Wild Atlantic Way

Begin your Wild Atlantic Way journey at The Metropole Hotel

On the very edge of Europe lies the breath-taking Wild Atlantic Way.

The Metropole Hotel is right on the edge of your Wild Atlantic Way adventure. Begin you adventure on the Wild Atlantic Way with a relaxing stay at the Metropole. The largest defined coastal route in the world is The Atlantic Way, which takes in an incredible 2,500 kilometres of the Atlantic Coast line, spreading from Donegal to West Cork.

The incredible Wild Atlantic Way route is largest defined coastal route in the world and is carefully signposted and designed to ensure that visitors leave with a true sense of what is unique about Ireland.

The Wild Atlantic Way route stretches from Cork in the south to Donegal in the north and is a true journey both to and through Ireland. The Atlantic Way coastal route takes in incredible places such as; the Ring of Kerry, The Burren, Connemara, Achill and Galway Bay.

The Metropole Hotel is an ideal place for you to relax before you begin your Wild Atlantic Way journey. The hotel is located right in the heart of Cork City, just 20 minutes’ drive from Cork International Airport and 40 minutes from Kinsale, the official starting point of the Wild Atlantic Way route. Cork City has plenty to visitors who wish to spend a few days here before you embark on your journey. You can experience the wealth of attractions that Cork has to offer such as; the English Market, visiting Blarney Castle and kissing the Blarney Stone, The Jameson Distillery in Middleton, Cobh or indeed spend some time relaxing and exploring in Cork City itself.

And on your stay with us explore Kerry and their famous Dark Sky Reserve too! Discover a starry sky on a backdrop of rugged coastline and calm water.

The Wild Atlantic Way route is the perfect way to sample the local Irish culture and language, sample delicious locally sourced and produced foods, experience traditional Irish music and receive a warm welcome from the Irish people. We have packages to help you start your Wild Atlantic Way adventure. We look forward to welcoming you to The Metropole Hotel as you begin your Wild Atlantic Way journey.

West Cork Looped Drive Itinerary

Hotels in Cork

The Metropole Hotel Cork. Right in the heart of Cork city, The Metropole Hotel Cork is the perfect place to begin or end your adventure around Ireland. Book your stay with us today.

Cork International Hotel. Our stunning sister hotel, Cork International Hotel is a luxury 4 star hotel only a five minute walk from Cork Airport and a five minute drive from Cork city. It's the perfect place to stay the night before your flight home or the first day of your journey. Shuttle coach to and from the airport is also available. Book your stay here.

Cork Airport Hotel. A 4 star hotel right on the doorstep of Cork Airport, Cork Airport Hotel is a great option for those flying out early or flying in late. Our staff would be more than happy to answer any questions you have about your trip along the Wild Atlantic Way. Book you stay here.

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