Famous for its cobble-stoned, medieval streets, vibrant atmosphere and array of exciting summer festivals, ‘The City of the Tribes’ is the perfect place for an activity-filled break away in Ireland. There are lots of things to do in Galway, from shopping to sight-seeing and, if you’re looking for a great night out, why not try some of Galway’s famous pubs, clubs, theatres and restaurants?
Guests at Corrib Village have the fantastic option to book (for an additional fee) the University sports facilities, including a multi-purpose sports hall, tennis/squash courts and all-weather pitches. There is also a gym and fun fitness classes. Off-campus, nearby sports facilities include (local charges apply) the Connacht Sports Ground, the Greyhound Track, Pure Skill and Kayakmor. Whatever your interest, there are lots of things to do in Galway!
One of the biggest attractions of Galway has to be the array of exciting festivals taking place throughout the summer months. Soak up the vibrant atmosphere of the Galway Arts Festival or why not try your luck at the Galway Races? Others include: Galway Film Fleadh; Galway Oyster Festival; Trad on the Prom.
Galway and the West of Ireland provide ample golf courses to choose from, with many just a short distance from Corrib Village, including Glenlo Abbey Driving Range, Galway Golf Club, Bearna Golf and Country Club and Galway Bay Golf Club.
The Galway Tour Company provides daily tours to Connemara, the Burren and the Cliffs of Moher, in addition to Galway City tours. Tickets are available for purchase at Corrib Village reception and buses pick up from Corrib Village each morning.