Donegal road trips are taking an exciting new direction as the county features on a new website for driving around Ireland.Online travel site Expedia have recently launched Drive Ireland, a website which showcases some of the best driving routes and driving itineraries in Ireland.The site covers the popular driving routes of the Wild Atlantic Way and Ireland’s Ancient East, while Donegal features prominently with the Northern Headlines and Surf Coast routes included. Some of the local highlights recommended along the way for travellers include taking a step back in time to Grianan of Aileach and uncovering more than 3,000 years of Irish history or visiting Glenveagh National Park, the second largest national park in Ireland. Rock climbing on Malin Head. Images via Fáilte IrelandThe suggested driving routes encourage visitors to explore Mount Errigal, Donegal’s highest peak and marvel at the spectacular panoramic views from the top. With so much to see and do in the area, it is hoped that visitors who take on the five day drive along the Northern Headlands and Surf Coast Routes will create memories of Donegal and Ireland to last a lifetime. The Drive Ireland website has been created for people from home and abroad looking to get out and explore more of the country. With The Wild Atlantic Way beginning in Donegal, the route outlined offers views and landscapes that make it popular all year round. With the popular Ballyliffin Golf Course on our doorstep, along with Fanad Head, Killybegs Harbour and Slieve League, visitors to Donegal and locals will have plenty of choice when it comes to outdoor activities. As an area of outstanding natural beauty, the site promotes Inishowen Peninsula and Tory Island as the perfect backdrop for a driving holiday in Ireland, allowing visitors to explore the area either on four wheels, two wheels or on foot.A video showcasing stunning footage of Donegal and the Wild Atlantic Way has been created by Expedia to highlight destinations along the driving routes. To view the full itinerary and for information on other driving routes around Ireland, check out blog.expedia.ie/drive-ireland. DD Travel: Fantastic exposure for Donegal on top travel website was last modified: October 12th, 2016 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegaldrivingtourismTravelWild Atlantic Way
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