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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 roads are very tiny and scary, but the view is spectacular as you make your way through the tiny villages around Sky Road. Unfortunately if you are the driver you will not be able to enjoy the sce...  more »
  • I have been lucky enough to have had the privilege of walking and witnessing the beauty of the sky road since a young age. Amazing views, great opportunity to get some exercise in and I have also had ...  more »
  • I sweet-talked my husband into driving this loop on our third day in Ireland, though he was still not completely comfortable driving on the narrow roads. We had been told in town that there were areas...  more »