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Easy walk to take and on a bright sunny day

On a sunny day in Galway this walk is a must. It leads you around the river with views to the sea... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Elaine M
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Brisbane, Australia
Riverside Walk

Nice walk starts in Galway on the way you can also visit the cathedral and on the way back you can... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Susanne G
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Fallanden, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a sunny day in Galway this walk is a must. It leads you around the river with views to the sea. Easy and accessible for whole family.

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice walk starts in Galway on the way you can also visit the cathedral and on the way back you can go along the Chanel.

Thank Susanne G
Reviewed 26 May 2018

On my way to the Cathedral. The pathway along the river is easy. The stream has tributaries running into it all the way. the sound of running water is refreshing. The boardwalk is well-maintained and an easy walk. Took time to just sit wad watch....More

1  Thank AngusR56
Reviewed 22 May 2018

We were in Galway for only a few hours and in one shop we got talking to the assistant about all the things that there were to do. She recommended that if we had the time to go and take in some of the Riverside...More

Thank Brucestewart
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Another great day in Ireland so enjoyed a walk long the river. Tide was out so lots of crap to be seen but did not deter people sitting along the edges having lunch and lapping up some of the Rays.

Thank canadianinriyadh
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Amazing short walk that helps understand importance of river to Galway. Cuts into several small islands. Lots of photo opportunities await. Nice to hear some salmon returning-even pinks although suspicion is due to escapement elsewhere.

Thank seeleyl
Reviewed 28 April 2018

means in season you may see salmon leaping it. The river is one of the fastest flowing rivers in Europe - full of white water and falling water from weirs and inlets and a cnal alongside the river path which is suitable for motorised wheelchairs...More

1  Thank Greg3169
Reviewed 16 February 2018

The Riverside Walk is close to the Park House where we stayed. Walks are convenient and well lit if your walking in the evening. you'll see some beautiful old stone buildings. Some may go for the walk along the water but I found it interesting...More

1  Thank Bill S
Reviewed 21 November 2017

It is a nice river walk, but really nothing special. You just walk up a little path that divides the rushing river from the calmer canal.

Thank panama2000
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

After shopping with the crowds, it was a pleasant change to walk along the serene river that flows through Galway. It is a great diversion from shopping and seeing the sights and allows you to just unwind.

Thank travelingbeachbum00
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