Car Rental in Galway, Ireland

Car Rental in Galway, Ireland


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County Galway and Galway City encapsulate the best aspects of everything truly Irish. Visitors can be taken back to a different time by visiting Connemara and witnessing rural Ireland at its best or travel to Galway City and say with sincerity that they’ve experienced the famous Irish ‘craic’.

Connemara to the north of County Galway is an untouched land chock full of stunning beauties. The flat plains are predominantly inhabited by Irish speakers while much of the ancient Gaelic culture is still preserved here. The scenic beauty is really something to behold as you look far into the distance across the plains overshadowed by rocky mountains known as the Twelve Pins. There are many guided tours on offer of the area which are both informative and visually breathtaking.

While in Galway it would be a shame to miss out on the magnificent Aran Islands. The greatest stronghold of the Irish language and culture left in the country. The Islands are home to ancient ring forts overlooking the Atlantic Ocean on cliffs hundreds of metres above sea level. Cycling tours of the island are available and highly recommended to truly experience the sights that these small gems have to offer.

Galway City has an international reputation for being one of the most enjoyable cities to visit in the world. The laid-back bohemian atmosphere is one of the most alluring features of this city. Galway's history is evident in the architecture throughout the city as it was once the primary trading centre for the west centuries ago, ranging from medieval walls, cobbled streets and the famous Spanish Arch.

The performing arts are a huge facet of life in the city, visitors can find themselves a seat in the many cafes to watch the ever-present street performers. There are two main theatres in the city where theatre lovers can view both classic and new work. Multiple art galleries are dotted around the city for those seeking even more visual treasures.

Traditional music can be found in almost every pub throughout the city where visitors can experience a real Irish ‘session’. The people in Galway are incredibly friendly and always in search of fun any night of the week. The city offers a unique shopping experience for all and memorable Irish gifts can be easily sought after here.

Things to do in Galway

Despite being a relatively small city, Galway offers visitors a wide range of attractions.

On your visit to Galway you will see a different scene. From the captivating Aran Islands to the memorable fields and piles of the Connemara National Park or the clamoring city of Galway.

Sites to Visit

Galway offers visitors a range of historic sites of Interest including the Spanish Arch, Portumna Castle and Lynch's Castle.

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Car rental at Galway is made easy with Europcar.

Friendly service, new cars and low prices are part of our every day offer. Whether you are hiring a car for business or pleasure, or you need a car or van, Europcar has the right hire car at Galway for you.

Europcar is looking forward to serving you at its car hire branch: Galway. Remember to always bring your driving licence, valid credit card and additional proof of identity (such as a passport if you are hiring abroad).

Europcar’s Green Programme: At Europcar, we understand the environmental impact of car hire. That’s why we have wholeheartedly embraced a sustainable development programme and are proud to be the first car hire company at Galway with certified commitments.