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Wild Atlantic Way

Wild Atlantic Way, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 778 778
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“great drive” (32 reviews)
“ring of kerry” (56 reviews)
“scenic drive” (28 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Wild Atlantic Way, Galway, Ireland
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+353 91 778 778
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"great drive"
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"ring of kerry"
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"scenic drive"
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"dingle peninsula"
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"road signs"
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"every turn"
in 32 reviews
"take your time"
in 37 reviews
"coastal road"
in 15 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 58 reviews
"natural beauty"
in 16 reviews
"tour bus"
in 19 reviews
"kylemore abbey"
in 23 reviews
"waw"
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"route"
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"west"
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"ireland"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Everyone you know that went to Ireland before you tells you it was Beautiful, and your like "oh that's cool" But then you go and you see it for yourself and you learn what Beautiful means. Just wonderful!

Thank Arthur S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Failte Ireland created the Wild Atlantic Way a number of years ago as a means of highlighting new regions in Ireland. It has been so successful that alot of people visit the highlights of this what is said to be the longest coastal route in...More

Thank KerryMolly
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Cliffs of Moher is gorgeous. To get the best views, you need to walk a little up hill. Loved the boat ride to the Aran Islands. Got to see the cliffs from the water. The Wild Atlantic Way also has beautiful scenery and very narrow...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

According to Rick Steves, the Wild Atlantic Way, marked very well with signs that look like waves, is the world’s longest defined tourism route. We came to Ireland for the views, both coastal and of the countryside, and the WAW definitely delivers. I highly recommend...More

Thank Jennifer H
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A wonderful way to see Ireland. Well marked, safe and fun. Thank you Ireland for having this wonderful road. Loved driving on WAW.

Thank Damiene N
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is hard to do a review of the Wild Atlantic Way as it is so many things that would take a week or more to explore. We did two day trips from Galway with Jim Parslow of West Ireland Tours. One day we went...More

Thank achristy2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Wild Atlantic Way goes for hundreds of miles along the western coast of Ireland. We cycled only a couple hundred miles of it but used a car to get to the best parts to cycle around Killarney (Ring of Kerry) and around Galway. I...More

Thank TruthfulTraveler1964
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife, daughter, aged 11, are midway through our week of driving from Galway-Clifden-Westport. Driving the WAW has been stunning, views, countryside, so many picturesque points we’ve encountered on travels, little stop offs for a cake and coffee ...or Guinness of course! I could post...More

Thank Grovetrotter
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our excellent guide Gordon made sure we saw all the diverse and beautiful landscapes in the Connemara region. The small tour bus was comfortable. Frequent stops to many interesting places, including Kylemore Abbey, a beach, and a peat bog. Gordon is very knowledgeable and informative.

Thank ck787
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The wild coast road should be done and I suggest to begin it by the North to the South. Most amazing places are located at the North.

Thank FreDFrench
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floridian6
May 21, 2018|
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Response from MalcolmHM | Reviewed this property |
My advice is not to try to do too much of it. It could take a good 10 days to do the whole route, more if you meander. Focus on an area. We did Galway to Waterford over a week, staying in different places each night. Notched... More
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fullmoon000
January 28, 2018|
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Response from cindywells | Reviewed this property |
Kellybegs is a quaint fishing village. Friendly people. Not a lot to do other than sit back and enjoy the view, boats coming in, etc. We are not into a loud nightlife and this little village was perfect but artsy towns... More
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millywhite
Hi, I am looking for advice for our 3 day trip, and how best to make the most of our time. In March we fly to Shannon and early morning and head to Doolin, we want to see the cliffs and have read about the local pub, which would like to visit at night, what else would anyone recommend close by for day one, Day two we are in Galway, again i would like to see the cathedral but need advice on the best bars to visit and things to see on this day, Day 3 Westport, we have been advised on the drive from Galway to Westport the scenic route but any favourite things to do in this area, Day four we plan to visit Achill Island for a few hours until its time to head to Knock to fly home that evening, obviously we have hired a car and have a few ideas just wandering about places I havent found whilst researching, it is a long while since we have been kid free so want to make the most of it day and night time, thank you so much in advance for any comments, oh and all three accommodations have been booked
January 16, 2018|
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Response from Uncle Jack | Reviewed this property |
You have set a bit of ground to cover. The cliffs are very close to Doolin and the pub (s) are fun. I would advise you to try and see a bit of Burren if you can. It is avery different landscape. If you go from Galway to... More
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