Wild Atlantic Way
If you ever dreamed of embarking on a journey of discovery to hidden and remote places of exceptional natural beauty, the coastal driving experience of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way is for you. The route offers visitors an opportunity to truly discover the West Coast of Ireland.
The Wild Atlantic Way is Ireland’s first long-distance driving route stretching from the Inishowen Peninsula in Donegal to Kinsale in County Cork. From cliff top views to great hikes and from historic cities to picture perfect coastal villages and some of the best surfing in the world, the Wild Atlantic Way scenic drive caters for tourists of all ages and tastes. If your holiday itinerary allows for only a few days or up to several weeks look no further, as the Wild Atlantic Way route has it all.
The route is 2,500km long and includes 156 discovery points along the way but the route itself has hundreds of others for individuals to discover by themselves. There are also 15 designated ‘Signature Experience’ points along the way. 3 of the ‘Signature Experience’ points are located in Co. Galway.
It is the world's longest defined coastal touring route it's inspiring, renewing, relaxing and invigorating. It's yours to experience however you choose.
Where land and sea collide. Where untamed beauty abounds.
Download a Map of the Wild Atlantic Way.