Wild Atlantic Way

From Wikishire
Jump to: navigation, search
Skellig Michael, off the coast of County Kerry

The Wild Atlantic Way (Irish: Slí an Atlantaigh Fhiáin) is a scenic driving route along the west coast, and on parts of the north and south coasts, of the Republic of Ireland, through some of the greatest spectacular scenery of Ireland.

The route stretches for about 1,600 miles,[1] through nine counties and three provinces, from County Donegal's Inishowen Peninsula in Ulster to Kinsale, County Cork, in Munster, on the south coast.[2]

The route is broken down into five sections:[3]

Along the route there are 157 discovery points, 1,000 attractions and more than 2,500 activities. The route was officially launched in 2014.[4]

Key points of interest

Donegal=

Slieve League, on the south-west coast of County Donegal

County Donegal:

County Leitrim

County Leitrim:

Sligo

County Sligo:

Mayo

By the Great Western Greenway near Mulranny

County Mayo:

Galway

County Galway:

Clare

County Clare:

Limerick

County Limerick:

Kerry

Cliffs of Kerry's west coast

County Kerry:

Cork

County Cork;

Outside links

References