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

 

India's Treasures    February 19-28, 2020 (10 Days, 16 Meals)
with Optional 3-night Dubai Pre-tour Extension

Explore India’s Golden Triangle showcasing some of the most beautiful sites in the country during stays in Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. Enjoy a home-hosted dinner with a local family in Jaipur. Explore the bustling streets of Delhi by rickshaw during an exhilarating food tour. Tap into local customs when you learn about turban and sari tying. Spend 3 nights in the vibrant “Pink City” of Jaipur, visiting the majestic Amber Fort and Hawa Mahal, home to a former Maharaja. Discover the quaint village of Samode, nestled among rugged hills that are dominated by its famous and beautiful Palace. At sunrise, behold one of the most impressive sites in the world – the Taj Mahal. Click here to view the information session online.

 

 Spotlight on Tuscany    March 26-April 3, 2020    (9 Days, 10 Meals)

The rolling hills of Tuscany are home to sprawling vineyards, charming medieval hill towns and enchanting cities steeped in history, culture and legend. Discover them for yourself on this relaxing sojourn into the Italian countryside. Visit Florence, Siena, Pisa and San Gimignano. Sample cheese at the farm where it is made. Partake in a Tuscan cooking class. Savor a seven-night stay in Montecatini Terme, the famous resort and spa town. Enjoy free time to explore the cultural treasures of Florence, including Michelangelo’s “David.” Discover the charming town of Lucca, Italy’s best-kept secret. Learn about the heroic deeds of WWII at remains of the Gothic Line and visit the Museum of Liberation. Enjoy fabulous local wines and the region’s famous cuisine. This is Tuscany as you always imagined it. Click here to view the information session online.

 

Painted Canyons of the West featuring Utah’s Five National Parks   May 24-June 1, 2020   (9 Days, 11 Meals)

The backdrop of Denver’s Rocky Mountains is the starting point of your journey through the mystic color wheel of America’s canyon lands. Among vistas that evoke the spirit of the old west, marvel at the unspoiled beauty of Utah’s five national parks as you cross its scenic byways from Arches to Canyonlands to Dead Horse, Zion, and Bryce National Park in Colorado’s wine country dine with new friends and participate in a tasting at a family-run winery. Stay on the Colorado River in Moab, the gateway to Utah’s Red Rock country, and have a full day in Zion to explore. From stark landscapes to the bright lights of Vegas, discover the painted canyons of the American West – up close and in all their glory.

 

Journey through Southern France from Provence to Bordeaux   October 3-12, 2020   (10 days, 12 meals)

Southern France, or "le Midi," is a heady seduction of vine-gilded countryside and centuries-old castles that tower over the cerulean depths of the Mediterranean. Nexus of culinary alchemy, nave to the most exclusive vintages in the world, "le Midi" is a palette-expanding, eye-opening expression of flavor, color, and culture exploding against panoramas that inspired the Masters. Toast à votre santé inside the grape-festooned region of Bordeaux and savor a Grand Cru in the region it was born. Venture to the bastides of Dordogne, and break bread in the vineyards of 16th-century architectural titans. Idyll away the time among the lavender fields of Saint Rémy, join the hunt for truffles alongside a master chef and his dogs, and enter a living storybook in the UNESCO-designated village of Carcassonne. In Southern France, discover the virtue of time standing still.

 

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:

Jeanne Hughston, Jeanne's Travel Adventures
Travel Coordinator, Extended Travel
Phone: 864-993-1955
Email: Jeanne@jeannestraveladventures.com
Website: www.jeannestraveladventures.com