Stretching 1,500 miles, the Wild Atlantic Way is the longest defined coastal touring route in the world. Drive with us to see the hill villages, rugged cliffs, and local pubs.Stretching 1,500 miles, the Wild Atlantic Way is the longest defined coastal touring route in the world. Drive with us to see the hill villages, rugged cliffs, and local pubs.
The Wild Atlantic Way is the longest defined coastal touring route in the world. It stretches for 1,500 miles from Inishowen in the north of Donegal right the way down along the coast to Cork in the south. We're sitting here in what we call the meeting house in Cnoc Suain an old 17th century hill village in Conamara, which we've spend the last 15 years restoring. So our whole idea was to create a place that would highlight The culture and the natural environment of this part of the world. The rugged coastline has been formed by the elements. The wind and the rain have etched out small inlets and dramatic cliffs. And as you move along, you'll have the Atlantic A moon side view, and spectacular scenery on the other. Ireland as a whole has seen a huge increase in the interest in organic food, which has led to a vast array of artisan foods to be found down along the Wild Atlantic Way. One of the big features is the seafood that can be found in all the little fishing villages that punctuate your tour down along that route. The local pub is an integral part of Irish society. You'll often be enticed to sit down by a fire and listen to, Some stories regaled by a local that can be tall and short. My wife Darvell is a musician and she often plays music in the local pubs. Music has always been very much part of my life and of the people in this area. I'm down along the wide Atlantic way. [UNKNOWN] is a 25 minute drive from Galway city and Galway's often refered to as the city of the festivals. There are great towns along the way, including Donegal Town, Sligo, Westport, and Tralee. The wide Atlantic way is a journey to experience for the breath taking views. The spectacular landscape. The rich culture and most of all the friendly people who make you very, very welcome