Go on tour with Wallace State! Trips planned for Germany and the Alps in May, Washington D.C. in June

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HANCEVILLE – The Evelyn Burrow Museum at Wallace State Community College is accepting reservations for a May 2018 tour of Germany and the Alps. The nine-night trip is scheduled for May 17-27, 2018, and includes stops in Rothenburg, Munich, Lucerne, Salzburg, Heidelberg and more.

“This will be a wonderful trip for area residents who may want to explore their German heritage or anyone who would like to learn more about Germany and Switzerland, and is a great educational opportunity for area students,” said Kristen Holmes, Burrow Museum Administrator. “Plus, the average high temperature for Munich in May is about 64 degrees, so it will be a great escape from the hot, humid weather in the South.”

The trip includes a guided tour of Rothenburg, Germany, a Bavarian dinner to sightseeing in Munich, a visit to the Neuschwanstein Castle, a dinner in the Swiss Alps, sightseeing in Lucerne and Heidelberg, and more.

Cost of the tour is $3,965 or $4,280 for those 30 and older. The cost of the trip includes roundtrip airfare, accommodations, on-tour transportation, regional meals, full-time tour director, expert local guides, guided sightseeing and admission to attractions include in the itinerary.

Two optional excursions are offered. One is offered on day five of the trip, with a full-day excursion by train to Salzburg. The second is a two-day extension of the trip that includes a Rhine River cruise, tour of the Cologne Cathedral and a group dinner.

For more information about the trip, contact Kristen Holmes at 256-352-8118 or kristen.holmes@wallacestate.edu, or visit www.wallacestate.edu/abroad to see the full itinerary and to make reservations.


Group tour planned to Discover Washington, D.C.

The Wallace State Community College Alumni Association is now taking reservations for a June 2018 group tour of the nation’s capital. The “Discover Washington, D.C Tour” is scheduled for June 7-12, 2018, and includes visits to the U.S. Capitol Building, war memorials, the Smithsonian, Arlington National Cemetery, Ford’s Theatre and more.

“This tour will cover a lot of territory and you will walk away with a lot of wonderful memories and photos to share with family and friends,” said LaDonna Allen, Alumni Association Coordinator. “You’ll have guided tours with local experts and have the opportunity to explore on your own as well.”

The trip itinerary includes tours of the U.S. Capitol Building, World War II Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, Korean War Memorial, National Mall, White House Visitor Center, Smithsonian Institution (choose either National Air and Space Museum or the National Museum of American History), Arlington National Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Old Town Alexandria, Washington National Cathedral and Ford’s Theatre.

Included in the fee is roundtrip airfare and airport transfers from Wallace State to Birmingham airport, five-night accommodations at the Washington Marriot Georgetown, eight meals (5 breakfasts and three dinners), professional tour manager, and admission to all sites listed on the itinerary.

A fourth optional dinner is available. The DC Twilight Tour is $75 per person. Travel protection is also available at $250 per person.

Cost per person is $2,979 for single occupancy, $2,239 for double occupancy, and $2,299 for triple occupancy. Wallace State Alumni Association members receive a $100 discount per person through January 8.

For more information, contact LaDonna Allen at 256-352-8071 or ladonna.allen@wallacestate.edu. Register online at www.wsccalumni.org/dc18.