Galway really comes alive at Christmas with a magical atmosphere throughout the city.
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Christmas in Galway
It’s the perfect time to visit the City of the Tribes for a winter break, a romantic getaway or just a last minute Christmas shopping break.
The famous Christmas markets bring with them the traditional smells and sounds of Christmas. With festive treats and handmade gifts, this is the perfect place to soak up some atmosphere during your break in Galway.
Elf Town Galway has become enormously popular as a destination for families during Christmas time. Located in the middle of the city, this visit to Santa will be one to remember!
Shopping in Galway
Galway is known as an excellent shopping destination where you’ll find all the high street stores you expect as well as original boutiques and charming market stalls. It’s the perfect place to pick up some last-minute gifts as well as treats for yourself!
Santa’s Workshop at Aillwee Caves
Just over an hour’s drive from Maldron Hotel Oranmore Galway, visit Santa’s Workshop at Aillwee Caves. The caves will host Santa and his elves over the Christmas season offering a magical experience for all the boys and girls who visit.
New Years in Galway
Why not treat yourself to a night away for New Year’s Eve? We have live music in the QBar here until late to ring in the New Year. It’s the perfect after-Christmas treat for your family to look forward to. Crafty Kids will be running throughout the Christmas break too to keep the kids entertained. This date fills up quickly so don’t leave it until last minute to book your room