Starting from Spiddal, follow the spectacular R336 coastal out to Ros a Mhíl taking in views of the Burren and the Aran Islands across the water. Take a loop around the bay along the R343 to Carraroe while taking in spectacular views of the rocky landscape and peep through the cracks of the dry stone walls built by hand.
Drive north along the R374 to Bealadangan taking in more curious sights of this unique barren landscape where the sky is reflected all around you in the abundance of lakes and rivers.
Continue along the R374 as you now enter the archipelago low-lying islands, commonly known as the most peaceful area of Connemara. Drive all the way through the islands connected by bridges as far as Furnish
Go back on yourself to Bealadangan and take the R340 to Pearses Cottage, Pearse was an Irish nationalist leader, poet, and educator. Visit the newly built cultural centre which will give you an insight to local culture and heritage. Travel back to Screebe along the R340. Take the R336 and travel north to Maam Cross.Take the N59 to Moycullen and take the turn off for Spiddal.
124km 2.5 hours