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Colin G
Hazel Grove, UK449 contributions
Fabulous scenery across the coast & Atlantic Islands. Well worth the round trip if staying in Clifden.
Written 27 September 2022
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PeteWEdinburgh
Edinburgh170 contributions
Drove the Sky Road on a lovely sunny September day. Views are just fabulous.... apart from for the driver who definitely needs to keep their eyes on this "entertaining" road.
Written 27 September 2022
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Dee R
Tucson, AZ59 contributions
Beautiful views, you can see for miles at the top and, if your lucky, you will be greeted by wild Connemara ponies!
Written 15 September 2022
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heidi f
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Breathtaking drive -a must if you are visiting the west of Ireland.
If you are older or a bit of a backseat driver-drive w/ caution
Written 14 September 2022
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A great loop to cycle, ride or drive especially on a fine day. GOod road surface and wonderful views
Written 9 September 2022
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Pamela S
Omaha, NE36 contributions
The road is very narrow more so than most of the others you had been on if you've been driving but very doable and if you are in Clifden then this is a must see.
Written 5 September 2022
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Jody M
87 contributions
The Sky road has loads of nice scenery but the road is self is very narrow (not enough room for 2 cars to pass so you need to be constantly looking for oncoming traffic and moving into pull out sections for cars to pass, not a relaxing drive for sure). We found the signs were not great. We accidentally found the best viewpoint even using navigation.
Written 3 September 2022
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301lisa33
Coventry, UK1,623 contributions
Part of the Wild Atlantic Way. Dont attempt in a very heavy vehicle or towing. Lovely viewpoint from top
Written 2 August 2022
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Marvin G
Ogdensburg, NY1,005 contributions
The Sky Road is part of the Wild Atlantic Way covering most of the West coast of Ireland along the rough Atlantic coast known for its scenery and surfing. The Sky Road takes you high into the hills above the cliffs and raging sea. The view from several lookouts is phenomenal as you can see the whole of Connemara and peninsulas from there on a clear day. While there, our coach driver gave an impromptu acapella concert singing "Grace." We toasted his excellent voice and cheered Ireland on in Rugby against the Kiwis.
Written 2 August 2022
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gojencarr
Watsonville, CA465 contributions
Even though the coast was fogged in, we decided we would still check out the Sky Road. We started on the lower road and then swung around to the "high" road. We were treated to a slight clearing by the time we got to the top/viewing pull-out and beautiful views of the coast (plus there was a group of sheep by the parking area that were entertaining). The drive was very nice, but the roads are tiny. If you are in the Clifden area I highly recommend driving this road.
Written 1 August 2022
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