Towns of Galway
Clifden —County Galway
Clifden, 78 km northwest from Galway, is the largest town in Connemmara and is regarded as its capital. The Great Famine of the 1840's retarded the town's growth, but it has now become a most popular tourist centre. With its many fine hotels, guesthouses and restaurants, it is the ideal place for the holiday maker.
All the usual outdoor pursuits such as angling, bathing, mountaineering, painting, etc. are catered for here, including other interesting activities.