County Galway is often seen as the best of both worlds: Awesome scenery and Galway City, a glittering phantasm.`
Not far away there are peaceful valleys, the immense Galway Bay, and the spirit of WB Yeats walking just behind you. There are also calm cruises to take on rivers.
Take a walk around. Breathe in the centuries and diverse people that have blown through. Wander its harbor and be amazed at the pier cottages tipping precariously, and forever, over the Bay.
Kinvarra hosts a traditional music festival in May. Come August, there is a gathering of fishing boats.