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INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL

IRELAND

Fall '16

Maritimes Coastal Wonders with Cabot Trail

July 23 to August 2, 2023
Organized by Collette; offering a traditional motorcoach tour
$4,029 pp/double; includes roundtrip airfare from CLT and hometown transfers
$4,829 pp/single; includes roundtrip airfare from CLT and hometown transfers
$3,979 pp/triple; includes roundtrip airfare from CLT and hometown transfers
Activity Level: Active 

From the nautical beauty of Peggy’s Cove to the rugged splendor of the Cabot Trail, the Maritimes will enchant you. Choose how you explore Lunenburg – at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic or on a locally guided walking tour. Undertake a competition to cook the best mussels. Visit the Anne of Green Gables Museum and learn about potato farming. See the 4-story high Hopewell Rocks. Savor a traditional Maritimes lobster feast and learn how to eat lobster like a local. Visit the Bay of Fundy where some of the world’s highest tides are recorded. Don’t miss the rugged beaches, picturesque fishing villages, and rich seafaring history of Canada’s amazing Maritime Provinces.

 

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March to Victory hosted by Larry Saul 

September 5 to September 16, 2023
Organized by EF Go Ahead, exclusive to OLLI Members and capped at 14 participants
Price: to be announced. 
Activity Level: Moderately Challenging

Set out from Amsterdam to cross the former battlefields of the Netherlands, Belgium, German, and Luxembourg where brave soldiers gave their lives during WWII. Vist historic sites and memorials in Groesbeek and the Hurtgen Forest before ending your journey in the Rhine Valley - and returning home with a renewed sense of national pride.  This trip builds upon Mr. Saul's courses "Band of Brothers" and "March to Victory" as well as his highly celebrated previous tours of the Normandy region specific to the D-Day period.  For questions, please email Larry Saul at 

lawrence.saul@hotmail.com

 

Spotlight on Tuscany 

November 8 to November 16, 2023
By Collette Spotlights, tours that feature quick getaways with a single hotel stay
Double Occupancy: $3,229 per person, includes roundtrip airfare from Charlotte
Single Occupancy: $3,729 per person, includes roundtrip airfare from Charlotte
Triple Occupancy: $3,199 per person, includes round trip airfare from Charlotte
Activity Level:  Active to Moderately Challenging

Discover the rolling hills of Tuscany, home to sprawling vineyards, charming medieval hill towns, and enchanting cities. Savor a 7-night stay in Montecatini Terme, the famous resort and spa town. Visit Pisa, Florence, and San Gimignano into the Italian countryside. 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 free time to explore the cultural treasures of Florence. Partake in a Tuscan cooking class. Sample cheese at the farm where it is made. Enjoy fabulous local wines and the region’s famous cuisine. Steeped in history, culture and legend, this is Tuscany as you always imagined it.

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The Azores: Jewels of Portugal 

April 5 to April 18, 2024

By Explorations by Collette, Small Group Travel capped at 19 participants

Double Occupancy: $5,029 per person, includes roundtrip airfare from Charlotte and interisland flights

Single Occupancy: $5,829 per person, includes roundtrip airfare from Charlotte and interisland flights

Triple Occupancy: $4,979 per person, includes roundtrip airfare from Charlotte and interisland flights

Activity Level: Moderately Challenging

Enter an untouched paradise on an adventure through the Azores, the archipelago gems of Portugal. Explore the entire rim of the Sete Cidades Caldera. Indulge in a traditional cozido das furnas meal, cooked by the heat of the volcanic earth. Descend into Algar do Carvao, the “Cavern of Coal” lava tube, with an expert guide. Enjoy a light home-hosted lunch featuring local meats and cheeses. Spend 3 nights in a lava stone house. From thermal pools and lush craters to local farms and volcanic cuisine, delve into the culture of Portuguese island life.

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