, There are one or two restaurants and bars and some nice apartments & houses but once you get to the Spanish Arch I don't count that as Docks area so overall...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We had limited time in Galway City as we were on an Irish Rail Tours 4 night 5 day rail / coach tour of Killarney , Ring of Kerry , Galway , Arraan Island , Connemara with 2 nights in Killarney and 2 in Galway...More

Thank Ed I
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I did a walk around galway recently and I walked around by the docks not to mention all the great boats a yauths , it was quite and peaceful as a painter its a treasure trouve you can make great drawings of the boats

Thank kierancarey7
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The docks in Galway have had huge improvements over the years between painting the whole ares and of course welcoming the Yacht Race a few years back. Sometime ago one only saw working boats moored here but now there are yachts and all sorts olf...More

Thank Roisin S
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