Salthill Promenade, overlooking Galway Bay is a 2 kilometre long promenade that is frequented by locals and tourists alike. The famous promenade is popular amongst those looking to just take a leisurely stroll and relax, as well as joggers, cyclers and rollerbladers. It is known for offering incredible views of the Aran Islands, Galway City, and even the hills of County Clare on clear days. There are benches throughout the promenade for those who wish to admire the gorgeous views. Salthill Promenade is also dotted with little cafés at which visitors will be able to find a variety of snacks and refreshments.
Throughout the day
Around 30 minutes or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The stunning view
While Muslim tourists will not be able to find prayer facilities at Salthill Promenade, they may be able to locate a clean and quiet place outdoors to offer their prayers. If unable to do so, they could visit one of the few mosques in the city of Galway, such as the Galway Mosque.
As mentioned above, there are a few cafés on Salthill Promenade. While visitors are sure to find a good selection of food items at these outlets, Muslim tourists will have to dine on suitable seafood and vegetarian dishes as non-Halal ingredients are sure to be widely use. Due to Galway city’s sizeable Muslim population, Muslim visitors will also be able to find a few Halal restaurants.