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Clifden

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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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The authentic charms of Clifden are best experienced while staying in the center of this seaside town. Here you will find several places to spend the night, from upscale hotels to quaint bed and breakfasts. For a more typical Irish experience, opt for the latter. Backpackers generally head for the town's hostels, while travelers with a larger budget often stay at the 19th-century castle-turned-hotel. If price is not a concern, look into renting a traditional Irish home.
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