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Clifden

4.3
Landmarks · Historic Sites · Castles
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast. For visitors interested in exploring the scenic Connemara area, this town is a good place to start. Situated above Clifden Bay, where the Owenglan River flows into the sea, the town boasts megalithic tombs and a national park, making it popular with nature lovers. Plan how to spend your time in Clifden and other destinations in Ireland using our Ireland day trip app.
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Sky Rd ©
Landmark
Sky Rd
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
Clifden Castle ©
Castle
Clifden Castle
3.6
Duration: 2 hours
O`Dalaigh Jewellers ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
O`Dalaigh Jewellers
4.9
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Clifden

Killary Sheep Farm ©
Farm
Killary Sheep Farm Leenane
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Ashford Castle ©
Castle
Ashford Castle Cong
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Royal Abbey of Cong ©
Church
Royal Abbey of Cong Cong
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Clifden

Marconi Station ©
Historic Site
Marconi Station
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
Connemara Championship Golf Links ©
Golf Course
Connemara Championship Golf Links Ballyconneely
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
Mannin Bay Blueway ©
Beach
Mannin Bay Blueway
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
Connemara Heritage and History Centre ©
History Museum
Connemara Heritage and History Centre
4.3
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Clifden

Lavelle Art Gallery
Art Gallery
Lavelle Art Gallery
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
Clifden Station House Museum ©
History Museum
Clifden Station House Museum
2.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

Historic Sites in Clifden

Alcock and Brown Landing Site ©
Historic Site
Alcock and Brown Landing Site
3.8
Duration: 2 hours

Beaches in Clifden

Aillebrack Green Coast Beach
Beach
Aillebrack Green Coast Beach Ballyconneely
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

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