Tours and Trips
Piedmont Technical College has partnered with Collette Vacations to offer a variety of group travel opportunities including extended and short trip options. These tours and trips are affordable and almost all inclusive.
Extended Travel Opportunities
Newfoundland & Labrador Discovery August 16-27, 2018 (12 Days, 18 Meals)
featuring Lighthouses, Iceberg Alley & Gros Morne
Discover a blend of natural beauty, quaint villages, stunning ocean views and friendly people on your exploration through Newfoundland and Labrador. Taste flavors of the region during a traditional Jiggs dinner. Board a cruise of Witless Bay Ecological Reserve in search of whales, puffins and other marine life. In Gros Morne National park explore the spectacular Tableland Mountains. Then, set off on an unforgettable cruise on a rare freshwater fjord. Become an honorary Newfoundlander during a “Screech-In” ceremony. Later return and enjoy a delicious dinner overlooking the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Walk in the footsteps of a great explorer at Captain James Cook National Historic Site. Visit Red Bay, Labrador, a UNESCO site. Pause at Long Point lighthouse to take in the sweeping views – you may even spot an iceberg!
Magical Rhine and Moselle September 11-20, 2018 (10 Days, 22 Meals)
Set sail on a cruise along the Rhine and Moselle rivers that will take you to the Netherlands, Germany and France. Sit back and relax in your outside stateroom, and enjoy the luxury of unlimited wine or beer with every dinner and daily onboard musical performances. Join a local expert for a tour of Amsterdam. Spend time in Speyer, one of Germany’s oldest cities. Pause in Rüdesheim, to explore the famous Siegfried’s Mechaniches Musikkabinett (or Music Museum). Tour the 2,000-year-old city of Koblenz. Your stop in Cologne features a guided walking tour of the city’s old town and Cologne Cathedral. Spend the afternoon in Cochem and sip wine in one of the famous cellars. Enjoy a guided tour of the world famous Strasbourg old town. Step back in time on a walking tour of Colmar, France. Savor a dinner of regional Black Forest specialties and a demonstration of traditional cuckoo clock making in Titisee, Germany. Cruise past charming panoramas as you get to know the culture and deep history of the region.
Kingdoms of Southeast Asia- Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos October 1-20, 2018 (20 Days, 36 Meals)
Delve into an ancient and mysterious world. Begin in Vietnam and explore its complex relationship with the West. From there, a colorful mosaic unfolds. Learn unique culinary secrets in the ancient town of Hoi An. Cruise overnight aboard a luxury junk boat on Halong Bay. Immerse yourself in a private traditional blessing ceremony. Find inspiration at Cambodia’s Angkor Wat temple, the world’s largest religious structure. Come to know this region through experiences interactions with local villagers and a journey on the Mekong River. Hear the history of the notorious Khmer Rouge. From contemplating the Fall of Saigon to exploring a once forgotten temple deep in the jungle, each day paints a new picture of the rich cultures of Southeast Asia.
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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.