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Take in the wild Irish land and seascapes of the beautiful and dramatic Wild Atlantic Way in Connemara, as you meander with your electric bike along quiet country lanes and rugged coastal routes on this self-guided day tour. There are lots of breathtaking routes to choose from. Include a ride along the famous and scenic Sky Road as well as the haunting Bog Road. Or make your way to Roundstone village for fresh Atlantic mussels or a seafood chowder and continue on with a visit to the Connemara Smokehouse, where you’ll see how the finest Irish smoked salmon is crafted.
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Alcock and Brown Landing Site, Derrygimlagh Bog, Clifden Ireland
Before embarking on this exciting cycling adventure, pick up your electric bike, equipment, and map in Clifden at 9am (transport to starting point is not included). During this trip you are free to choose which routes to take.
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. (2h 15min – 40 km; 25 miles)
Travel to Tullycross, and then take the Connemara Loop to discover the beautiful Peninsula of Renvyle and the former castle of the pirate queen Grace O’Malley. (3h – 50 km; 31 miles)
Another suggestion is to hit the road and ride along the Wild Atlantic Way to the charming fishing village of Cleggan. Pass by Claddaghduff and its beautiful Omey Beach on your way back and appreciate the beautiful coastal landscapes. (1h 30min – 23 km; 14.2 miles)
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 – 11 km; 6.8 miles)
For lunch, we suggest you to make a stop at Roundstone, Cleggan, or Clifden depending on your itinerary to taste some delicious seafood in one of the restaurants (price of lunch not included in the package).
At 6pm you will travel back to Clifden to drop off the electric bike and the equipment.
Duration: 4 hours
Stop At: Marconi Station, Derrygimlagh, Clifden Ireland
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 the ruins of theMarconi radio Station Memorial, the site of the very first trans Atlantic radio transmission. At 6pm you will travel back to Clifden to drop off the electric bike and the equipment.
Duration: 2 hours