8 days in Connemara Itinerary

8 days in Connemara Itinerary

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8 days in Connemara Itinerary

Start: Dublin
1
Clifden
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Oughterard
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
End: Dublin

7
nights
Clifden

Clifden ©
The town of Clifden represents a beloved Victorian style and is known for its position along County Galway's coast.
We've included these beaches for you: Renvyle Beach and Dog's Bay Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcock and Brown Landing Site and Clifden Castle. Saddle up on the 5th (Sat) and explore with a tour on horseback. There's lots more to do: play a few rounds at Connemara Championship Golf Links , tour the pleasant surroundings at Lettergesh Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Roundstone Bay, and get a taste of the local shopping with Roundstone Ceramics.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Clifden day trip website .

Dublin to Clifden is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Oughterard.

Things to do in Clifden

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Roundstone, County Galway, Recess, Renvyle Beach, Lettergesh Beach
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Connemara Championship Golf Links ©
Connemara Championship Golf Links
Dog's Bay Beach ©
Dog's Bay Beach
Roundstone Bay ©
Roundstone Bay

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Oughterard

Oughterard ©
Oughterard is a small town on the banks of the Owenriff River close to the western shore of Lough Corrib in County Galway, Ireland. On the 8th (Tue), explore and take pictures at Glengowla Mines, then play a few rounds at Oughterard Golf Club, and then steep yourself in history at Aughnanure Castle.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Oughterard trip builder tool .

You can drive from Clifden to Oughterard in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oughterard

Golf Outdoors Historic Sites
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Glengowla Mines ©
Glengowla Mines
Aughnanure Castle ©
Aughnanure Castle
Oughterard Golf Club ©
Oughterard Golf Club