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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  • We went on a clear, bright day in November. Beautiful to walk round and so peaceful at this time of year. 
  • Lovely drive out to Achill from Westport. Views fabulous loved it. Destination Keem Beach .... worth the drive, AMAZING 
  • We followed the Wild Atlantic Way from Mulranny. The road was much longer, narrower and very winding but worth every turn. The views were amazing. Would definitely recommend and will definitely be ret...  more »