Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, Westport

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Must see · Scenic Drive · Outdoor Activity
Considered one of the most scenic drives along the coastline, Atlantic Drive on Achill Island provides stunning vistas of remote Irish regions. Achill Island and the Currane Peninsula are beloved for their rugged, natural beauty. Begin your 19 km (12 mi) journey, via car or bike, at Achill Sound and travel along the Atlantic Ocean. You'll see several archeological sites and the islands of Clare and Achill Beg along this stretch of road. As you continue, you'll pass charming villages and enjoy sweeping views of the landscape. If you plan on cycling, keep in mind that he route has very challenging hills. See Atlantic Drive on Achill Island and all Westport has to offer by arranging your trip with our Westport trip planner.
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  • Our annual pilgrimage to Achill. We try to get in a visit every year and it never fails to deliver. Had a fab BBQ in Keel after a dip in the sea. just a quick day trip this time will be back for a...  more »
  • Outstanding rugged beauty and unspoilt areas. Few tourists in evidence so we had unrushed and easy access on route. A fabulous area to relax unwind and recharge the batteries. The views are...  more »

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