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Wild Atlantic Way
THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY

The Wild Atlantic Way

Enjoy a week long scenic journey at a relaxed pace, allowing you to explore ancient sites, lakes and mountains, traditional villages and towns complete with thatched cottages and stone walls. Marvel at the dramatic coastline of dancing light and brooding sea.



OUR FAVOURITE PLACES TO EXPLORE IN THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY



Connemara
Connemara

An area full of contrast, Granite Mountains populated only by sheep with hundreds of lakes forming a fisherman’s Paradise. Its stone walls, small farms, thatched cottages in isolated splendour with its heather covered hills create an unforgettable scene.

The Burren
The Burren

A geological paradise boasting over 2,000 plants and many rare flowers.

Cliffs of Moher
Cliffs of Moher
Standing 230 metres above the ground at their highest point and 8km long, the Cliffs boast one of the most amazing views in Ireland.

 

Aran Islands
Aran Islands

A trip to the islands offers a journey through time, as well as an encounter with the mythical Ireland. Inis Mór (meaning big island) as its name suggests is the biggest of the 3 Aran Islands. Lying in a North-Westerly direction across Galway Bay, its principle port and village is Kilronan ( Cill Rónáin ) which has seen a lot of development in the past 10 years and is a lively village with many of todays’ modern conveniences.

 
Ring of Kerry
Ring of Kerry

Usually done in an anti-clockwise direction along the banks of the River Laune to Killorglin, via Glenbeigh, Kells, Caherciveen and the southern shores of Dingle Bay. Continue to Waterville and along the coast via Coomakista Pass and Derrynane and on to Sneem. From Sneem travel up the mountain road to Molls Gap, then via Ladies’ View and back to Killarney.

Dingle Peninsula
Dingle Peninsula

Films such as “Ryan’s Daughter” and “Far and Away” were made here. The Peninsula has an extraordinary number of ring forts, high crosses and other ancient monuments. The area west of Dingle has the greatest concentration of ancient sites in Kerry. This area is also a genuine Irish-speaking area. The landscape here is dramatic and there are striking views of the Blasket Islands from Slea Head.

Donegal
Donegal

This breath-taking area has wild landscapes blanketed in bog and heather, isolated white sandy beaches and a roughly hewn coastline. Stand at the viewing point on Slieve League for an amazing sea vista and landscape across Donegal Bay to counties Leitrim, Sligo and Mayo, and out to the west is the Atlantic ocean. The magnificent cliffs at Slieve League rise almost 2000 ft from the Atlantic, twice as high as the Cliffs of Moher..

 


THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY ACCOMMODATION



Here's a taste of some of our favourite hotels and lodges in Wild Atlantic Way Ireland.
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Jurys Inn Galway
JURYS INN GALWAY
★★★
Located on Quay Street, right at the heart of the historic city centre overlooking Galway Bay. The Spanish Arch and Medieval City Wall are just a two-minute walk away, while the train station can be reached in 10 minutes on foot.
Hotel Killarney
HOTEL KILLARNEY
★★★half star
Only one mile from Killarney town, Co. Kerry, Hotel Killarney is a top quality family hotel. The superb facilities and extensive range of activities make this the perfect destination for all the family. Kids Club, sports and leisure centre, and Lannigan’s Restaurant for fresh local food.
Limerick Strand Hotel
LIMERICK STRAND HOTEL
★★★half star
Ideally located on O’Callaghan Strand and overlooking the River Shannon, close to such landmarks as Thomond Park, Limerick Milk Market and King Johns Castle, this is one of the finest hotels in Limerick with award winning dining, state of the art leisure centre.



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