Galway is the largest city in Ireland’s western province of Connacht. It is a lively university town and is considered to be one of the main centre of Irish folk music. Today, with a population of 65,000, it is the fastest growing city in Europe and is still adhering to its traditions. It is well known for its art galleries and shops, most of which are located in the charming medieval quarter of the city.
The historic Croatian costal city of Rijeka marked the start of its year as European Capital of Culture 2020. Rijeka’s motto “Port of Diversity” complements the EU’s slogan “Unity in Diversity”. Check out our recommendation to find a place to stay.
Jadran Hoteli owns and operates 3 city hotels in Rijeka, a boarding house in Kostrena, a tourist resort Uvala Scott and Campsite Oštro in Kraljevica.
In 2020, during the Croatian EU Presidency, Rijeka, as the largest Croatian port, will become the centre of a significant and extensive culture and arts programme and the host city for the best and most interesting artists from the global, Croatian and European cultural scenes – in the same year when it is the European Capital of Culture.