15 best places to visit on the Wild Atlantic Way Ireland
Where Can I Go on the Wild Atlantic Way? What are the highlights?
It can be an exciting but stressful task to plan a vacation. On the one hand you want to kick back and relax but at the same time you feel the pressure to make the most of your well earned holiday by seeing the best ‘must-see’ sights.
If you are considering a trip to the west coast of Ireland then this post will give you a checklist of the 15 best places to visit on the Wild Atlantic Way out of all the great sights along the 2,600 kilometre touring route.
Over 150 locations have been officially designated as Discovery Points. These have been marked locally with a special signpost. You can see a map and list of the Discovery Points in each county on the County Pages on this website for Cork, Kerry, Clare, Limerick, Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal but the 15 best of these are featured in this article below with maps for each one.
The 15 Signature Discovery Points
A further 15 locations are highlighted as Signature Discovery Points of special importance. These are the 15 Best Stops along the Wild Atlantic Way. Take a look at the map on this page. We also list the distance between each location in miles and kilometres. We don’t suggest that you limit your vacation to just these sights but hopefully this list will help you to plan a great visit to Ireland.
Listed from south to north the 15 Top places to see on Ireland’s West coast are:
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