European Affair with Chelsea Flower Show (Summer 2019)

Tour Type: Special Interest Trip
Brochure Type: Special Interest Trips

The Chelsea flower show collection is a selection of escorted journeys featuring the Chelsea flowers show departing May 2019.

Authentic Dining
  • Dining Summery: 8 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners
Insight Experiences
  • Explore the famous Chelsea Flower Show
  • London - Thames River Dinner Cruise
  • Experience the famous Aalsmeer Flower Auction
  • Visit a typical Dutch windmill & village of Volendam
  • Enjoy a relaxing canal cruise in Bruges
  • Visit two famous Chateaux of the Loire Valley
  • Experience the magnificent palace and gardens of Versailles
  • Visit Monet's garden in Giverney
Included Insight Services
  • Accommodation in premium accommodation in the best locations
  • Escorted by an expert Travel Director throughout
  • Business class legroom onboard your 40 seater luxury air conditioned coach
  • Included airport transfer service on first and last day of trip (selected times)
  • Hotel and restaurant tips included
  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).

Call (336) 992-2828 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14019710

Tour Operator
Insight Vacations
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2018
Duration
9 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1LondonArrive London: Welcome to London! On arrival you are transferred to your hotel where the rest of the day is at leisure to relax or explore London. This evening join your Travel Director for a Welcome Drink and debriefing at the hotel.
Amba Marble Arch, London
Day 2LondonChelsea Flower Show: Enjoy a full day to experience the famous Chelsea Flower Show - the 'mecca' of all garden shows. A transfer in the morning takes you to the famous show! The Chelsea Flower Show will bring together the very best show gardens, flowers and gardening from around the world. You will see magnificent floral displays, model gardens, English garden tools and a host of garden structures and artifacts. This afternoon a transfer back to your hotel is provided. This evening we dine on a spectacular Thames River Dinner Cruise. (Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Amba Marble Arch, London
Day 3AmsterdamLondon - Amsterdam: Cross to Dover for the channel crossing to Calais, and transfer to Amsterdam. On the way enjoy an orientation past the Mint Tower; floating Flower Market and Royal Palace in Dam Square. (Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Westcord Fashion Hotel Amsterdam
Day 4AmsterdamAmsterdam: Start your day at the famous Aalsmeer Flower Auction, the world's largest flower auction, where you experience the bustle of the auction floor, and witness the incredible number of flowers sold every day. Later visit a typical Dutch windmill and the picturesque village of Volendam. Volendam is renowned for its wooden houses, traditional fishing boats and old harbour. (Breakfast)
Westcord Fashion Hotel Amsterdam
Day 5BrugesAmsterdam - Bruges: Continue to medieval Bruges in Belgium. Stroll along the cobbled streets lined with high gabled houses from the Golden Age of the 16th century. Visit the market square dominated by the 272ft Belfry of the Market Hall. Then explore Burg Square with its ornate Gothic town hall and glorious frescoes on the walls of the Holy Blood Chapel. Afterwards enjoy a relaxing canal cruise before dinner at a local restaurant. (Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Hotel De Tuilerieen
Day 6ParisBruges - Paris: Depart Bruges for glittering Paris. Sightseeing with a Local Expert takes you by the Ile de la Cite to see Notre Dame Cathedral with its famous tale of Quasimodo. Then around the imposing facades of the Louvre and Garnier's Opera House. See the obelisk in the Place de la Concorde and drive along the Champs Elysees to the Arc de Triomphe. Next, survey the city from the heights of the Eiffel Tower, built for the World's Exhibition of 1889. The rest of the day is free to enjoy at your leisure. You could stop at the sidewalk cafes lining the Seine for pastries, view the priceless masterpieces at the Louvre, or hit the designer shops (Breakfast)
Hotel Rochester Champs Elysees
Day 7ParisLoire Valley Excursion: Take a day trip from Paris to visit two of the most famous Chateaux of the Loire Valley: beautiful Chenonceau Castle, and, perhaps most magnificent of them all, the Chateau de Chambord. You'll witness the glamour and grandeur of French royalty and aristocracy, and gain insights into 'castle life' in these Renaissance riverside castles. (Breakfast)
Hotel Rochester Champs Elysees
Day 8ParisVersailles and Giverny: Taking in two of Europe's most celebrated gardens; we have a full day to explore Versailles and Giverny. France's royal history is revealed at King Louis XIV's majestic palace of Versailles which, along with its magnificent garden, became the quintessential model for palaces in Europe. Visiting the luxurious Grand Apartments, the chandelier-lit Hall of Mirrors and the Chapel of Versailles, you get a glimpse into the lives of 17th century French nobility. Then we head to Giverny to view the gardens that inspired many of Impressionist Claude Monet's most famous masterpieces, seeing the Japanese Bridge which crosses the illustrious water-lily pond - as painted in Monet's magnum opus 'Nympheas'. Back in Paris, the rest of the day is at leisure. (Breakfast)
Hotel Rochester Champs Elysees
Day 9ParisFarewell Paris: Your memorable journey comes to an end as you bid your Travel Director farewell. Transfers arrive at Charles De Gaulle Airport today at 08:30, 11:30 & 18:00. (Breakfast)
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
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