Wild Atlantic Way, Galway

#1 of 20 in Scenic Drive in Ireland
Must see · Scenic Drive · Outdoor Activity
Stretching for 2,500 km (1,553 mi), Wild Atlantic Way passes through dozens of towns, attractions, and spots worth including on your itinerary. The route traverses the west coast of Ireland, with part stretching along the north and south coasts as well--nine counties and three provinces encompassed by this tourist trail include everything from County Donegal in Ulster to County Cork in Munster. Along the way, you'll be able to stop at nearly 170 points of interest to learn more about Irish history, culture, art, and modern way of life. Plan to visit Wild Atlantic Way and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Galway attractions using our Galway travel route planning website.
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  • As far as I'm concerned, the west coast of Ireland is the most beautiful place on earth, and you cannot convince me otherwise. I've only visited a handful of the over 2,000 locations to see and...  more »
  • I live in Galway but have spent a lot of time traveling alone the WAW. I studied Tourism in Sligo and lived right near Strandhill, Mullaghmore and Streedagh! Any spot I visit, whether its Bundoran...  more »

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