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Electric Biking Tour on the Wild Atlantic Way - 1-Day Self Guided
"Before embarking on this exciting cycling adventurethe you will pick up your electric bike equipment and map in Clifden at 9.00am (transport to starting point is not included). During this trip you are free to choose which routes to take.You can enjoy a scenic ride from Clifden along the haunting bog road to Roundstone. On the ride bac follow the Sky Road and gaze at the stunning view and its wide range of scenery. Make a stop at Clifden Castle to explore this charming ruin. (1h - 11km)For lunch we suggest you to make a stop at Roundstone Cleggan or Clifden depending on your itinerary to taste some delicious seafood in one of the restaurants (price of lunch not included in the package).At 6.00pm you will travel back to Clifden to drop off the electric bike and the equipment."""
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Cycling the Wild Atlantic Way - 1-Day Self Guided Tour from Clifden
"The cycling trip starts in the town of Clifden Connemara situated 78km from Galway. Clifden is the perfect base to explore Connemara’s rich landscape and heritage.You will pick up your bike equipment and map in Clifden at 10.00am to start an unforgettable day in Connemara (transport to starting point is not included). During this trip you will plan your route individually. We suggest the following routes:You can enjoy a scenic follow the Sky Road and gaze at the stunning view and its wide range of scenery. Make a stop at Clifden Castle to explore this charming ruin. (1h - 11km)For lunch we suggest you to make a stop at Roundstone Cleggan or Clifden depending on your itinerary to taste some delicious seafood in one of the restaurants (price of lunch not included in the package).At 6.00pm you will travel back to Clifden to drop off the bike and the equipment."
From EUR39.00
 
Electric Biking Tour on the Wild Atlantic Way - 1-Day Self Guided
"Before embarking on this exciting cycling adventurethe you will pick up your electric bike equipment and map in Clifden at 9.00am (transport to starting point is not included). During this trip you are free to choose which routes to take.You can enjoy a scenic ride from Clifden along the haunting bog road to Roundstone. On the ride bac follow the Sky Road and gaze at the stunning view and its wide range of scenery. Make a stop at Clifden Castle to explore this charming ruin. (1h - 11km)For lunch we suggest you to make a stop at Roundstone Cleggan or Clifden depending on your itinerary to taste some delicious seafood in one of the restaurants (price of lunch not included in the package).At 6.00pm you will travel back to Clifden to drop off the electric bike and the equipment."""
From EUR70.00

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The Connemara north of Clifden

North of Clifden the Connemara looks much different from the part in the south of Clifden. You will find high mountains, some scenic rivers like in the Delphi Valley and even less population than in...
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The Connemara south of Clifden

South of Clifden you will find a great landscape called Connemara and the part of it that is close to the sea is quite flat, lots of salty lakes, muddy grounds and large rocks, a great combination...
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The transatlantic landing site at Ballyconneely

This is another place of history in Ireland: Ballyconneely is a small village, situated about halfway between the villages of Roundstone and Clifden, where Captain John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown...
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Delphy Valley

Delphy Valley is the name of a side-valley , widely unknown by tourists. In my opinion it is a perfect sidestep when you drive from Clifdon to Westport and leave the main road N59 already a few km...
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The 12 Bens

The 12 Bens are the group of small hills that you will see from almost anywhere in the Connemara.Connacht was the ancient name for the Connemara and what we considder scenic today was seen as the...
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The " Quiet Man Cottage " is close to Clifden

"The Quiet Man" was a well-known movie made in the late 1950s at various places in the Connemara, mainly in Cong around Asford castle, but also here, close to the small village of Maam Cross, where...
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Kylemore Abbey is 15km from Clifden

Kylemore Abbey looks like a medieval castle, but in fact it was built in 1826 for Mitchell Henry, a rich merchant from Manchester. In WW I benedictinian nuns from Belgium came there and transfered the...
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Sky Road

I had heard of the scenic Sky Road outside Clifden and wanted to walk it when I was in the area. It is a walk of about 11km along a narrow road above the Clifden Bay. The views are very nice, but the...
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Beach Road

When I came back to Clifden after walking the Sky Road I thought I would take the Beach Road down to the harbor before going back to the hostel. At the harbor I realised that the road continued when I...
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Clifden Castle

Clifden Castle was built by John D’Arcy, the founder of Clifden town, in the beginning of the 19th century. John D’Arcy married twice and had as many as 14 children. When he died the castle and town...
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John D’Arcy Monument

When I was going to walk the Sky Road I came across a sign just outside Clifden, pointing up a hill to the John D’Arcy Monument. Of course I had to go up and have a look before I continued my walk....
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Kylemore Abbey and castle.

Just 20 kms from Clifden is the superb Kylemore Abbey. Begun in 1867 by Mitchell Henry to house his family after they moved to Ireland. Taking fours to build it has 33 bedrooms and covers over 3500...
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Take a ride up the Sky road.

At the crossroads by the church turn right and after 150 metres there is a sign for the Sky road on the left. This is a 11 kms drive gradually rising to 150 metres where there is a spectacular view...
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Connemara National Park

Connemara National Park is beautiful! There are nature and hiking trails that allow you to see the natural bogs and heaths. In places there are wooden walkways to allow you to walk through bog areas...
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