Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture
It’s all happening in Galway in 2020. This scenic and friendly county located on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way has been nominated as European Capital of Culture for 2020 and is about to host the largest ever festival on the island of Ireland. A yearlong programme of events has been organised that will be hosted not only in the bustling city of Galway, but in villages, towns and islands off the Galway coast. The festival themes will focus on the landscape and language, making Galway the perfect base for such an event. Areas such as Clifden, Connemara and the Aran Islands showcase Ireland’s stunning natural beauty and Connemara’s Gaeltacht region with its wealth of history, heritage and culture highlights why the Irish language is so special and the importance of keeping traditions alive. To join in the celebrations, head to Galway to experience a year of music, dance, theatre, literature, visual arts, food events and much, much more…
Galway City named as top foodie destination
It’s a wonderful accolade that Galway City has been named as a top foodie destination, but it shouldn’t be a surprise. When you visit the city, you will encounter an array of restaurants, cafés and pubs that produce the best of Irish cuisine that will satisfy the most cultured of taste-buds. With the city situated at the mouth of Galway Bay, its no wonder that the freshly caught seafood is always on the menu. Options to delight, from succulent free-range lamb and beef dishes to shellfish freshly plucked from the west coast. Galway City also hosts one of the oldest oyster festivals in the world and is internationally recognised with people coming from all over the word to enjoy the finest of seafood. Make sure to put Galway on your bucket list for 2020, but please book your accommodation early, because its all happening in Galway in 2020.
Bed & Breakfast homes are a food lovers' paradise
Not only will you find the best of Irish cuisine in the various eateries around Galway, but if you choose to stay in Bed & Breakfast accommodation you will also be met with wonderful food experiences. Staying with an Irish family is the perfect way to immerse yourself in Irish culture and enjoy fresh, local and delicious food. Your friendly B&B hosts are renowned for their cooking skills and provide guests with wonderful home-baked treats along with freshly prepared made to order breakfasts, in many cases using farm to table ingredients.
Galway Bed and Breakfasts
Posted: 13 Feb 2020 by
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