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    September 9-19, 2014

    Gardens of France

    Gardens of Normandy with Paris

    Imagine days filled with vistas of the rolling French countryside, historic architecture, and exceptional horticulture. Then make this vision a reality by joining us for Gardens of Normandy with Paris. This very special tour to northwestern France will include visits to a variety of remarkable destinations, such as the famous gardens of Claude Monet at Giverny, the historic landmarks and dramatic coastline of Normandy, and of course, an abundance of wonderful gardens – both grand and intimate. In addition to experiencing many of the region’s exquisite gardens, you also will have the opportunity to meet the people behind them.

    This trip will conclude with a day in Paris to see the grand gardens of the Tuileries, originally created for Catherine de Medici in the 16th century and redesigned a century later by famous French landscape architect Le Notre for King Louis XIV. We also will visit Quai Branly Museum’s spectacular vertical garden designed by Patrick Blanc.

    View brochure here.