The following is a list of the top 20 Attractions and ‘Things to See and Do’ on the Wild Atlantic Way from south to north starting at Kinvarra with plenty more not mentioned here:

  1. Kinvarra – Dunguaire Castle and Medieval Banquet
  2. Galway City, Eyre Square, Spanish Arch, Latin Quarter, Lynch Memorial and Quay Street
  3. Galway Festivals – Galway Races, Arts Festival, Tedfest Aran Islands – Fr. Ted and others
  4. Salthill Promenade and Beach
  5. Spiddal Village and Beach
  6. Rossaveel and Carraroe Beach
  7. Lettermore Island
  8. Ferry or fly to the unique Aran Islands – walking, cycling and more
  9. Roundstone
  10. Errisbeag Mountain (300m) Walk for scenic views over Roundstone
  11. Ballyconneely Beaches and Links Golf Course
  12. Sky Road Scenic Drive
  13. Derroura Mountain Bike Trails
  14. Killary Harbour
  15. Horse riding on Connemaras Beaches
  16. Connemara National Park
  17. Glencoaghan Horseshoe Loop Walk, Galway
  18. Kylemore Abbey
  19. Muckanaght, Benfree and Benbaun Loop Walk, Galway
  20. Derrigimalagh Bog and Nature Reserve



The Wild Atlantic Way is Irelands long distance scenic driving route along the entire west coast of Ireland from Donegal in the north to Cork in the south. If you are looking for a holiday itinerary from a few days to several weeks, look no further as the Wild Atlantic Way route has it all. From cliff top views to great hikes and from historic cities to picture perfect coastal villages and some of the best surfing in the world, the Wild Atlantic Way drive caters for tourists of all ages and tastes. Slow down and experience the real Ireland.

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