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drive from Westport to Leenane...

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drive from Westport to Leenane...

Good morning,

how is the street R55 from Westport to Leenane? I would like to drive on because I think is very scenic route but is it easy to drive? How are the streets when it will rain? How long will it take? maybe I have to choice N59...I'm not so good to drive...

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1. Re: drive from Westport to Leenane...

Greetings!

Do you mean route R335? If so, it is a very beautiful scenic route. I have driven it, on clear days to rainy days. You can google this 16 minute video on Youtube> Scenic Drive: Killary Harbour-Leenane, Connemara, Ireland

I hope this info helps.

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2. Re: drive from Westport to Leenane...

Take your time and enjoy the view

Drive within the speed limit and you'll be fine

" Expect the Unexpected "

To get you in the mood Youtube -

" AT YOUR SERVICE PART 1 "

followed by PART 2 and PART 3

Remember, your on vacation, enjoy.

Edited: 6:46 am, August 19, 2014
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3. Re: drive from Westport to Leenane...

Keshgrammy, I have seen the video Youtube "Scenic Drive: Killary Harbour-Leenane, Connemara". Is that the R55? The street looks easy to drive, but where did you start from? Thank's you for your answer.

Edited: 3:57 pm, August 19, 2014
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4. Re: drive from Westport to Leenane...

Greetings!

Could you kindly tell me where you found route R55?

I await your response.

Keshgrammy

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5. Re: drive from Westport to Leenane...

Sorry I my Type is no correct!! R335..... Thank'you very much!!!

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6. Re: drive from Westport to Leenane...

Leave Westport on the N59, the N59 veres left, you will get on the R335 Murrisk. Beautiful views of Clew Bay, caution pulling over, traffic to your right. Continue to Louisburg, great cafe, Louisburg Cafe 74. Continue on R335, you will pass the Bogs on your right, sheep in the roadway, you will pass Doo Lough on your right. Continue to Killary Harbour, great photo op. R335 road, winds around the Harbour you will turn right onto N59,

Welcome to the Village of Leenane/Leenaun.

Take the N59, on your left, Kylemore Lough & Kylemore Abbey on the right.

Take the N59 to Diamond Hill, the climb is fairly easy, ankle support boots are a plus, camera charged?

Letterfrack to Clifden <20 min.

Here is a website for drives in the area.

galway.net/galwayguide/…

I hope this info helps.

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