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Key Info

Salthill

Price & Hours

Free

Details

Recreation, Sightseeing, Free Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend
4.2scorecard
  • 5.0Value
  • 3.0Facilities
  • 5.0Atmosphere

Salthill is a village of Galway located along the Atlantic Ocean. It boasts a 2-mile-long promenade, which is a popular place to take a stroll. Below the walkway is a beach, lauded by recent visitors for its cleanliness. After you've taken a stroll along the water, explore Salthill, which is home to all sorts of shops and cafes.

Recent visitors said they enjoyed the "lovely, scenic" walk along the seashore, calling it relaxing.

Salthill sits less than a mile from central Galway. Most travelers decided to walk from Galway to Salthill, saying it took about 30 minutes. The promenade is free and accessible 24/7.

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This western coastal route, which begins in the north of Donegal and runs 1,500 miles through nine counties ending in the south of Cork, is a breathtakingly scenic experience. No matter how much of the route you choose to experience, you'll find a wealth of attractions along the way, including the famous Cliffs of Moher, castles, golf courses and the largest stalactite in the Northern Hemisphere at Doolin Cave, among many, many others. For an on-the-go guide to the route's highlights, consider downloading the free Wild Atlantic Way App (available for Apple and Android), which also works offline.

Recent visitors who drove along the route called it "wild and wonderful," with "spectacular scenery." Reviewers also noted that the route is well-marked.

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