Solo Female Travel in Galway

Galway is a vibrant and picturesque city located on the west coast of Ireland. It is known for its lively atmosphere, stunning scenery, and friendly locals. The city is home to a variety of attractions, including the Galway City Museum, the Spanish Arch, and the Galway Cathedral. There are also plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy, such as kayaking, sailing, and fishing. Galway is also a great destination for foodies, with a wide selection of restaurants, pubs, and cafes.

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Emily

Emily

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Hey!, I'm Emily and I'm interested in animals, art, boozing, events & social, fashion, food & cuisine, cycling, culture, hiking, history, live music, languages, nightlife, swimming, sightseeing, solo travel, nature, dancing and education

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nikita

nikita

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Hey, My name is nikita and I'm interested in animals, art, hiking, photography, nightlife, solo travel, trekking, food & cuisine, cinema, health and nature

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๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Israel, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland, ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ Egypt, ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช United Arab Emirates, ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ธ Palestine

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Michelle

Michelle

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Hi, Iโ€™m Michelle. Iโ€™m Irish and live in the west coast. Iโ€™m interested in many different things. Would love to start solo travelling but never did before. Iโ€™m looking to go on trips around Ireland. While Iโ€™m from here I havenโ€™t managed to see much of this lovely country

Countries Iโ€™ve Visited

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria, ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ Cyprus, ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ Egypt, ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France, ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy, ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Morocco, ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal, ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain, ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom

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Liz

Liz

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Hey! I'm Liz and I'm 22 years old. I'm planning to go on a few days trip just a chill trip to Lisbon and to Italy and looking for an adventurous yet chill person to join me :)

Countries Iโ€™ve Visited

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Ukraine, ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Russia, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland, ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France

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Lara

Lara

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Hi! Iโ€™m Lara, Iโ€™m from the U.S. but currently based in Ireland! Iโ€™m a performing artist back home and taking some time to see the world before I settle down. I love coffee and comedy, a nerd about a whole lot of things, yearn to get connected to a slower pace of life that allows me to create and be present fully. Would love to meet ya!

Countries Iโ€™ve Visited

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czech Republic, ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland, ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States, ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom

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Joo

Joo

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Hello this is Josefa I am 29yo. And Iโ€™ll be travelling through UK FOR A FEW DAYS!

Countries Iโ€™ve Visited

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Jess

Jess

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Traveling in Norway for a few days. Looking for tips for near Tromso!

Countries Iโ€™ve Visited

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium, ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญ Cambodia, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada, ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Denmark, ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France, ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany, ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ Iceland, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy, ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡น Malta, ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Mexico, ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands, ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด Norway, ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ Philippines, ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal, ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด Romania, ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Slovenia, ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Switzerland, ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ Syria, ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Thailand, ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท Turkey, ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States, ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom

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Kenny

Kenny

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Hi there! Iโ€™m Kenny, Colombian female living in Ireland, Iโ€™m passionate about learning new things and exploring cultures through art, food and music.

Countries Iโ€™ve Visited

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด Colombia, ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท France, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland, ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain, ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom, ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ช Venezuela

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Sam

Sam

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Hey!, I'm Sam and I'm interested in books, animals, events & social, languages and solo travel

Countries Iโ€™ve Visited

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czech Republic, ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Denmark, ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany, ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Hungary, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Indonesia, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland, ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Italy, ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Netherlands, ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Poland, ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Portugal, ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด Romania, ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Singapore, ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Spain, ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden, ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช Estonia, ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Austria

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Experiences from Galway

Overall rating

3.9 /5

based on 2 experiences

Rating summary

Things to do

2.7/5

Safety

3.9/5

Food

3.3/5

Budget-friendly

3.3/5

Solo travel experience

Super nice little town - cozy vibes. Felt very safe, lots of cute areas to explore. Lots of cute pubs, good food. Not much to do in terms of attractions, but nice to walk around and enjoy the atmosphere.

Posted: November 29, 2023Experienced: November, 2023
Things to do: 3/5Food: 4/5Budget-friendly: 4/5Safety: 5/5
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Solo travel experience

Galway is a lovely little city. Very walkable, and safe, with day trips to many sights (Kylemore Abbey, Cliffs of Moher, etc.) People are very friendly and helpful. Good public transport.

Posted: October 19, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 5/5
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Frequently asked questions

Is Galway safe for solo female travellers?

Yes, Galway is generally safe for solo female travellers. However, as with any destination, it is important to take the usual safety precautions. Be aware of your surroundings, avoid walking alone at night, and keep your valuables secure.

Is Galway good for solo travel?

Yes, Galway is a great destination for solo travelers. The city is very safe and welcoming, and there are plenty of activities and attractions to explore. There are also plenty of cafes, restaurants, and pubs to enjoy, and the locals are friendly and helpful.

Is Galway expensive for solo travellers?

Galway can be expensive for solo travellers, depending on the type of accommodation and activities you choose. However, there are plenty of budget-friendly options available, such as hostels, budget hotels, and Airbnb rentals. Additionally, there are plenty of free activities to enjoy in Galway, such as exploring the city's many parks and public spaces, or taking a stroll along the River Corrib.

What to do in Galway solo?

Explore the City

Galway is a vibrant city with plenty of sights to explore. Take a stroll around the city centre and explore the cobbled streets, colourful shop fronts, and the many pubs and restaurants.

Visit the Claddagh

The Claddagh is a traditional fishing village located just outside of Galway City. Take a walk around the village and explore the old stone houses, the harbour, and the traditional craft shops.

Take a Day Trip

Galway is surrounded by stunning scenery and there are plenty of day trips to take. Visit the Aran Islands, Connemara, or the Burren.

Visit the Galway Arts Festival

The Galway Arts Festival is an annual event that takes place in July and August. Enjoy a variety of performances, exhibitions, and workshops.

Take a Boat Trip

Galway is home to some of the most beautiful scenery in Ireland. Take a boat trip around the bay and explore the islands, inlets, and coves.

Visit the National Aquarium

The National Aquarium of Ireland is located in Salthill, just outside of Galway City. Explore the many different species of fish, reptiles, and amphibians.

Enjoy the Nightlife

Galway is known for its lively nightlife. Enjoy a few drinks in one of the many pubs and clubs, or take in some live music.

Is Galway safe to travel alone?

Yes, Galway is generally considered safe to travel alone. However, as with any destination, it is important to take the necessary precautions to ensure your safety. Be aware of your surroundings, avoid walking alone at night, and keep your valuables secure.

Is Galway safe at night?

Yes, Galway is generally safe at night. However, as with any city, it is always best to be aware of your surroundings and take precautions to ensure your safety.

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