Wild Atlantic Way named as one of the world’s ultimate road trips

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The Wild Atlantic Way has been named as one of the world’s ultimate road trips.

The route is listed in the Lonely Planet’s 50 ‘Epic Drives of the World’.

It joins the ranks of iconic roads such as Route 66 in the US, Australia’s Great Ocean Drive and Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh Road.

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The other Irish route listed is Northern Ireland’s Coastal Causeway Route which features a series of signposts to Game of Thrones locations.

Niall Gibbons of Tourism Ireland says a lot of work goes into projects like the Wild Atlantic Way.