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Sky Rd, Clifden
(4.8/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web)
Drive or bike along , a famously scenic Clifden route. On the 11 km (6.8 mi) circular road, take in the area's natural beauty. For close-up views of the rugged landscape, travel the lower road. If you'd prefer sweeping panoramas of the region, set out on the upper road. Keep in mind that the car ride can be dangerous at night. Bikers should note that the route features many hills. Using our international travel planner, Clifden attractions like Sky Rd can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The road is a little narrow and hard to navigate in some spots but its all worth it in the end. The view from the top is absolutely stunning. 
  • Drove the upper sky road. Very, very narrow and if you meet a car, you or they must back up to ease into a little easement. But that's the downside. The upside is incredible views. The day we went was...  more »
  • My husband and I accidentally wound up on this road and glad we did. All I have to say is, beautiful! Not terribly narrow. But the views are definitely worth it.