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The Wild Atlantic Way and Western Ireland

by Tom Cooper

The Wild Atlantic Way and Western Ireland Synopsis

The Wild Atlantic Way is a driving route along Ireland's Atlantic seaboard, covering over 2,350km of coastline and showcasing the region's breathtaking landscapes. This guide adapts the route for cyclists - and throws in a couple of other highlights (such as the Aran Islands and Killarney) for good measure. Since relatively few people are likely to have seven weeks to spare for a full Wild Atlantic Way tour, the book presents six self-contained cycle tours, each offering 7-10 days of riding. For the full Wild Atlantic Way experience, these distinct routes can be linked together into a 44-stage trip from Derry/Londonderry to Cork. Each route includes detailed advice on accommodation and facilities, plus optional detours and shortcuts and points of interest. The routes themselves are presented as 'route cards': ideal for use with a cycle computer, these pages provide 'at a glance' information for when you're on the road, covering navigation, facilities and local highlights. The guide covers all the practicalities - including transport, equipment and general tips on cycling in Ireland.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781852849092
Publication date: 19th June 2018
Author: Tom Cooper
Publisher: Cicerone Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 256 pages
Categories: Cycling, Travel & holiday guides,

About Tom Cooper

Tom Cooper is a writer and editor who fell in love with Ireland's Atlantic coast many years ago on a six-week ride from Belfast to County Cork. He enjoyed himself so much that he has returned many times and continues to enjoy exploring western Ireland on two wheels.

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