The Wild Atlantic Way is a world-famous coastal route along the Atlantic Ocean and the west coast of Ireland spanning over 2,500 km. This driving route offers some breathtaking scenery along the way through the counties of Donegal, Sligo, Mayo, Galway, Clare, Limerick, Kerry and Cork. The route takes in some amazing sights and sounds of the Wild Atlantic with many natural attractions and landmarks along the way including Malin Head and Mullaghmore Head, Achill Island, Killary Harbour, Connemara, The Cliffs of Moher, Loop Head, Shannon Estuary, the Blasket Islands and the Skelligs, Mizen Head and the Old Head of Kinsale.
Travel this route as one full journey along the west coast or in sections, with tailor made itineraries to ensure you pack as much fun, sightseeing and leisure into your trip along this amazing stretch of coastline. The Wild Atlantic Way is a journey of discovery and will let you experience one of the wildest, most captivating and culturally rich coastal touring routes in the world, and one in which you will also experience the people that have shaped this route and whose stories play out in each section. Officially launched in 2013, the route has something to suit every taste from surfing thrill seekers, to adventurers, to culture explorers and those wanting to rewind and relax. The route is full of legends, history and archaeology, bio diversity, flora and fauna, music, song, dance, stories and ways of life of the people who have lived along this beautiful stretch of wild coastline.