The Wild Atlantic Way is a world-famous route that is travelled by thousands of international and national tourists every year. The route stretches from Malin Head in Donegal which is the Northern tip of Ireland right down to Mizen Peninsula which is Irelands most southernly point. The journey is one of the longest coastal routes in the world, which stretches to 2,600 km and is covered with amazing scenery at every turn.
We will break up the spectacular route into each county and look at the must-see attractions.
Donegal is the most northern tip of the Wild Atlantic way and was named as the ‘Coolest Place on the Planet for 2017′ by National Geographic Traveller. This stretch of the journey is littered with jaw dropping scenery, a beautiful selection of wildlife, golden sandy beaches and rugged islands to be explored. Donegal is filled with local hospitality and delicious fresh seafood that you must sample in a variety of cosy pubs which are packed with heritage and music that characterises the Wild Atlantic Way.
The coastal route between Malin Head and Bundoran is populated by picturesque towns and villages with amazing local hospitality to greet you on your journey. This section of the Wild Atlantic Way stretches to about 460km. The coastal waters are buzzing with water sport enthusiasts while the rugged landscape presents excellent areas for walking, cycling and horse riding. There is an abundance of sights and scenery to embrace as you travel the Donegal stretch of the Wild Atlantic Way. We have listed below some of the main attractions you should visit on your travels:
Glenveagh Castle and Gardens
Fanan Head Lighthouse
Grianán of Aileach
Great Pollet Arch
You can plot your campervan journey along the Donegal stretch of the Wild Atlantic Way and take in some of the amazing views on our map below:
This is only a selection of what Donegal has to offer. Kicking off your journey along the Wild Atlantic way in Donegal will surely wet your appetite for more of what this epic route has to offer.
The Wild Atlantic way is Irelands crown jewel with hundreds of thousands of tourists travelling the route each year. To really add that extra piece of magic to the journey hire a campervan for your road trip and you will certainly return in the future to travel this amazing route. Explore what scenery each turn will lead you to and camp out under the stars in a 2017 campervan that is equipped to make your journey both comfortable and relaxing.
Pull out your map and plan your journey now along the Wild Atlantic way in 2018 and book your campervan to make the journey unforgettable. Booking your campervan now for 2018 will save you 20% on your hire fees. Not only will you save 20% on your hire price but you will also save on accommodation fees as you can easily park up your campervan overnight along the Wild Atlantic way and relax with a camp out under the stars.
So kick off your Wild Atlantic Way journey and explore the Donegal route with Celtic Campervans.