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April in Galway – Events, Weather and Travel Tips

april-in-galwayA uniquely sophisticated city with something for everybody, Galway draws plenty of travelers every year. Regardless of the season, Galway is an attraction for every traveler.

During your trip to this tiny city of Ireland, you can enjoy the special ambiance and be delighted with music, theater, pubs, restaurants, cafes and most importantly its friendly individuals.

April Events in Galway

Cúirt International Festival of Literature – This festival is the leading literary event in Ireland. This event bring, yearly, about 60 local, international and national authors to the city for workshops, readings, book signing, discussions and a lot more. According to Robert McCrum, the festival is international, timeless and convivial and has the kind of environment that even Shakespeare himself may have joined in. The festival takes place from from April 9 to 25, 2010.

Lady Gregory – a Celebration – This celebration intends to commemorate the life of Lady Augusta, the great patroness of arts and introduce her ground-breaking spirit to young artists in Galway. The event also showcases and rejoices the artifacts of her life that became an important component of the vernacular life of any Irish. The celebration normally start in mid- March and will end in mid-April.

April Weather in Galway

The weather in Galway is very variable and irregular. The months of April until August are actually the perfect time to visit this city since it is warm.

Avg. high 54 F/12 C
Avg. low 38 F/3 C
Avg. precipitation 3.33 inches/6 cm

You don’t go to Galway just for its weather, right? So, be ready for the little rain and be happy with your stat in this city.

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Getting Here

Galway has never been accessible or more appealing than before. Tour this beautiful city, witness its famous pubs and ancient monuments and meet the welcoming and warm individuals of the city. Now is actually the best time to go to Galway because the airfare to Ireland has never been this cheap in so many years. A lot of airlines are offering deals galore and packages that you can take advantage with. You just need to narrow down your search, book in advance as the city starts to fill with people in April.

Where to Stay

There are plenty of Galway accommodations that you can find on the internet. Whether you are looking for quality guesthouse, B & Bs, hotels, self catering properties, you can absolutely find them in this city. Also, inexpensive hostels, traditional bed and breakfast, camping and budget hotels are available.

While in Galway, you can also choose to stay in an apartment. There are many apartments situated near the city center, but of course you don’t expect that apartment to be cheaper because of its location. So, the best thing you can do is to look for these apartments online, check what great deals they have for your stay in April. Through it, you are assured of you safe accommodation and you might be able to get discount or anything that might make your stay enjoyable but not expensive.