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Galway has been voted the fourth best city in th world to visit in 2020 by Loney Planet. Read a snippet from the Lonely Planets - Best in Travel for 2020, where we are delighted that Galway is included in "the best destinations, journeys and sutainable travel experiences for the year ahead."

"Brilliantly bohemian Galway is arguably Ireland’s most engaging city. Here brightly painted pubs heave with live music and cafes offer front-row seats to watch buskers perform. And this year all that creative exuberance is being supercharged by events marking the Galway region's role as a 2020 European Capital of Culture – the city’s calendar is as packed with activity as the bars are with locals on a Saturday night. Expect street spectacle, live and digital art as well as world-class music, theatre and dance. Sleep might have to wait – in Galway even the buskers play late into the night. Vivid and vibrant, brimful of imagination, Galway in 2020 is home to a year-long, city-wide, arty party. And you’re invited too."

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We're excited for the year ahead, being named European Capital of Culture for 2020. The year will see an extraordinary showcase of events highlighting the richness and diversity of Galway’s culture and its people.

Galway: Voted 4th Best City in the World! from The Connacht Hospitality Group on Vimeo.


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