The Chelsea Flower Show is one of the most colorful events in the world, boasting vibrant horticultural displays as well as the newest plant species and emerging gardening trends. More than 150,000 visitors flock to London each May to witness the visual masterpieces, and Insight Vacations® just announced that their exclusive “ European Affair & the Chelsea Flower Show” itinerary is back by popular demand in 2016.
Botanists, horticulturalists and amateur gardeners alike will delight in this enchanting nine-day journey inspired by beauty. Guests start in London at the Chelsea Flower Show, exploring the courtyard, city, show and roof gardens while learning about the various strains of plants and flowers. They next venture through the breathtaking canals and cobbled streets of Amsterdam and Bruges. Lucky visitors will witness the glamour and grandeur of French royalty in Château country of the Loire Valley as well as the Giverny Gardens that inspired Monet. Three nights in Paris’ glittering “City of Lights” provide the perfect conclusion to this celebration of loveliness and magnificence.
“European Affair & the Chelsea Flower Show” is a special itinerary with limited seating departing May 27, 2016. Tickets to the show typically sell out months in advance, and this tour sold out quickly in both 2014 and 2015.
Insight Vacations is constantly enhancing their collection of Special Interest Tours that are not listed in the brochure, so be sure to check the website periodically for specials. Insight guests enjoy more intimate groups limited to just 40 passengers, the services of an experienced Tour Director, and expertly planned itineraries offering a range of Signature Experiences that provide a revealing look into the history, culture, and personality of each destination.
About Insight Vacations
For more than 35 years, Insight Vacations® has been designing the world’s finest escorted travel itineraries. Insight offers 113 journeys to more countries across Europe than any other operator and provides the same legendary service across North America, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Morocco, Egypt and Israel.
Insight guests enjoy The Art of Touring in Style® with business-class legroom aboard customized luxury coaches, intimate groups of just 40 travelers and the services of an experienced Tour Director who acts as “traveling concierge.” Each expertly planned itinerary includes a range of Signature Events for a unique and authentic look into the history and culture of each destination. Throughout their trip, guests will stay in handpicked hotels that are centrally or scenically located and have the perfect balance of guided and independent exploration.
About The TreadRight Foundation
Created as a joint initiative between The Travel Corporation’s family of brands, The TreadRight Foundation is a not-for-profit that works to help ensure the environment and communities we visit remain vibrant and preserved for generations to come. To date, TreadRight has supported more than 35 sustainable tourism projects worldwide. The foundation’s guiding principle is to encourage sustainable tourism development through conservation, leadership and support for communities.
TreadRight’s past project partners include WWF, Conservation International and The National Trust in the UK. Current initiatives include sponsoring the National Geographic Society’s inaugural “World Legacy Awards,” helping to combat wildlife crime with WildAid, and empowering individuals with the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise.
To learn more about past and current work at TreadRight, visit TreadRight.org.