The Eastern Illinois University Alumni Association is proud to partner with Collette Travel to offer exceptional travel opportunities to you, your family and your friends. Join fellow alumni and experience the camaraderie of exploring the world with like-minded travelers. Each Collette trip is designed to fit your needs. Collette will take care of the details of the trip so you can relax and enjoy the experience.
Any questions regarding the Alumni Travel Program can be directed to Amber May at firstname.lastname@example.org.
From cosmopolitan London to romantic Paris, cross the English Channel via train and take in the best of these iconic cities. See Trafalgar Square, the Tower of London and Big Ben. Personalize your trip to London by choosing to visit either Churchill’s War Rooms or Westminster Abbey. Savor a thrilling dinner and cabaret show at the Paradis Latin theatre. Come to know Paris in your own way with a local guide by coach or by Metro. Dine at the Eiffel Tower and cruise the River Seine at night. Enjoy a leisurely-paced exploration with plenty of time to discover the culture on your own.
From the legendary Colosseum to the rocky cliffs of the Amalfi Coast, take in the best of southern Italy. Uncover Classic Rome’s myriad treasures and embark on an in-depth guided visit of the spectacular Colosseum. Explore the breathtaking scenery of Italy’s coastline, from the dramatic beauty of the Amalfi Coast to the charms of seaside Sorrento. Visit the renowned monastery of Montecassino. Discover Pompeii’s ruins. Stop at a local winery at the foot of Mount Vesuvius, learn how mozzarella cheese is made, and sip on some real-deal limoncello. From 2 of Italy’s most beloved locales, experience the country’s renowned food, culture, history, and landscapes.
Experience the “land of fire and ice” and chase the aurora borealis across an ethereal wonderland. In the dark of the night, search for the northern lights as you drift along on an evening starlit cruise. Travel the “Golden Circle,” home to renowned natural wonders, and spend time at Thingvellir National Park, gaze at Gullfoss waterfall, and see the explosive geothermal fields at Geysir. Explore Skógar Museum and see traditional turf-built homes. Walk on a black volcanic sand beach. See Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon filled with floating icebergs. Relax in the warm, mineral-rich water of the Blue Lagoon. Spend your days surrounded by natural wonders and your nights in search of the elusive dancing lights.