For fans of cinema, and the famous film “The Quiet Man”, then the Quiet Man Bridge is THE destination you can’t miss! It was there that John Wayne shot one of the most emblematic scenes of the film!
The Quiet Man Bridge is a dry stone bridge, which is best known for having been a favourite filming location for John Wayne.
It is on this bridge that the actor would have shot the famous scene, where he discovers with emotion a grandiose and wild landscape: an Irish landscape!
The bridge has remained intact since the film and is located less than 3 kilometers from Oughterad in Connemara.
Note for fans of The Quiet Man that this bridge is the beginning of a marked hiking tour organized by the tourist office. The opportunity for you to go back on the tracks of the most important filming locations of the film! Don’t hesitate to leave well-equipped for a short walk: hiking boots and backpack are essential for this exploration!