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Westport or Clifden

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Westport or Clifden

Can't decide between these two for a charming seaside town, good seafood and good evening pub fun or craic as you kind and lovely people call it. Also proximity to awesome scenic drives.thanks

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11. Re: Westport or Clifden

Both towns are nice, but I have to say that Westport has become commecialised over recent years since it has got most publicity through winning Tidy Tows etc. Clifden on the other hand has a lot of its original charm and is a better location for Connemara and Galway. You won't find many quiet pubs in Westport I am sorry to say, which is rather a pity, but that is commercialisation for you with the added price tag.

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12. Re: Westport or Clifden

I am a healthy,vibrant 65 woman going to stay at the quay house in Clifden Ireland or Westport plaza hotel in Westport. Walking and using public transport. Intrests are nature, beauty,art, megolythic spots,pubs,charity shops,boats,horses,gardens and quiet contemplation. Which of the two would you recommend. One week in Connemara or mayo and one week in Galway for cuirt literature festival. Visited other parts of Ireland april2013 and can,t wait to go back! Thanks, Lorena

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13. Re: Westport or Clifden

Neither Clifden or Westport are big on the public transport front..Both are big on the other fronts.

A week in either and a week in Galway might lean towards Westport as you can get to Cliffden from Galway on either of two bus's whilst there or by bus from Westport.. This might be one of those make up your own mind options but as said, without a car your scope will be limited from either.

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14. Re: Westport or Clifden

If you opt for Westport, this might be of interest in terms of getting around without a car:


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