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Discover the Wild Atlantic Way: A Week-Long Campervan Itinerary from Dublin

Discover the magic of the Wild Atlantic Way starting from Dublin with Cookies Campers, Dublin Campervan Rental. Our campervan rental services make your journey comfortable and memorable as you explore the picturesque west coast of Ireland. We have condensed this Wild Atlantic Way trip into an action packed 7 days. If you can come for a longer time, that would be brilliant.

Wild Atlantic Way Itinerary

  • Day 1: Dublin
  • Day 2: Clare
  • Day 3: Galway and Mayo
  • Day 4: Mayo and Sligo
  • Day 5: Donegal
  • Day 6: Donegal
  • Day 7: Dublin

Day 1 – Dublin Launch: Your Campervan Adventure Begins

Kickstart your adventure in Dublin by picking up your Cookies Campers campervan rental, Dublin. Take some time to explore Dublin’s famous landmarks like the Guinness Storehouse and the lively Temple Bar district. Your campervan, rented from Cookies Campers in Dublin, is your ticket to an incredible road trip.

Visit the famous Johnny Foxes pub in the Dublin mountains for great food, music and free overnight parking for campervans.

Day 2 – Coastal Wonders: Nature’s Beauty Unveiled

Embark on a scenic drive along the Wild Atlantic Way, where the rugged beauty of the Cliffs of Moher awaits. Cruise through charming coastal villages like Doolin and Lahinch, all while enjoying the comfort and flexibility of your Cookies Campers rental. It’s your home on wheels, allowing you to wake up to the sounds of the Atlantic.

If your feeling energetic we suggest the Doolin Cliff Walk which is a 3 hour walk from Doolin along the Cliffs of Moher ending at the visitor centre.

No trip to County Clare is complete with a visit to the Burren, this breathtaking landscape is a break from the rolling green fields usually seen in Ireland. This barren limestone areas are moon like and surreal. Don’t forget to have some coffee and treats at the Tearooms at the Burren Visitor centre

Stay at Nagles Camping and Caravan Park

Eat & Drink at McDermotts Pub

Day 3 – Galway & Mayo

Discover hidden gems and local flavours along the way. Stop in Galway to experience its vibrant arts scene and indulge in fresh seafood in coastal villages. Your Cookies Campers rental gives you the flexibility to uncover these treasures off the beaten path. Make sure to take in Quiet Man Bridge and visit Kylemore Abbey.

Stay at the beachfront setting of the Clifden Eco Beach Camping & Caravanning Park

Eat & Drink: Lowrys Bar, Cliften (Voted Best Traditional Bar in Ireland, 2015, 2018, 2019)

Day 4 – Mayo and Sligo

Driving from Cliften to Strandhill today, take in the sights of Aasleagh Falls and Carrowmore Beach.

A stop off in Achill Island is recommended if you have time, the famous Keem Beach is a must see.

Stay at Strandhill Camping and Caravan Park

Eat & Drink: Eat & Drink: Have a coffee in the famous Shell Café

Day 5 & 6  – Donegal

Today you will travel from Cliften to Killybegs in your Dublin Campervan Rental. We suggest stopping off at the Historic Lisnadell House to hear all about life in the big house 100 years ago and visit the lovely tearooms.

Donegal Town is a buzzing town full of restaurants and pubs playing great Irish Music, you will be spoilt for choice.

A visit to the famous Slieve League Cliffs is highly recommended.

Stay at Killybegs Camping Park

Day 6  – Donegal

Drive up to the very top of Ireland Malin Head for a beautiful coastal walk. Then back to Fanad to see the Fanad Lighthouse before stopping for the night in Portsalon

Stay at Knockalla Caravan Park

Eat & Drink at The Store ‘Olde World Bar’

Day 7  – Journey’s End back to Dublin

Enjoy the last view moments of your trip with a walk along the local beaches in Ballymastocker Bay. Then back to Dublin on the motorway to drop of your campervan rental in Dublin.

Cookies Comfort: Your Cozy Haven

Cookies Campers provides the perfect travel companion – a fully equipped campervan for a comfortable and flexible journey. Enjoy a cozy bed, a functional kitchen, and the freedom to explore at your own pace. With Cookies Campers, your road trip is a seamless blend of comfort and adventure. We hope to see you soon


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