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Romantic Locations in Ireland - A Little Gem Blog


Little Gem 10 - Romantic Locations to explore in Ireland



Little Gem Tours 10 ultimate romantic locations to explore in Ireland.



When you think romantic travel I'm sure locations such as Paris, Rome or Tuscany come to mind, however Ireland remains a real hidden gem when it comes to romantic backdrops and Ireland’s extraordinary landscapes, wide range of attractions and activity options makes it one of the most magical and sought after locations when it comes to proposal’s, weddings, wedding anniversaries or vow renewals.


Here at Little Gem Tours we are delighted to say we have a wealth of experience in creating romantic getaways that include beautiful scenery, romantic boutique accommodations and opportunities to get away from it all. We have even had the odd wedding proposal during our tours!


Below you will find some tips on romantic locations in Ireland...





The Wicklow Mountains National Park


Just over an hours drive from the Capital, Glendalough is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of Dublin City and is one of the most romantic places in Ireland to visit. This stunning glaciated valley offers a unique spiritual atmosphere. Enjoy heavenly walks around the enchanted Wicklow Mountains National Park, a place that promises to delight yourself and your better half.


Soak up the beautiful sight of the Valley of the two lakes or make the short journey to Lough Ouler, a heart shaped lake nestled within the mountains.
The Stunning Lough Tay in Wicklow

Experience Glendalough on our private tours...

Wicklow Mountains Day Tour

5 Day Wild West to Ancient East


Recommended Romantic Getaway in Wicklow...

The Powerscourt Hotel


Some useful links...

Wicklow Mountains National Park

The Wicklow Way

Wicklow Heather Restaurant


Powerscourt Waterfall

The Heart Shaped Lake - Lough Ouler
Overlook the Valley of the 2 Lakes - Glendalough


Galway City and The Burren Coastal Drive


When it comes to romance, Galway City and the surrounding area provides endless options for visiting couples. Situated on the banks of the River Corrib, Spanish Arch is one of the city's historical treasures. With views across the river to the famous Claddagh church it is no surprise that this location has become a hotspot for engagements in Ireland. Take the spectacular long walk here to catch amazing views of the sunset on Galway Bay. Fantastic restaurants and cosy snugs in most pubs provide the dream destination for any couple.


Take a drive along the stunning Burren Coastal Route and you will find hidden spots to get away from the crowds with stunningly romantic backdrops.
The Mini Cliffs along the Wild Atlantic Way

Experience Galway City during one of our private multi day tours...

3 Day Heart of the West Tour

7 Day South by West Explorer


Recommended Romantic Getaway in Galway...

Gregans Castle Hotel, The Burren

The Herons Rest in Galway City


Some romantic restaurants around Galway...

The Spanish Arch

The Claddagh

The Pullman Restaurant




The world famous Claddagh Ring is native to Galway City