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A definitive stop on any tour of Connemara, the region's 'capital', Clifden (An Clochán, meaning 'stepping stones'), is an appealing Victorian-era town presiding over the head of the narrow bay where the River Owenglin tumbles into the sea.

Explore Clifden


Top attractions

These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Clifden.

Top experiences

Whether it’s a guided tour of a historic landmark, private tasting of local delicacies, or an off-road adventure — explore the best experiences in Clifden.