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Nice drive

We took the drive. I’m not going to lie, parts of the drive were uncomfortable for me as the road... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
melissa c
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Manchester, Connecticut
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Blighted by poor weather

We approached the Sky Road drive from the northern approach. Initially, it did not seem all that... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
penstrghols
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Luton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our trip along the Sky Road was disappointing, in part due to weather. Might have been better, and more dramatic, on a sunny day. The views were not great on a rainy cloudy day. If you travel it I recommend driving clock wise, so you...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took the drive. I’m not going to lie, parts of the drive were uncomfortable for me as the road was narrow for two cars and you’re on the cliff. However, there were always barriers between the road and the elevation. Go slow and take...More

Thank melissa c
Reviewed 5 days ago

We approached the Sky Road drive from the northern approach. Initially, it did not seem all that impressive; not helped by the dark clouds. Midway, we started to climb and then it became very scenic. Unfortunately, when we got to the scenic stop park, everything...More

Thank penstrghols
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Take the sky road out of Clifden and prepare yourself to be humbled by nature. The road follows the coast and quickly becomes quite elevated offering views that stretch for many miles. Islands and headlands come into view and change dramatically as the light changes....More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a lovely morning driving the Sky Road. Quite narrow in spots, we took our time and truly enjoyed all the sights along the way.

Thank debten01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of fun, amazing views, stunning countryside! You can walk it.. you can cycle it... or you can whizz around and see it all!

Thank JoeJTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove along the Sky Road on a luckily sunny morning. The views are breathtaking and the general atmosphere is inspiring. A must !

Thank Florence D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In spite of terrible heavy rain there is no mistaken that the Sky Road route is a must if in Connemara. We took this route to go to Kylemore Abbey . It’s on the Wild Atlantic Way and serves to be .

Thank biggestjohn22
Reviewed 1 week ago

You must drive up this road, we drove up first thing in the morning and it was one of the most stunning roads I have ever driven up. The views are amazing. I would recommend attaching a camera as you drive up and filming the...More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Driving south on the Wild Atlantic Way, approaching Clifden, Co. Galway - we decided to drive over the Sky Road. What magnificent views. It was a beautiful evening with a lovely sun setting. Will never forget this breathtaking view.

Thank AndrewRoche
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Julene2015
2 July 2017|
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Response from karalynn2017 | Reviewed this property |
The time tables for 2017 put sunset around 8:14pm on September 1 and 7:08pm by the end of the month.
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aggies123
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Response from Traveller30111954 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is possible to cycle if you have the energy in your legs for steep climbs and are not afraid of steep downhills. Clifden is a good base for Connemara
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Response from Eugene J | Reviewed this property |
I would get a B&B or Hotel in Clifden if you are going car-less as the public transit is hit or miss and the distance don't look bad on maps but roads are small, curvy and in season crowded. And I second the comment above... More
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