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“Great 2 days with Little Gem guides!”

Little Gem Private Tours of Ireland
Ranked #6 of 251 Tours in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Unique private & personal tours of Ireland. From day trips to multi-day escorted tours, explore Ireland in a family environment with professional local tour guides. Explore the hidden gems of Ireland and off the beaten track travel in our private quality tour transport. Get away from the tourist crowds and meet the locals, taste the cuisine and experience real Ireland with the Little Gem family.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We only had 2.5 days in Ireland so we booked 2 day trips with Little Gem. The first day was spent with Joe visiting so many places in Dublin: Art fair in the park, great bakery, churches, pub for lunch, book of kells library, guiness storehouse, phoenix park... On day 2, Maggie picked us up for a long day to the West coast. We visited 2 castles along the way to the Cliff's of Moher. There we hiked for 1 hour along the top of the cliffs. If possible do spend the night closer to the cliffs. It was a 13 hour day to make the round trip.Little Gem planned 2 great days for the 3 of us (adult daughter and husband). This is a luxury tour with good value.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Our day trip from Dublin to the Cliffs of Moher and Galway was truly the highlight of our trip to Ireland! Maggie was an amazing tour guide - very knowledgeable and willing to answer all of our questions. She was also very helpful in working with my husband's dietary/allergy concerns when planning for a place to have lunch.

We really enjoyed Maggie's insight and perspective on the life of the Irish - both past and present. Traveling with Maggie was like traveling with a friend. Easy to talk to and fun to be around!

Of course we visited some of the big sights that anyone traveling to Ireland would want to see. However, Maggie also took us to some out of the way places. We especially loved our stop at the ruins of the Dunamase Castle. Stunning! We were the only ones there! And walking around the ruins on a misty Irish morning, it was easy to imagine the grandeur of a fortress from a time long ago. It was an experience we will not forget!

Thank you Maggie! We completely enjoyed our tour and would certainly contact you again should our travels bring us back to Ireland!

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

What an amazing experience! Robbie was a wealth of historical knowledge, was well organized and it showed how much he cared about ireland. We had a choice of a 70 person bus or a small venue with Robbie, and we made the right choice!! We visited castles that were off the beaten path as well as the cliffs of moher and a mom & pop Chocolate factory. I gained such a better perspective of Ireland, the culture and history. I highly recommend Little Gem as the best way to go beyond a Dublin visit. I look forward to coming back for the multi-day tour of Ireland! Thank you Robbie!

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

I have traveled around the world, experienced many different things and have toured with private tour companies. When my family and I decided to travel to Ireland, one of the first things we did was research the best private tour companies in the country. We wanted a personal experience. Well, I can tell you we found that with Little Gem Tours! We saw and experienced places that most people never get a chance to see and do. Traveling with Maggie and Robbie was more like hanging out with your friends, rather than a structured tour, where every minute someone is telling you what time the bus leaves. They knew every street to turn on and would always stop along the beaten path to unique spots of interest for each person. One of our most memorable experiences was going to Eddie’s farm and sitting next to his fantastic fireplace, digging peat and making a 9 iron good luck charm with Pat, the blacksmith. We had a fantastic time and can’t wait to go back. Believe me when we do, we will contact Little Gem Tours again!

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Robbie did an amazing job of taking us to great spots, sharing interesting information, and giving space to the group at the right times. Was extremely flexible and adjusted our tour as we went based on what we were finding interesting. His passion for his country really shines through.

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