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Considered one of the most scenic drives along the coastline, Atlantic Drive 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 and all Achill Island has to offer by arranging your trip with our Achill Island trip planner.
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Beautiful even though it was raining and very windy. Well worth a drive, Achill island is a wonderful place. Will definitely go back during better weather
Beautiful even though it was raining and very windy. Well worth a drive, Achill island is a wonderful place. Will definitely go back during better weather more »
beautiful scenery in west of ireland. windy the day we were out some good photograpstaken on the day.
beautiful scenery in west of ireland. windy the day we were out some good photograpstaken on the day. more »
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