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Travel to Portugal with DCCC

Community Members Invited to Join DCCC-Sponsored Trip

Thomasville, N.C. … Ancient castles, Roman ruins, groves of lemon and almond trees, and quiet whitewashed villages are among the highlights of a trip to Portugal planned in May by Davidson County Community College.

Area residents are invited to join the nine-day tour planned through Collette Guided Travel. The cost of the trip is $3,699 and includes round-trip airfare, land transportation, hotel accommodations, sightseeing locations and 14 meals. Individuals who register for the trip before Nov. 20 will qualify to receive a $200 early bird discount.

The trip begins with three nights in Cascais, a scenic coastal resort on the Portuguese Riviera, and tours of Lisbon, with travel to Sintra and along the Silver Coast to Obidos and Fatima. Other highlights include travel through the countryside to historic Evora, Monsaraz and Alentejo, travel to Algarve, Sagres, Faro and São Brás de Alportel, plus a Portuguese cooking demonstration, wine tours and tastings.

To reserve a spot, interested community members must file an application and a $250 deposit by Nov. 20. For a detailed itinerary and to download an application, visit www.DavidsonCCC.edu/portugal

For more information, contact Suzanne LaVenture, director of DCCC International Education and Faculty, at 336-751-2885.  



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Founded in 1963, Davidson County Community College is noted for its quality educational programs and services. As one of 58 institutions within the North Carolina Community College System, DCCC offers studies in more than 50 degree programs. A fully accredited, multi-campus college, DCCC celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2013 and is looking forward to serving students in Davidson and Davie counties for many years to come. The college is committed to developing minds, inspiring imaginations and preparing students for enhanced career and educational opportunities within a changing global environment. Visit Davidson County Community College at DavidsonCCC.edu.