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Spectacular view on an easy ride

Worth the detour if you're around. It gives you an end of the world kind of feeling, especially at... read more

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Zeist, The Netherlands
Explore by Bike!

We rented eBikes in Clifden and road the Sky Road and more! It is so beautiful!! The views are... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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“narrow road”(48 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Clifden, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Worth the detour if you're around. It gives you an end of the world kind of feeling, especially at the tip

Thank Janonderweg
Reviewed 5 days ago

We rented eBikes in Clifden and road the Sky Road and more! It is so beautiful!! The views are breathtaking! Going off route and exploring along lesser know roads was also a fabulous experience!! 5 stars and 2 thumbs up!

Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Drove up Sky Road on a cold wet November afternoon. Scenery was stunning. The road is narrow in places but there are plenty of spots for cars to pull in. The viewing area has ample parking. Make sure to visit during day light hours. The...More

Thank StevEire2018
Reviewed 6 days ago

We drove up after a recent storm. The view was spectacular. The roads are narrow in places but there are cutaways where you can let oncoming traffic pass by.

Thank jackoIreland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An American lady told us about the sky road loop. It was a glorious autumn day and the views at the top are only spectacular . Well worth taking the loop , but beware stop at viewing area. Do not try to take in the...More

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome views. Took the skyroad and saw some amazing country side. We also walked along the road and down by the marina and waters edge

Thank Connector36591916299
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fair dinkum people ! DO NOT be deterred from doing this drive. Sensational views ! Drive slowly and stay alert. You won’t fall of the side of a mountain ! It was FUN !!! Maybe skip if it’s snowing !!!

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a great spot to enjoy the views, which are best enjoyed at sunset, after a lovely meal in Clifden.

Thank Charlottiels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a long road in Connemara that has amazing sea views! It’s a must drive! We had our own car. My favorite views in Ireland. We stopped a few times but the actual Sky road probably took us an hour or so. We went...More

Thank PSimms
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful drive, though a bit scary because it is so narrow. We did not meet any oncoming cars on the narrowest parts but not sure what would have happened if we had. We also had a sunny day so that made it even more...More

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2 July 2017|
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Response from karalynn2017 | Reviewed this property |
The time tables for 2017 put sunset around 8:14pm on September 1 and 7:08pm by the end of the month.
27 March 2017|
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Response from Traveller30111954 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is possible to cycle if you have the energy in your legs for steep climbs and are not afraid of steep downhills. Clifden is a good base for Connemara
3 December 2016|
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Response from Eugene J | Reviewed this property |
I would get a B&B or Hotel in Clifden if you are going car-less as the public transit is hit or miss and the distance don't look bad on maps but roads are small, curvy and in season crowded. And I second the comment above... More
28 July 2016|
Response from NPLondonNW6 | Reviewed this property |
Which monument? The Sky road is a long road so I'd need more details to help you.