We’ve stumbled upon this brochure, 150 Secrets of the Wild Atlantic Way, courtesy of Tourism Ireland. The perfect accompaniment if you plan on driving the breath-taking coastal route – The Wild Atlantic Way.
Galway is ideally located midway along the route – so we hope to see you when you are passing through.
Here’s a little excerpt:
Have you ever dreamt of embarking on a journey of discovery, to hidden places and secret worlds where all kinds of enchantments lie in wait? Well now you can, along the wildest, most captivating, coastal touring route in the world – Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way!
Tucked away in little villages and towns that snuggle into the coastline are delightful cafés and restaurants, where you can indulge in your passion for good food and great wine. Maybe you will hear a few words of Irish spoken along the way in Ireland’s Gaeltacht (Irish speaking regions) or reignite your passion for life while surfing on magnificent waves off the coast of Donegal and Sligo.
Take time to reflect on times past with a visit to the ruins of a 6th century monastic settlement on the stunning Skellig Michael in Kerry, roam through the romantic beauty of scenic Ards Forest Park in Donegal or watch the weather change from the historic Clare Island Lighthouse in Mayo. Wherever you go along the Wild Atlantic Way, you will encounter moments of magic, moments to treasure and experiences that you will want to return to again and again.
MEDIA CREDIT: Tourism Ireland & Raymond Fogarty’s Seen from the Sky
Wild Atlantic Way
And numerous Discovery Points along the Galway coastline to discover.
Discover the secrets from Killary Harbour to Loop Head (Page 15)
Aasleagh Falls, the idyllic setting of Glassilaun Beach, take a trip Inisbofin Island, or enjoy the wild and rugged beauty of Connemara, visit Pearse’s cottage in Rosmuck, experience traditional cottage life in Cnoc Suain in Spiddal, kick the wall on the Salthill Prom, learn about the history of Galway at the Galway City Museum, discover The Claddagh Ring Museum, savour local oysters at Morans on the Weir, visit the Aran Islands – when time stands still, Catch a wave at Fanore Surf school or try rock-climbing at with more than 300 rock climbing routes. Discover the magic of traditional Irish music in CountyClare or unwind in a seaweed bath!
What are you waiting for? Start planning the trip of a lifetime!!!!