Things to do in Galway
For Summer holidays, our family friendly hotel in the heart of Galway is located near many activity centres and outdoor parks. Pack up, load the car and enjoy the best of Galway, with beautiful walking or driving routes that are right on the doorstep, including the stunning Connemara National Park, Coole Park, Rinville Park or a walk on any one of the sandy beaches nearby.
Stay in the city and explore Galway on open-top bus for a tour of the city and swimming at Salthill is another family-favourite activity in Galway City just a stone's throw from the Galmont Hotel & Spa.
Learn about the area’s culture and history in a fun and unique way – an eBike Scavenger Hunt! Uncover the sights of the city, navigating from one local highlight to the next whilst unlocking a series of trivia questions.
Experience the Corrib Princess, the ensuing river cruise will pitch you straight into picturesque panoramas as you follow in the wake of Viking invaders and Victorian steamboats along the River Corrib and out onto the crystal clear waters of Ireland’s largest lake, the beautiful Lough Corrib.
Set out on the ultimate Wild Atlantic Way experience with the Aran Islands and Cliffs of Moher Cruise, sailing direct from Galway City just a 10 minute stroll from The Galmont. Awarded Best Irish Experience 2021, the day-trip stops off on the sandy beaches of
Inis Mór before taking in a sea-level view of the magnificent 200 meter high Cliffs of Moher. Sign up for the Aran Island Off Road Experience and you’ll be taken off the beaten track and driven amongst stunning scenic locations.
Discover Galway’s outdoor adventure activity centre, Wildlands, with indoor and outdoor activities including Zip ‘n’ Trek, Fun Walls, Disc Golf, Bushcraft, Archery, Forest Walks, Fairy Trails, a Sports Hall, and a Yoga & Wellness studio – there is something for all the family to experience!
For the day’s you prefer to stay indoors, you can enjoy the 18-meter swimming pool complete with a children’s pool, located in our leisure centre. Our swimming pool is open 7:00am - 9:30pm Monday to Friday and 8:00am to 8:00pm weekends and bank holidays.
Whatever adventure you choose, you’ll check out of The Galmont Hotel & Spa with memories of a great time spent with family & friends.