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Experience the world through educational travel. Napa Valley College Trips & Tours offers guided trips around the world with unforgettable, enriching and cultural experiences that you will cherish for a lifetime. Trips booked with NVC Trips & Tours include Airfare, Meals, Excursion packages, baggage handling, medical & travel insurance that allows cancellation up until the day before departure! All that leaves to do is pack!

Proceeds of Napa Valley College Trips & Tours are used to help students achieve their academic goals and fund programs and educational events at Napa Valley College. 

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Napa Valley College Trips & Tours hosts travel shows throughout the year to keep you updated on our newest destination plans. At these shows, we cover all the exciting details of new and currently listed trips. You’ll be able to talk to a travel representative, ask questions and even book your trip on the spot! Sign up for our mailing list to get updates on travel shows. 

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Explore Switzerland, Austria & Bavaria: 8/21/24 - 8/30/24

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Highlights: Bern, Alphorn Maker, Yodeling Demonstration, Fondue Lunch, Lucerne, Austrian Alps, Choice on Tour: Cultural City Walking Tour or Architectural Walking Tour, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Mirabell Gardens, St. Peter’s Restaurant, Bavaria, Linderhof Palace, Tyrolean Folklore Show

Learn more: https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1191709


Explore Greece and its Islands: 9/29/24 - 10/14/24

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Travel to some of the world’s most magnificent cities and through the magical countryside of Britain and Ireland. This comprehensive journey takes you through rolling farmland and across the Irish Sea, through England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Marvel at the mystery of Stonehenge. Experience a traditional afternoon tea in London. Be mesmerized by the breathtaking landscapes of Ireland’s Ring of Kerry, the rolling hills of the Scottish Borders, and the medieval “shambles” of York. Admire the ancient Roman ruins in elegant Bath. Get acquainted with Britain’s pageantry in the royal cities of Edinburgh and London.

Learn more: https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1191729


Discover Australia’s Outback: 10/2/24 - 10/21/24

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Highlights: Sydney, Sydney Opera House, Cairns, Great Barrier Reef, Alice Springs, Uluru, Melbourne, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Mt. Cook National Park, Christchurch

Learn more: https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1191730


Niagara Falls to New York City: 10/16/24 - 10/23/24WAITLISTED!

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Experience the best of “the Big Apple” with our beloved travel guru, Jay Fehan! From Rockefeller Center to Greenwich Village, New York City is a destination that will dazzle even the most seasoned traveler. Spend two nights in the heart of Midtown close to Central Park and Times Square. Enjoy time to shop and explore this fabulous city on your own. Get ready to “start spreading the news!”

Learn more: https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1240708


Discover Historical Greenbrier: 10/18/24 - 10/25/24

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This grand historic tour features a two-night stay at The Greenbrier, a classic American resort in the mountains of West Virginia. Relax and unwind on the iconic property while enjoying fabulous dining and traditional pastimes and exploring the storied past of this luxury escape. Be ushered through America’s eras: Enjoy a tavern meal along roads well-traveled, visit Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, step back in time at Colonial Williamsburg, explore a Smithsonian, and more. Experience the grandeur of The Greenbrier amid the West Virginia mountains and explore American history throughout Washington, D.C. and Virginia on a fascinating journey.

Learn more: https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1191728


Tropical Costa Rica: 1/25/25 - 2/2/25

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Lush forests and stunning waterfalls… rumbling volcanoes and endless coastlines… Costa Rica is a paradise teeming with exotic plants and incredible animals. Enjoy the tranquil views of Arenal Volcano from your hotel. Explore part of the 20,000-acre nature preserve of Cano Negro on a riverboat adventure. Spend two nights in Monteverde’s lush cloud forest. Experience the forest canopy on your choice of a hanging bridges nature walk or an exhilarating zip lining tour. Luxuriate at a resort for two nights at Playa Carrillo, Guanacaste, known for its breathtaking beauty and fine sandy beaches. You will find a slice of paradise and so much more.

Learn more: https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1191695


Alaska’s Northern Lights: 3/8/25 - 3/14/25

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Take a snowy peek into Alaska. Visit the friendly local towns of the last frontier and bond with energetic sled dogs. Experience a winter glacier cruise among drifting icebergs and playful otters. Spend one night at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, taking in unparalleled views of Denali and the Alaskan Range. Glimpse into the past at Musk Ox Farm. Search for the northern lights in Fairbanks’ star-filled sky. Step into another time at the Antique Auto Museum, where vintage cars sit between timely artifacts and fashionable designer dresses. Travel via Alaska Railroad, take in a landscape of natural beauty, and connect with a deeply rooted heritage.

Learn more: https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1191727


Italian Vistas: 3/10/25 - 3/22/25

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From the ancient ruins of Pompeii to the chic charm of the Sorrento Coast, embark on a spectacular Italian getaway. Enjoy multiple-night stays in Rome, the charming coastal town of Sorrento, Florence, Venice, and Stresa in the Lake District. Discover the treasures of Classical Rome, including the Colosseum. Walk in the footsteps of the ancient Romans in Pompeii. Take a boat to the enchanting Isle of Capri. See the gems of the Renaissance in Florence's Academy Gallery, including Michelangelo's David. Marvel at the Leaning Tower of Pisa and stroll the streets of Verona. Stop at a Tuscan winery and farm for a lunch of regional specialties and wines. Tour Venice and walk the Castello district. Cruise to Isola dei Pescatori, one of the scenic Borromean Islands. Delve deeper into its history and culture as you visit some of the world’s most beautiful locales.

Learn more: https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1191685


France Magnifique Discovery: 04/03/2025 - 04/14/2025

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From the royal Palace of Versailles to the enchanting streets of Paris, grab a baguette and rendezvous with the best of France. Explore the former royal court and gardens in Versailles. Stroll past the magnificent, colorful flora in Monet’s Garden in Giverny. Delight in a 2-night stay in a stunning, renovated château in the UNESCO World Heritage Loire Valley. Enjoy a visit of the famous Chenonceau Castle. Sip wine during a tour of a winery and its impressive underground caves. Glide along the Seine as you take in the highlights in Paris. Savor the views and rich cuisine during dinner at the Eiffel Tower. Bask in the robust history, culture and romance of these celebrated cities and charming towns.

Learn more: https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1268185


Mackinac Island: 05/02/2025 - 05/10/2025

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This classic Midwestern tour features Illinois and Michigan. 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. View extraordinary flowers in bloom at Holland’s Tulip Time Festival. Visit 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.

Learn more: https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1268538


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Discover the spirit of the American West and come to know the legends of the past. Discover the stories of the Lakota and Sioux through a Native American chronicler and a visit to a Oglala Lakota Living History Village. See Crazy Horse Memorial, the world’s largest mountain sculpture still in progress. Visit iconic Mt. Rushmore. Journey through the natural beauty of Badlands National Park and stop to browse at Wall Drug. Explore historic Deadwood, the former home of Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane. Choose how you delve into the local history, with a tour of the Adams Museum in Deadwood or at the exhibit Tatanka: Story of the Bison. Travel the backcountry of Custer State Park on a Jeep safari. Marvel at Devils Tower, the country’s first National Monument. Rapid City is your gateway into wild landscapes and historical landmarks.

Learn more: https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1268275


Magical Rhine and Moselle River Cruise: 9/14/25 - 9/22/25

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Relax on this leisurely journey to the Netherlands, Germany and France. Join a local expert for a tour of Amsterdam. Enjoy a guided tour of Strasbourg. Cruise past charming panoramas as you get to know the culture and deep history of the region. Your tour opens in Amsterdam, a city of narrow canals and stone bridges, where you will board your ship.* Your home for the next seven nights, this ship offers an array of amenities including outside staterooms, unlimited wine with every dinner, and daily onboard musical performances!

Learn more: https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1239051


Bluegrass Country & the Smoky Mountains: 10/02/2025 - 10/10/2025

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Take a delightful trip through the heart of Appalachia, discovering the equestrian culture of Kentucky, the pioneer spirit of Tennessee, and the mountainous beauty of North Carolina. Get a taste of Bourbon, baseball, and Thoroughbreds in Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky. Travel through Daniel Boone National Forest as you make your way to Gatlinburg, Tennessee. From your home base of Gatlinburg, explore the natural wonders of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Travel on to Asheville, North Carolina, and enjoy the city’s historic architecture, engaging neighborhoods and robust arts districts. Tour the Biltmore Estate, George Vanderbilt’s "little mountain escape” in the Blue Ridge Mountains. When you leave, you’ll have the warmth and charm of southern Appalachia still in your heart.

Learn more: https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1268336


Niagara Falls to NYC: 10/15/2025 - 10/22/2025

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Experience the best of “the Big Apple” with our beloved travel guru, Jay Fehan! From Rockefeller Center to Greenwich Village, New York City is a destination that will dazzle even the most seasoned traveler. Spend two nights in the heart of Midtown close to Central Park and Times Square. Enjoy time to shop and explore this fabulous city on your own. Get ready to “start spreading the news!”

Learn more: https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1268348


Christmas on the Danube: 12/06/25 - 12/14/25

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On a boat cruise along the Danube, explore charming Christmas markets and see Europe dressed in its holiday best. Join a local expert and explore historic Vienna. Float through the Wachau Valley dotted with castles and hillside houses. Visit the 900-year-old Benedictine Melk Abbey, one of Europe’s largest Baroque monasteries. Enjoy a Glühwein Party – a German holiday party with mulled wine. Explore Nuremburg, home to one of the oldest and largest Christmas markets in the world. Discover Würzburg, an ancient Franconian wine town. Relax as you are transported to beloved riverside towns and delve into local holiday traditions.

Learn more: https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1225280


Old World Sicily & Malta: 03/18/2026 - 03/29/2026 

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Explore Sicily and Malta – two island paradises nestled amongst the deep blue waves of the Mediterranean. Engage with Malta’s dynamic past on a leisurely 4-night stay. Explore Siracusa’s archeological heritage (UNESCO) with a guide. Spend three nights in Taormina, perched above the Ionian Sea. See Mount Etna from a different perspective on an off-road excursion. Discover how ancient traditions blend into modern society as you travel along timeless Italian and Maltese towns.

Learn more: https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1268265


Croatia & Its Islands: 05/01/2026 - 05/12/2026

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From medieval architecture to ethereal waterfalls, coast along the sparkling Adriatic Sea and experience the best of Croatia. Enjoy a memorable 7-night cruise on the Adriatic Sea along Croatia’s coast aboard a privately chartered ship. Tour the Old City of Dubrovnik and walk along the picturesque cobblestone streets. Visit the island of Biševo, home to the mystical Blue Cave. On Brac Island, take in the “Golden Cape” of Bol. Discover the ancient palace of Emperor Diocletian in Split. Stand in awe before the cascading waterfalls of Krka National Park. Get to know Zagreb, the illustrious capital of Croatia. See the country’s immaculate beauty as you cruise its vibrant waters and step into its rich history.

Learn more: https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1268324

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