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

 

Springtime Tulip River Cruise featuring Dutch and Belgian Waterways   April 7-15, 2021   (9 days, 20 meals)

Savor springtime in Holland and Belgium with a cruise that highlights the blooming Dutch tulip fields. Enjoy a canal cruise in the heart of Amsterdam. Sample local cheese at a Dutch farm. Stop in Arnhem, the favorite summer retreat of the Dutch royal family. Step into medieval times durng a Bruges walking tour. Explore Kinderdijk and see Holland's iconic windmills. Visit Keukenhof Gardens, home to more than 7-million tulips. Relax as you make your way along vibrant flower fields and visit beloved cities such as Amsterdam, Ghent and Bruges.

 

 

Spotlight on Santa Fe    June 2021 (exact date coming)   (6 days, 8 meals)

Discover why Santa Fee embraces "The City Different" moniker on this Southwestern getaway. Kick off your journey with a locally guided walking tour through the Santa Fe Plaza, the historic heart of the city where you'll stop at some of the city's landmark sites like the Santa Fe Indian Market, Palace of the Governors, and Loretto Chapel. Try you rhand at making tamales at the Santa Fe School of Cooking. Uncover the sculpted canons and cliff dwellings once inhabited by the Pueblo Indians at Bandelier National Monument. Santa Fe's flourishing art scene, Native American roots and welcoming atmosphere await.

 

 

Colors of Morocco (Small Group Exploration)   September 2021   (11 days, 17 meals)

Get to know the vibrant culture and colorful backdrops that are distinctively Morocco. Explore Fes, one of the holiest cities in the world, on a walking tour in the Medina, where donkeys and mules laden with goods still walk the ancient market. Make your way to your desert camp by 4x4 jeep and spend a full day exploring the Sahara Desert. Travel the rugged “Road of a Thousand Kasbahs” to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou. In Marrakech, get a true taste of Moroccan hospitality during an interactive cooking class at a women’s cooperative. End your tour with dinner in a palace. Experience Morocco's deep history, unique atmosphere and welcoming people on an unforgettable journey.

 

 

Christmas in London (with Optional 2-Night Post-Tour Extension)   November 26 - December 2, 2021   (7 days, 8 meals)

Feel the holiday spirit when you experience the Christmas season in London, a world within a city. Explore London’s colorful Christmas markets, beautifully decorated department stores, and bustling streets. Join a local expert on a panoramic tour. See the Norwegian fir in Trafalgar Square, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and the festive lights adorning Buckingham Palace. Explore the majesty of Westminster Abbey. Visit the historic university town of Oxford decked out in holiday splendor. Travel to magnificent Blenheim Palace, an incomparable display at Christmastime. Feel the holiday warmth at one of London’s finest theatres. Enjoy afternoon tea in charming Covent Garden. Embark on a relaxing journey as you discover the colorful history and regal pageantry only found “across the pond.”

 

 

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