Host Families in Galway

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Top Host Families in Galway

These are our top rated host families in Galway. They will provide the perfect homestay in Galway, Ireland for your child. They have amazing profiles and are eager to answer any questions!

Great things to do in Galway

These are some of the best activities for young people to do in Galway!

Salthill Promenade
Salthill Promenade

Take a leisurely stroll along the scenic Salthill Promenade in Galway. Enjoy the stunning views of Galway Bay and the Burren mountains across the water—all for free. The promenade is perfect for a relaxing walk, a seaside picnic, or simply soaking in the refreshing sea breeze.

Eyre Square

Explore the historic Eyre Square, a bustling city square with no entrance fee. Admire the charming John F. Kennedy Memorial and the surrounding shops and cafes. It's a central and vibrant location for people-watching and experiencing the heart of Galway.

Spanish Arch

Visit the Spanish Arch, an iconic historical landmark along the River Corrib. While you can explore the arch itself for free, it's also a gateway to the lively Latin Quarter. Discover the riverside views, learn about its rich history, and enjoy the dynamic atmosphere of this picturesque area in Galway.

Earn €1,100 as a Host Family in Galway

Become a host family in Galway and earn €1,100 hosting a single student for two weeks. We are available 14/7 exited to help you with everything from signing up to getting paid. We empower you, our host families, to decide who and when they host. You can talk to young people eager to travel before they book to ensure they are perfect fit to your family.

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Your questions, answered

Summer camps in Ireland take place primarily in July and August, although there are some camps available in June.
Living with a host family in Ireland is possible all year round. If you choose to travel during the school year, it is advised to combine your trip with a school stay with Famworld. If your stay takes place during the summer months, we advise enrolling in summer camps in Ireland.
To book your stay with a host family in Ireland, simply follow this link. You will choose the host family and activities before booking.
We have a network of over 1,200 host families in Ireland, ranging everywhere from our Dublin host families to our Cork host families. We make it a priority to visit all of our families prior to them hosting a student, in order to make sure that they are up to the Famworld standard as well as ensuring they complete and pass the Police vetting procedure. Please review our triple vetting process here .
Either your host family in Ireland or a member of the Famworld team will be there to meet and greet you when you arrive.
Summer camps in Ireland are uniquely designed to allow your child to discover Irish life and connect with similarly aged Irish children, all while living with a host family in Ireland. These activities coupled with their day-to-day life with a host family in Ireland, will lead to your child’s English language greatly improving.
A language immersion stay is designed to immerse your child into Irish life and culture with a host family in Ireland as their personal guide. They will spend their days with the family doing normal day-to-day activities, attending local sporting events and going on family day trips etc. The aim is to significantly improve your child’s conversational English through a lived experience with their host family in Ireland, and for them to have fun in the process.
If you are interested in a boarding school stay please visit Hebe Education</a >
If you are interested in a boarding school stay please visit Hebe Education</a >
Yes, it is possible to get English lessons while staying with a host family in Ireland. A qualified English teacher will come to your host family’s home to provide one-to-one tuition. There is an extra charge for this service.
Summer camps in Ireland are primarily targeted at Irish children, and the first language of over 90% of those attending these camps is English. This ensures that your child will be immersed in English for the duration of their stay, allowing them plenty of opportunities to practice and improve their conversational English. Outside of camp hours, they will be with their chosen host family in Ireland where they will converse in English continually.

Searching for a host family in Ireland?

Look no further! From Dublin host families to Donegal host families, our Famworld host families span the length and breadth of the country.