Tours and Trips

Piedmont Technical College has partnered with Collette Vacations to offer a variety of group travel opportunities including extended trip options. These tours and trips are affordable and almost all inclusive.

Extended Travel Opportunities

Piedmont Technical College is once again offering travel opportunities to the community. There will be only 50% occupancy on motor coaches for all tours.

Christmas On the Danube with Optional 2-Night Christmas Markets of Prague Pre Tour Extension              November 27-December 5, 2023       (9 days, 19 meals)

On a boat cruise along the Danube, explore charming Christmas markets and see Europe dressed in its holiday best. Join a local expert and explore historic Vienna. Float through the Wachau Valley dotted with castles and hillside houses. Visit the 900-year-old Benedictine Melk Abbey, one of Europe’s largest Baroque monasteries. Enjoy a Glühwein Party – a German holiday party with mulled wine. Explore Nuremburg, home to one of the oldest and largest Christmas markets in the world. Discover Würzburg, an ancient Franconian wine town. Relax as you are transported to beloved riverside towns and delve into local holiday traditions. Learn more


British Virgin Islands & French West Indies              January 27-February 3, 2024

Unwind on the world-renowned beaches of Barbuda, where pink sand stretches on for miles, and acquaint yourself with the British Virgin Islands as you swim with abundant marine life off Norman Island. Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of Jost Van Dyke, the beaches of which are renowned as some of the most serene, and stop off in Virgin Gorda, before Gustavia on St. Barth’s and Marigot Bay in Saint Martin promise an air of the French joie de vivre. 

Exploring South Africa, Botswana & Victoria Falls              February 23-March 8, 2024

Explore South Africa’s largest city, Johannesburg, and see the “Big 5” and other local animals on an off-road adventure and be inspired by a natural wonder of the world at Victoria Falls. Take a safari cruise along the Chobe River and sip wine in Cape Town’s finest wineries. Taste Africa’s most beloved flavors and dishes and immerse yourself in the culture on this 15-day, 14-night excursion.  Learn more



Traveled with us before?

Ask about Collette Vacations' loyalty discount program!

Individuals who have traveled with Piedmont Technical College on a Collette Vacations trip in the past may be eligible to receive a $150 discount when registering for another trip. Call to inquire.


Contact Information FOR TRAVEL PROGRAMS:

Julia Burdette
Phone: 864-941-8421 or


Jeanne Hughston, Jeanne's Travel Adventures
Travel Coordinator, Extended Travel
Phone: 864-993-1955