Explore The Route And Discover The Stories

At Maldron Hotel Oranmore Galway we are very proud to be part of the Wild Atlantic Way, the world’s longest touring route. The stunning coastal trail stretches the entire west coast of Ireland, and we’re lucky enough to be located right in the middle of the route. The Wild Atlantic Way showcases the best landscapes Ireland has to offer. From cliffside vistas to rugged mountains, it’s a journey that you’ll never forget!

There are many Wild Atlantic Way stops within driving distance of Maldron Hotel Oranmore Galway making it the perfect base for your explorations of this leg of the journey. Oranmore Castle and Rinville Park are within ten minutes of the hotel and some of the most must-see destinations on the route are within driving distance of us.

To the west, you can explore the wild landscape of Connemara.

Discovery Points include:

  • An Spidéal (Spiddal)
  • Derrigimlagh Bog
  • Killary Harbour
  • Maamturk Mountains
  • Twelve Bens.

If you’re lucky, you may spot some Connemara ponies grazing in the rocky fields. On the way back, make sure to stop to take a stroll down Salthill prom to catch the sun go down on Galway Bay. To the south, you can find the Cliff Coast. Take a drive through south county Galway and enjoy the picturesque town of Kinvara, home to Dunguaire Castle. From here, you can cross the border to county Clare where you can discover the stunning landscape of the Burren. The unique karst landscape creates an otherworldly atmosphere.

Discovery Points include:

  • Flaggy Shore
  • Murrooghtoohy
  • Fanore Beach
  • Doolin Pier
  • Cliffs of Moher

No Wild Atlantic Way adventure is truly complete without a visit to the majestic Cliffs of Moher. Blow off the cobwebs and enjoy one of the most amazing views that Ireland has to offer.

Whether you are taking a few days to explore the Galway leg of the journey or you’re stopping off as you trek the entire route, Maldron Hotel Oranmore Galway is the perfect base for you. Book directly with us to avail of the best rates for your Wild Atlantic Adventure!

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