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Galway Advice


In September, as part of our 2 week holiday in Ireland, we are travelling from Doolin to Galway and staying for 3 nights in Galway. We are thinking of Driving from Doolin to Clifden, the Sky Road and onto Cleggan, then back to Galway. Then the following day doing the Connemara Loop. Will this work? Appreciate any advice please!

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1. Re: Galway Advice

The Connemara loop is an easy day or week drive depending on what you want to see along the way http://goo.gl/maps/L5ihu gives some pointers. Clifden Arts Week runs 19-29th September so might be worth a look

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Yes its very doable, it can be done in one day but the more time the better.

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Just to point out that Doolin to Clifden is quite a journey..may not look very far, but as they are not major roads, it can take quite a while - especially if stopping along the way for scenery, lunch etc...Doolin to Galway about 1.5 hours, then Galway to Clifden another 1.5 hours...give yourself plenty of time...as the festival is on in Clifden, it would be worth looking up the schedule, and getting there in time to include something in your day. One advantage however, is that is will still be light late into the evening, prob getting dark aout 9ish...

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Yes as everyone is saying, definitely doable, but if you get the weather it has some beautiful scenery, so it's better not to rush it. If you can I would stay overnight in Clifden.

Edited: 3:16 pm, August 01, 2013
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