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

 

witless bayMackinac Island May 8-15, 2019 (8 Days, 11 Meals)
featuring The Grand Hotel and the Tulip Festival

This classic Midwestern tour features Illinois and Michigan. Visit Holland Michigan’s yearly Tulip Festival. See the extraordinary flowers at the Veldheer Tulip Garden. Then visit the Windmill Island Gardens to experience a palette of color on the 36 acres of manicured gardens, dikes and canals and the only authentic Dutch windmill operating in the United States. Savor two incredible nights amid the luxury of the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. Enjoy a horse and buggy tour of Mackinac Island. Explore the wonderful city of Chicago with a local guide. Spend a night in the Bavarian-influenced town of Frankenmuth. In Dearborn, experience the inspirational Henry Ford Museum and view historic homes at Greenfield Village including the famous American workshops of Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and Robert Frost.

rhineDiscover Scotland August 5-14, 2019 (10 Days, 14 Meals)
featuring the Military Tattoo

From its rugged sea-sprayed islands to its stately castles rich in history, Scotland’s treasures are as diverse as they are compelling. Learn how to play the bagpipes and enjoy dinner at the National Piping Centre’s farm to table restaurant. Take a cruise on famed Loch Ness. Visit a local family on their working farm and meet their sheepdogs. Marvel at the stunning Isle of Skye (pictured middle left), the magnificent landscapes of the Highlands and the mountain wilderness of Cairngorms National Park. Explore the magical Orkney Islands’ ancient Skara Brae and prehistoric Ring of Brodgar. Visit Dunrobin Castle. Sample Scotch whisky during a distillery tour. Stop in St. Andrews, home of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club. Explore the regal city of Edinburgh. Put a modern twist on traditional Scottish ingredients during an interactive cooking experience.

Discover Croatia, Slovenia and The Adriatic Coast October 3-14, 2019 (12 Days, 16 Meals)
featuring Istrian Peninsula, Lake Bled, Dalmatian Coast and Dubrovnik

Medieval architecture, tranquil lakes, local villages and Croatian charm will delight you on this tour featuring Dubrovnik, Lake Bled, Ljubljana, and the pearls of the stunning Dalmatian coast. Discover the richness of Opatija, the “Riviera of Croatia” and an Istrian gem. Explore Plitvice National Park by foot and by boat, a place where waterfalls cascade down sheer cliffs connecting sixteen pristine lakes. Enjoy a visit and dinner with a local family outside Dubrovnik. Explore the white stone buildings, winding alleys, and massive city walls of the ancient harbor town, Dubrovnik. Step back into Roman times in Diocletian’s Palace, which comprises Split’s Old Town. Explore Ljubljana, Slovenia’s quaint capital city, and float on a “pletna” boat on serene Lake Bled.

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.

 

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
E-mail: Jeanne@jeannestraveladventures.com
Website: www.jeannestraveladventures.com