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Wild Atlantic Way, Galway

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Scenic Drive
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. Arrange your visit to Wild Atlantic Way and discover more family-friendly attractions in Galway using our Galway tourist route planner.
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  • great views, close roads and in bad condition so watch out... but we see lots of beautiful things
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  • Every view was different and doing this drive gives you an insight into both the landscape of Ireland but also the lives of the Irish; we loved looking at the houses and the variety of architecture wa...  more »
  • You can select which parts you choose to drive. We have now had 3 days driving quite different routes around the west coast of Ireland. We love it! You can drive off the main route to check out a view...  more »
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  • Really enjoyable way to see Galway Bay and the islands, luxury and excitement!
  • everything about our sail out to the Aran Islands could not have been more perfect. from Colette's timely & effective correspondence in the planning stages, to the directions to the Rossaveal marina, the selection of our captain who went out of his own way to make our sail a splendid experience, to the lovely yacht and the cozy foulies! added bonus... the weather cooperated in fine fashion AND the seal showed up at the marina upon our return. i chose AWS for our sailing outing in Ireland because of the professional appearance of the boats, gear and staff that i saw over the internet. the email correspondence over a number of months only enhanced my opinion of that professionalism. but now, after sailing with them, i am certain, i couldn't have made a better choice! what a 5 star sailing operation! thank you SO much for making a lifetime of memories, in just one day! i'd sail with you every week, if only the commute from Baltimore wasn't so far!