Wild Atlantic Way, Galway

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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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  • We used the Galway Tour Company to take us on two excursions while in Galway. We traveled along the Wild Atlantic Way and it was just as beautiful as I had imagined--and I was very grateful to be a pa...  more »
  • Being from Canada driving on the left was a challenge but luckily we did this drive after a couple of days of regular driving. Scenery was worth it! Lots of places to pull off and take pictures. Highl...  more »
  • We did part of the wild Atlantic way, on a bus tour, roads very narrow great little villages, and the speed on the road some time 100k some 80k if your driving you can't take your eye of the road, you...  more »
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