Hidden gems: The best things to do in GALWAY

How would you spend a day in Galway? We asked our readers to share their favourite hidden gems in Galway, and we’ve included the best in this list.

Here are 15 great things to do in Galway

Afternoon tea at Cupán Tae


Caoimhe Kenny loves an 'aul cup of tae in this fine café.

Find out more about Cupán Tae here

Music at Tig Coili on Mainguard Street

Kerry Dexter likes the craic in this popular Galway pub. 

Find out more about Tig Coili here

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A walk along the prom in Salthill

The National Aquarium

Find out more here.

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A morning walk along the River Corrib


Soak up the atmosphere at the Spanish Arch

Blackrock Diving Tower


Patricia Croal recommends this tourist attraction.

Find out more about it here

Visit the Quadrangle at NUIG

Find out more about NUIG here

Call to Galway Market

Find out more about Galway Market here

Fly a kite at Claddagh

Drive the Sky Road at Clifden

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Walk the 'Long Walk'

Visit Coral Beach, near Carraroe

Connemara National Park

Find out more about Connemara National Park here

Visit Galway Cathedral

Claire Horrigan recommends a visit to Galway Cathedral

Find out more about Galway Cathedral here

To get involved, all you need to do is share your favourite thing to do in Galway by sending us a personal message on our Facebook page (remember to begin the message #IEBestOf) or tweet us @irishexaminer using the hashtag #IEBestOF.

We will then put together a story highlighting some of the best suggestions so keep an eye out to see if your suggestion for a "must do" makes the cut.

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