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8 – 25 MAY 2018

One grand holiday to see Europe’s finest gardens – tulips at Keukenhof, Monet’s exquisite Giverny, Sun King Louis’ grand Versailles, Sissinghurst and the Chelsea
Flower Show. It’s the best of the best!
Tuesday 8 May 2018
Sydney – Amsterdam

Your Ross Garden Tour leader, Libby Cameron will meet you at the departure gate at Sydney International Airport for the Emirates flight to Amsterdam.

Wednesday 9 May 2018
Amsterdam (B/D)

Check in for four nights at the luxurious Renaissance Hotel situated in the historic city centre. Its a glorious spot right on the canal so a canal cruise this afternoon might while away any jet lag. The afternoon is free then we’ll meet up for our welcome dinner.

Accommodation: Renaissance Hotel, Amsterdam

Thursday 10 May 2018
Keukenhof (B/L)

The world’s most beautiful flowering bulbs are planted here at Keukenhof. With carpets of flowering bulbs below with canopies of flowering cherries above, it’s a supreme experience. Don’t miss the flower-filled conservatories.

Accommodation: Renaissance Hotel, Amsterdam

Friday 11 May 2018
Aalsmeer Flower Auction (B/D)

Catch the action of the world’s largest flower auction at Aalsmeer! Hortus Bulborum is next, a treasury of antique bulbs faithfully maintained for the future. Most of them will be in full flower. From these old bulbs exciting new varieties have been bred.

Accommodation: Renaissance Hotel, Amsterdam

Saturday 12 May 2018
Het Loo Palace (B/D)

Het Loo Palace is known for the grandeur of its design in the French formal Style. Explore the gardens that breathe the atmosphere of their 17 century origin and the sumptuously furnished interiors of the palace. Special dinner tonight at De Kas restaurant in one of Amsterdam’s original greenhouses.

Accommodation: Renaissance Hotel, Amsterdam

Sunday 13 May 2018
Amsterdam – Paris (B/D)

We leave Amsterdam and Holland this morning for our journey across through Belgium into France to Paris. A lunch stop at Villers Bretonneux to visit the Australian National Memorial erected to commemorate all Australian soldiers who fought on the Somme during the First World War.
Continue to Paris to Hotel Sofitel Scribe in the heart of one of the most prestigious districts of the French capital. Dinner is included tonight in our hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel Scribe, Paris

Monday 14 May 2018
Versailles (B)

The grandest of them all today at Versailles. In 1660 Andre Le Notre flattened hills, filled in marshes, planted thousands of trees. It’s a sublime beaututiful garden that’s filled with extraordinary architectural detail. Don’t miss the hidden gardens like Bosquet du Dauphin and Bosquet de la Girandole.

Accommodation: Hotel Scribe, Paris

Tuesday 15 May 2018
Jardin Bagatelle(B)

Jardin Bagatelle this morning with formal rose garden where every type of rose is displayed on pillars, pergolas and swags.

Accommodation: Hotel Scribe, Paris

Wednesday 16 May 2018
Chateau Vaux le Vicomte(B)

Vaux le Vicomte was the first masterpiece of Andre le Notre. The chateau with outbuildings makes an exquisite ensemble with gardens sweeping to the horizon. The estate is enormous and we will ride in electric buggies to see it all.

Accommodation: Hotel Scribe, Paris

DAY 10
Thursday 17 May 2018
Monet’s Garden (B/L)

The garden and the paintings of Monet are a reflection of each other; the serenity of the Water Garden ringed with weeping willows. Then flower-packed gardens; bold, bright, exciting and profuse, just the way Monet liked them. We’ll be ready for lunch in the picturesque little town.

Accommodation: Hotel Scribe, Paris

DAY 11
Friday 18 May 2018
Paris – London (B)

Catch the Eurostar train into London. On our way to our hotel we’ll stop for lunch in Kew Gardens, then check in to The Royal Garden Hotel in the heart of Kensingtom.

Accommodation: Royal Garden Hotel, London

DAY 12
Saturday 19 May 2018
RHS Wisley (B)

Wisley is our destination this morning, HQ of the Royal Horticultural Siociety with a suite of gardens that will make your heart leap!

Accommodation: Royal Garden Hotel, London

DAY 13
Sunday 20 May 2018
West Green House (B/L)

Expat Marylyn Abbott’s West Green in Hampshire is a special treat . It pays homage to its 18th-century origins, yet Marylyn’s sense of fun is given plenty of room to play. Lunch in her new flower-filled conservatory will be memorable.

Accommodation: Royal Garden Hotel, London

DAY 14
Monday 21 May 2018
Sissinghurst Castle Garden(B)

A gardener’s pilgrimage today to Sissinghurst. You will love its beautiful balance, garden rooms and inspired planting We’ll climb the tower for a fabulous view and peep into Vita’s writing room. The standard of horticulture here is astonishing.

Accommodation: Royal Garden Hotel, London

DAY 15
Tuesday 22 May 2018
Chelsea Flower Show (B/D)

‘Opening Day’ at the Chelsea Flower Show, is reserved for VIPs and members of the Royal Horticultural Society only, but we have arranged tickets so that you can enjoy it without dealing with the crowds that flock on public days. Farewell dinner tonight in our hotel.

Accommodation: Royal Garden Hotel, London

DAY 16
Wednesday 23 May 2018
London – Home (B)

Those returning home today have a free day in London. We transfer to Heathrow late afternoon.

DAY 17
Thursday 24 May 2018
DAY 18
Friday 25 May 2018
Arrive Home

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  • Return airfare and taxes with Emirates Sydney/Amsterdam – London/Sydney
  • First-class train travel Paris to London with Eurostar
  • Air-conditioned motorcoach throughout tour
  • Deluxe accommodation in 5-star hotels for 14 nights
  • Breakfast daily (B), 4 lunches (L) and 4 dinners (D)
  • Guided tours of Amsterdam, Paris and London
  • Entrance fees to all gardens and sightseeing including Keukenhof Gardens, Aalsmeer Flower Market, Hortus Bulborum, Het Loo Palace, Australian National Memorial – Villers‑Bretonneux, Versailles, Jardin Bagatelle, Chateau Vaux le Vicomte, Monet’s Garden, Kew Gardens, RHS Wisley, Sissinghurst, West Green House, Chelsea Flower Show Opening Day.
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