Wild Atlantic Way

Wild Atlantic Way, Galway Overview

The stretch along the western coast of Ireland, the Wild Atlantic Way is among the most picturesque routes anywhere in the country.

The Wild Atlantic Way runs along for a massive 2,500 km along the western coast of the country, and is a definite 'must visit' for you during your trip to Ireland. Offering amazing views, a range of activities, and a memorable experience, the place is a feature on many an itinerary. Take a drive along this wonderful stretch of road for sceneries you will forever remember, or explore it's beaches on the back of the Connemara ponies. These ponies will even take you across the shallow waters to nearby islands like Mweenish, Omey and Finish. You can also travel along the famous Bog Road in Clifden, witnessing some historic sites such as the world's first permanent trans-Atlantic radio station, or the memorial to Alcock and Brown, who crashed the first continuous flight across the Atlantic in the bog, uninjured. You can also go for a day trip to the nearby island of Inis Oirr, exploring this beautiful expanse of land by bicycle or on a pony. The Aran islands are a top attraction and you should definitely take a day out to explore them. The three main activities mentioned above are 3 of the 15 'Signature Experiences' along the long Wild Atlantic Way.

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