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Spiddal or Clifton if we have 1 day and night in Galway

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Spiddal or Clifton if we have 1 day and night in Galway

We will arrive by train around 12:00 pm in Galway and will be spending one night there. We would like to see some of the Connemara area and still have some time for Galway. Would you recommend Spiddal or Clifton? We will have a driver.

Thank you.

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1. Re: Spiddal or Clifton if we have 1 day and night in Galway

Clifden..Plenty to loose from..

Sky road..Omey Island.. Kylemore Abbey.. Connemara National Park.. Roundstone.. Ballynahinch Castle gardens..

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2. Re: Spiddal or Clifton if we have 1 day and night in Galway

Another vote for Clifden. It is a bigger town right in the heart of Connemara. The ride out to Clifden will take much longer from Galway City but the scenery along the way is amazing.

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3. Re: Spiddal or Clifton if we have 1 day and night in Galway

Thank you. Which route did you take to Clifton from Galway?

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4. Re: Spiddal or Clifton if we have 1 day and night in Galway

Here are a few different drives: galway.net/galwayguide/visit/connemara/drives . The drive on the N59 through Oughterard, Maam Cross, and Recess is very direct. Here is another map that doesn't go all the way to Clifden but it shows what sites are in the area: www.goconnemara,com/ .

Edited: 11 May 2018, 18:57
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5. Re: Spiddal or Clifton if we have 1 day and night in Galway

Check out www.goconnemara.com/ for scenic sites in the area.

Edited: 11 May 2018, 18:59
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6. Re: Spiddal or Clifton if we have 1 day and night in Galway

Link below for the Galway 5 Scenic drives in Connemara

https:/…ptop-5-scenic-drives.html

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7. Re: Spiddal or Clifton if we have 1 day and night in Galway

Clifton do the sky road travel further to Kylemore Abbey

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