Cycling in Connemara

Cycling in Connemara

If you love a challenge combined with breathtaking scenery and a brisk sea breeze, then cycling in Connerma NEEDS to be on your holiday to-do list.

Connemara offers incredible scenic routes surrounded by rolling hills, vast landscapes and tranquil lakes. Quit roads make for a safe cycle but with enough challenging terrain, you’ll have truly earned that pub lunch and pint! Whether you’re an experienced cyclist or just keen to explore, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to explore the natural beauty of Connemara with your trusty bike.

There are many world-famous cycling routes around Connemara, including The Sky Road in Clifden which offers staggering views of the Atlantic. The Inagh Valley is another popular route, offering a scenic ride through the heart of the Connemara mountains. The Quit Man’s Loop - some 70km in total - is named after the famous movie and combines rolling hills and quiet countryside. And finally, the Kylemore Pass is a challenging but rewarding climb with great views of Kylemore Abbey and lake. Whether you’re after a leisurely ride or a challenging climb, there’s a cycling route in Connemara perfect for you.

Can’t wait to get cycling in Connemara? Then you’ll need the perfect base to start your exploration. Immerse yourself in the rugged beauty of Connemara with a stay at Ben Lettery hostel. Ben Lettery is a popular starting point for many of the area’s cycling routes and provides a fantastic hub to go and enjoy all the outdoor activities that the region has to offer. With secure bike storage, a self-catering kitchen, and comfortable rooms, Ben Lettery hostel offers everything you need for a relaxing and memorable cycling holiday in Connemara.

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