Instagrammable locations in Galway

If you are heading out to West of Ireland, you will be spoiled for choice with awe inspiring scenery ready to be instagrammed! Galway itself is picturesque, lively place with plenty of traditional and modern mixed in to keep your Instagram game strong. So, without further ado, have a look at some of the most  instagrammable locations in Galway:

Quay Street

You don’t have to go far for your first insta-opportunity! If you check #Galway you will see that loads of photos are taken in our little street, so make sure to walk up and down for the best angle on the Galway’s Latin Quarter awesomeness! Remember to tag us with #barnacleshostels so we can share your snap!


 Long Walk

The Long Walk is a section of the quays of Galway city which was designated an Architectural Conservation Area by Galway City Council who state that it has “a particularly  attractive setting, with views towards the sea and the Claddagh and characterises a distinct urban form, which reflects Galway’s historic relationship with the sea.

Charlie Byrnes Book Store

Awesomeness that cannot be easily described in words, this bookstore fells like walking into the fairly tale. 


 Galway Cathedral

Situated on the banks of the River Corrib in Galway city, Galway Cathedral is the most recently built of Europe’s great stone cathedrals, and is the centre of a vibrant community.

Cliffs of Moher

Venture a little bit further out and visit Cliffs of Moher, rightfuly the most visited attraction on the West of Ireland. Your way there will go through stunning Irish countryside, you will get a glimpse of Wild Atlantic Way and will be rewarded by views from the top of the cliffs. Must see!


 Connemara 

Use our 3 for 2 offer and stay in Galway a bit longer. Extra day means extra adventures. Venture out to Connemara, go for a hike, experience the life out west, visit Kylemore Abbey… There is so much to see here!

Are you into donuts? Silly question, you obviously are! We found great article about Instagrammable donuts in Galway, read on! 

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