This is a journey of discovery along 2,500km of Irelands western seaboard. The Wild Atlantic Way is Irelands first long distance driving, cycling and hiking route.
It stretches from Donegal's Malin Head in the North to Cork's Mizen Head in the South, passing through Munster's Cliffs of Moher, Dingle, Ring of Kerry, Beara Peninsula to Mizen Head. This is the longest defined coastal drive in the world. Wild and untamed, free and unbridled this breathtaking route has some of the most dramatic and dazzling coastal views in the world.
The Wild Atlantic Way showcases the sheer beauty of Ireland's West coast from stunning headlands and beaches to villages and towns all immersed with the history. heritage and tradition of this rugged coastline. Visit craft-shops and eateries, rest up in cosy pubs, visit monastic sites. Learn the histories and tales of ancient castles, pick up some words of Irish or Gaelic, swim, surf, fish, trek, dance and drive your way along this marvelous new route.
The Wild Atlantic Way includes:
West Clare & the Burren - Galway to Kilkee: Cliffs of Moher
The Shannon Estuary - Kilkee to Tralee: Loop Head Drive
The Dingle Peninsula - Tralee to Castlemaine: Blaskets
South West - Ring of Kerry - Castlemaine to Kenmare: Skelligs
Kerry & Cork Distance: 175km
Beara to Sheep's Head - Kenmare to Durrus: Dursey
West Cork - Durrus to Kinsale: Mizen Head