Ireland's Rugged Beauty Along the Wild Atlantic Way

Traverse the Wild Atlantic Way to discover the spectacular landscapes of Ireland’s west coast, from verdant countryside and crashing waves to the colossal Slieve League Cliffs.
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Program No. 22989RJ
16 days
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At a Glance

Traverse the Wild Atlantic Way, a 1600-mile unbroken coastal road, to discover the spectacular landscapes of Ireland’s west coast, from the verdant countryside and crashing waves along the Ring of Kerry to the Slieve League Cliffs that drop 2,000 feet to the sea. Journey through otherworldly landscapes along winding roads, and ride ferries to remote islands to learn about flora, fauna and pirates. Explore the Bohemian city of Galway and charming, historic villages where you’ll learn about daily Irish life. Feast your eyes upon the unspoiled scenery of Connemara and hear Gaelic spoken among friendly locals. Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of the Irish during two weeks on this enchanted isle.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Boarding motorcoach and walking up to two miles.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Take in magnificent views of the Atlantic from the world-famous Cliffs of Moher and Slieve League Cliffs, a Donegal secret.
  • Learn about ancient peoples at Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth, Neolithic burial chambers.
  • Step back in time at Bunratty Castle, the most complete and authentically restored castle in Ireland.
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