2 Hour Self Guided Sunset Electric Biking the Sky Road

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Come sunset electric biking the famous Sky Road in Connemara as the sun slowly sets over the Atlantic Ocean. Named as 1 of the 10 most scenic routes to see in Ireland, this is an area of unique natural and rugged beauty and this peninsular is part of the Wild Atlantic Way driving route. Overlooking Clifden Bay to the South and Streamstown Bay to the North, this breath-taking 20km circular cycle route rises more than 150 metres above sea level and has spectacular panoramic views over the Connemara countryside, Atlantic Ocean, Clifden town, the islands of Inishturk, Turbot, Inishbofin and the majestic Twelve Bens mountain range. Starting in the colourful market town of Clifden, cycle out west and see the ruins of Clifden Castle, former home of John D’Arcy who founded the town. At the highest point on the Sky Road there is a car park and viewing area with plenty of room to park and take photographs. Cyclists then follow the coastline of the tranquil Streamstown Bay back towards Clifden.

Additional Info

Duration: 2 hours
Starts: Clifden, Ireland
Trip Category: Walking & Biking Tours >> Bike & Mountain Bike Tours



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Come sunset electric biking the famous Sky Road in Connemara as the sun slowly sets over the Atlantic Ocean. Named as 1 of the 10 most scenic routes to see in Ireland, this is an area of unique natural and rugged beauty and this peninsular is part of the Wild Atlantic Way driving route. Overlooking Clifden Bay to the South and Streamstown Bay to the North, this breath-taking 20km circular cycle route rises more than 150 metres above sea level and has spectacular panoramic views over the Connemara countryside, Atlantic Ocean, Clifden town, the islands of Inishturk, Turbot, Inishbofin and the majestic Twelve Bens mountain range. Starting in the colourful market town of Clifden, cycle out west and see the ruins of Clifden Castle, former home of John D’Arcy who founded the town. At the highest point on the Sky Road there is a car park and viewing area with plenty of room to park and take photographs. Cyclists then follow the coastline of the tranquil Streamstown Bay back towards Clifden.

Itinerary

Collect your electric bike and route map at the meet point in Clifden. The circular self guided cycle route is 20km long and takes you out west from Clifden, onto the Kingstown peninsula, and back into Clifden via the N59. Cycle through Clifden town before following the road up the famous and scenic Sky Road to the look out point at the top of the peninsular as the sun slowly sets over the ocean. Cyclists then follow the coastline of the tranquil Streamstown Bay back towards the main road and back to Clifden to drop back the bikes.

Stop At:

• Sky Road, Clifden Ireland
• Clifden Castle, Clifden Ireland
• Clifden, Clifden, County Galway, Western Ireland



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