Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, Westport
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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. Make Atlantic Drive on Achill Island part of your personalized Westport itinerary using our Westport vacation trip planner.
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  • take the coastal road from Westport to Achill island and you will not be disappointed. Absolutely breath-taking views. 
  • Great views along some great roads . Really enjoyed the wild and windswept beaches. We were blessed with great weather for December 
  • I have been fortunate enough to drive much of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way, and Achill Island is right up there with the Dingle Peninsula & Connemara for scenic driving.