A special travel presentation from Collette will inform attendees about several trips scheduled for 2020 and 2021. The travel presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 6-7 p.m. at the Education Council’s Coudersport office.
Call 814-274-4877 or stop by 5 Water Street to register. Upcoming trips planned include the following:
The Colorado Rockies: June 5–13, 2020
Experience the majesty of the Colorado Rockies, two historic trains, the Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, Mesa Verde National Park or hike down the canyon into one of the cliff dwellings. Enjoy an authentic farm-to-table dinner on a 450-acre, family-owned ranch.
Southern Italy and Sicily: Oct. 13-24, 2020
This journey will take travelers through Sicily and to the coastlines of Southern Italy. Travelers can visit Greek and Roman ruins, explore Agrigento’s Valley of the Temples, Taormina and a local winery for wine tasting and a dinner. Explore the ancient town of “Sassi di Matera,” known for its cave dwellings. Spend time in the mystical town of Alberobello with its unusual cone-shaped roofed homes known as “trulli.” Discover Mt. Etna Volcano National Park. Explore the Amalfi Coast and Sorrento. In Pompeii, walk in the foothills of Mount Vesuvius.
Iceland’s Magical Northern Lights: November 15-21, 2020
The “land of fire and ice” is a place to see the spectacular aurora borealis – or northern lights. Travelers can take an evening northern lights cruise, travel to the “Golden Circle,” home to many of Iceland’s most renowned natural wonders, spend time at Thingvellir National Park and gaze at the Gullfoss waterfall. At the Lava Exhibition Center, learn about Iceland’s volcanic history and its impact on daily life. Explore Skógar Museum and see traditional turf-built homes. Walk on a black volcanic sand beach. See Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon filled with floating icebergs.
Greece and its Islands: April 28-May 12, 2021
Discover the ruins of ancient Greece in this Mediterranean settings.
This journey explores Greece’s most important ancient monuments, like the famed Temple of Zeus, archeological site of Olympia and ancient artifacts of Delphi.
Visit a local farm in the countryside to see how olive oil and wine are produced. Learn how to cook traditional Mediterranean cuisine.
Wander the winding streets, vineyards, marketplaces and beaches of Mykonos and Santorini. Explore the excavations of the ancient city at Akrotiri.
At the travel presentation, attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions about these trips and learn how to plan other trips.