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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  • Undertook this drive in an organised coach tour of Ireland. The scenery was stunning and lived up to exectations even given that the weather was not at its best.  more »
  • A good round trip from Westport plenty of places to stop and enjoy the view or wander, shop and eat.  more »
  • We were staying in murrisk and decided to have a drive down to achill. It lashed and poured the whole way there. We literally got there and had a blow out on one of our tyres. Got a break in the weath...  more »