Things to do
Activities in and around Galway City
If you are looking for a Hotel Perched on the edge of Europe, along Ireland’s legendary Wild Atlantic Way, the g Hotel & Spa is the Hotel for you. The convenient location of the g Hotel & Spa makes it a popular place to visit for those looking to explore Galway. Situated along the banks of the beautiful lough Atalia, only five minutes from the center of one of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities in the world.
Steeped in history, culture, and tradition, Galway is not only known as the City of festivals in Ireland but it is also the European Capital of Culture 2020 & 2021, an honor highly sought throughout the entire continent.
2020 was not our usual year, however, the resilient Galway, with it’s ‘thinking outside the box’ mentality, allowed it to create and develop numerous events and ‘things to do’ in a safe and unique manner, such as the International Arts Festival which will bring joy and entertainment to many Galway visitors and staycationers alike. One of the many events to occur in Galway in the coming months, making Galway a destination that delivers so much more as it’s is rich in activities and a hive for arts, culture, history, and more.
Wild Atlantic Way Galway
The Bay Coast of the Wild Atlantic Way
The Galway Bay Coast is a 300km playground of nature, with dazzling beaches and Blueway trails, where people come to explore and more. Trek across the sands on sure-footed Connemara ponies, hike the tLearn More
The Galway Races Summer Festival 2021
Monday 26th July to Sunday 1st August 2021
Galway Racecourse stages one of the world’s most immense race meetings, the Galway Races Summer Festival which takes place annually bringing thousands of spectators from around the globe.Learn More
Galway International Oyster Festival
September 25th to 27th Seafood to Mardi Gras
Galway Inter Oyster Festival occurs between September 24th - 26th 2021. Celebrate Galway bays fresh foodie excellence with live music, mouthwatering seafood and high octane excitement. Seafood fun.Learn More
Galway International Arts Festival
Summer Edition 2021
One of Galway’s most iconic festival will run from 12th July - 25th July 2021 throughout the city showcasing some of the finest work from artists, musicians, actors and performersLearn More
Galway aboo Halloween Festival
October Bank Holiday Weekend
Galway’s medieval streets will host Irelands biggest Halloween weekend with lots of free and fun events, guaranteed to life spirits,with the festival highlight, Macnas Parade finale in the City C...Learn More
The Galway Continental Christmas Market
12th November until 22nd December 2021
The Galway Continental Christmas Market located on Eyre Square just a short stroll from the hotel includes a Santa’s Grotto, lots of musical entertainment that includes choirs and carollers, an a...Learn More