Clifden / Connemara
Nestling between the Atlantic Ocean, 12 Ben Mountains and preserved boglands, lies the hitherto hidden gem of Clifden town on the Coast of Connemara.
One of Ireland’s many examples of natural beauty this increasingly popular destination is characterised by spectacular scenery, championship golfing, horse-riding, walking, cycling, hill walking, beaches, fishing, scuba-diving, painting, national parks, abbeys, castle ruins and over 5,000 years of living history.
Take your time to explore the many and varied ‘shopportunities’ in Clifden from sweater shops, quality gift shops and fashionable boutiques to antique and souvenir shops. Lunch in tea-shops, pubs and in the evenings, indulge in Clifden's emerging reputation as the West's 'Gourmet Capital' by dining in its fine restaurants. Complete the perfect day by enjoying a tipple in the towns many hostelries, from the genuine 'quaint-Irish' to the more trendy.