Clifden is a picturesque town located on the west coast of County Galway about 80km north west of Galway city. It’s known as the ‘Capital of Connemara’ as it’s the largest town in the beautiful Connemara area, so it’s a popular stop off for visitors touring the area..
Connemara is a region of County Galway, which claims to be “one of the last unspoilt areas in Ireland”. It’s famous for its diverse landscape of bogs, mountains, rivers, dramatic coastline, sandy beaches, green fields and wilderness. As well as offering a wealth of outdoor activities, Connemara also allows the visitor to step back in time with top attractions like Kylemore Abbey, Glengowla Silver and Lead Mine and Aughnanure Castle to name a few. You could also take a visit to Leenane – a little village in Connemara, which was the setting for John. B Keane’s film ‘The Field’.
If you’re touring the beautiful area of Connemara then there’s no better place to base yourself than the town of Clifden. It’s a lively and colourful town with lots of pubs, shops, restaurants and a great nightlife scene that draws people from far and wide.
If you’re touring the Connemara area, why not stop off in Clifden for the night or maybe enjoy a few days exploring this wonderful town. There are lots of Clifden bed and breakfasts for you to stay in whether you want one in the town or in the surrounding countryside.
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