Shore Excursion: Self-Guided Wild Atlantic Way Biking Tour from Clifden

Shore Excursion: Self-Guided Wild Atlantic Way Biking Tour from Clifden

Welcome to cycling along the rugged Wild Atlantic Way to experience the dramatic land and seascapes of the west of Ireland. Connemara is punctuated by world famous views and sites, unique and ancient heritage and the geology and natural features of the region are in a class of their own. Biking & cycling safaris are great for those who like to get outdoors into the fresh pure Connemara air, with landscapes dominated by the Twelve Bens mountain range, boarded by Lough Corrib in the East and the Atlantic on the West.
* Duration: 8 hours
* Starts: Clifden, Ireland
* Trip Category: Shore Excursions >> Ports of Call Tours




Welcome to cycling along the rugged Wild Atlantic Way to experience the dramatic land and seascapes of the west of Ireland. Connemara is punctuated by world famous views and sites, unique and ancient heritage and the geology and natural features of the region are in a class of their own. Biking & cycling safaris are great for those who like to get outdoors into the fresh pure Connemara air, with landscapes dominated by the Twelve Bens mountain range, boarded by Lough Corrib in the East and the Atlantic on the West.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Alcock and Brown Landing Site, Derrygimlagh Bog, Clifden Ireland

You’ll pick up your bike, equipment, and map in Clifden at 10am to start an unforgettable day in Connemara. During this trip you will plan your route individually. The following routes are suggested:

You can enjoy a scenic ride from Clifden along the haunting bog road to Roundstone. On the ride back to Clifden you will pass Ballyconneely; take your time to admire the beautiful coasts of Connemara and make a stop at Alcock & Brown Memorial, the landing site of the very first trans Atlantic flight. (Approx. 2h 15min – 40 km; 25 miles). At 6pm, travel back to Clifden to drop off the bike and the equipment.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Marconi Station, Derrygimlagh, Clifden Ireland

Take your time to admire the beautiful coasts of Connemara and make a stop at the Marconi Radio Station Memorial, the site of the very first trans Atlantic radio transmission and the first station in western Europe to pick up the Titanic’s SOS!.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Sky Road, Clifden Ireland

From Clifden, follow the Sky Road and gaze at the stunning view and its wide range of scenery. Make a stop at Clifden Castle to explore this charming ruin. (1h – 11km; 6.8 miles)

Duration: 1 hour