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Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, Westport
Categories: Scenic Drives, Outdoor Activities, Tourist Spots
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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Stayed in Mulranny and drove the length and breadth of Achill Island. The drive to Keem is a bit intense but worth it.
We drove to Achill. What a beautiful place. The views were breathtaking. We went to the deserted village. Drove all around the island. Klem Bay was such a beautiful beach. The colour of the sea was un... read more »
Lovely trip and well worth diversion of the Wild Atlantic Way. We visited the Deserted Village which was interesting and great view once you are there. Good roads, well signposted and very scenic driv... read more »
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