Atlantic Drive on Achill Island, Westport

4.9
Considered one of the most scenic drives along the coastline, Atlantic Drive on Achill Island provides stunning vistas of remote Irish regions. Achill Island and the Currane Peninsula are beloved for their rugged, natural beauty. Begin your 19 km (12 mi) journey, via car or bike, at Achill Sound and travel along the Atlantic Ocean. You'll see several archeological sites and the islands of Clare and Achill Beg along this stretch of road. As you continue, you'll pass charming villages and enjoy sweeping views of the landscape. If you plan on cycling, keep in mind that he route has very challenging hills. See Atlantic Drive on Achill Island and all Westport has to offer by arranging your trip with our Westport trip planner.
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  • Achill Island is breathtaking. It is also off the beaten path, so you won't be surrounded by tourists. There's so much natural beauty and it is a great day trip out from Westport. Pack a lunch to...  more »
  • This did not disappoint take the scenic route in to Achill it was amazing such views to be seen , Goats everywhere on the road  more »

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