The Glendora Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will be visiting beautiful and historic Ireland, and is inviting chamber members, as well as family and friends of chamber members, to join them on this once in a lifetime experience, departing on October 30, 2012.
The country of Ireland is one of the most popular tourist destinations. Join Collette Vacations for a fabulous vacation in Ireland, exploring Dublin, Guinness Storehouse, a local pub visit, Blarney Castle, Killarney, Dingle Peninsula, the Cliffs of Moher and stay the night in Ashford Castle. These cities are filled with history and culture, and are waiting to be discovered!
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Dublin, the "Fair City." Take in O'Connell Street, Grafton Street, Phoenix Park and the city's magnificent rows of stately Georgian town homes. Visit St. Patrick's Cathedral, which dates back to the 13th century, and the Guinness Storehouse where you will learn about the brewing process that creates this beloved beverage.
Come to know Ireland's true secret - its people. Meet a few of the boisterous locals over a pint when you enjoy a
drink and entertainment at a local pub and see why the Irish are known for their generous and hospitable nature.
Journey to the town of Cashel to view the historic Rock of Cashel, the reputed location where St. Patrick preached and converted the King of Munster. Next, journey to historic Blarney Castle where you have the opportunity to kiss the famous Blarney Stone and shop at Blarney Woollen Mills, the world's largest Irish gift store.
Travel to the town of Dingle, perhaps Ireland's most majestic coastal route the stunning Dingle Peninsula and then drive the beautiful Slea Head Road, where some of the country's most spectacular landscapes are found.
Journey to the stunning, 700-foot-high Cliffs of Moher for awe-inspiring views of the mighty Atlantic and the Aran Islands. Then, travel through the vast limestone landscape of the Burren, known for its stark beauty and Neolithic tombs. Continue past scenic countryside to the fairytale setting of Ashford Castle, regarded as one of Ireland's finest
hotels. Stay overnight in this castle and toast the end of a magnificent trip during a fabulous farewell dinner.
This is truly an amazing opportunity to participate in an international journey to Ireland, where program participants can experience the country's culture, and make new friends. Space is limited, so act fast. Don't miss out on this opportunity to visit Ireland.
Mark your calendars for an informational trip presentation on Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 6:00 PM at the Citrus Valley Association of REALTORS®at 504 E. Route 66, Glendora.
For more information about this amazing trip, or to RSVP for the orientation, please call the Glendora Chamber at (626) 963-4128.
(Please click the image to the right to download an information packet)