Guidepost have unique tour itineraries through Europe, England and Ireland that will add beauty to your holiday. Why not include a visit to the Chelsea Flower Show or Hampton Court, the tulip fields of the Netherlands or the many stately homes and castles.
Special Garden & Gourmet Tours in Europe and the UK
Join the Best of the Best: the Highlights of Europe in Spring and be at the 100th Chelsea Flower Show opening day, one of the most prestigious events in the horticultural calendar. Entrance fees to all gardens and sightseeing include Het Loo, Keukenhof, Aalsmeer Flower Market, Monet's Giverney, Versailles and Potager du Roi, Domaine Saint Jean de Beauregard, Sissinghurst and West Green Garden. For more information contact Guidepost Tours. (GPT-RGT13)
Spend 8 relaxing days cruising aboard a luxury river ship, touring Holland and Belgium in the spring when the magnificent tulips are in flower. Some highlights include theKeukenhof Gardens with lakes, sculpted gardens, greenhouses and tulips, Volendam tour and excursion to Edam plus much more. Contact Guidepost Garden Tours for dates and prices. (Bot)
10 days from London in a small group with botanical guide. Discover wonderful iconic Gardens, castles and beautiful English and Welsh countryside in spring. Following Kew Gardens, Great Dixter and Chelsea Flower Show, BOTANICA WORLD DISCOVERIES take you to other highlights including Bodnant Gardens, Portmeirion, Aberglasney Gardens and Waddesdon Manor. Contact Guidepost Garden Tours for details other journeys that will connect with this itinerary. (Bot) Dates: 21 May 2013 & 20 May 2014:
Be at the Chelsea Flower Show Opening Day for the 100th anniversary. Special tickets have been organised on RHS Members Day to avoid crowded public days! This tour includes entrance to Kew Gardens, RHS Wisley, West Green Garden, Hampton Court Palace gardens, Hatfield House, Coughton Court, Blenheim Palace and Gardens, Hidcote Manor Gardens, Savill Garden and Sissinghurst. For more information contact Guidepost Tours. (GPT-RGT13)
One Hundred Years of the Chelsea Flower Show tour includes some of England's most iconic gardens, a day at the Chelsea Flower Show and an exploration into the homes and gardens of London, Kent and Hampshire. While the Hampton Court Flower Show tour will include Garden Wisley, Hever Castle, Sissington Castle Gardens and Hampton Court Flower Show. Contact Guidepost Tours for more information. (BRT)
8 day small group tour. Explore ancient castles and manor houses. Visit Hampton Court Flower Show and your iconic English gardens with herbacious borders at their most magnificent. A very special itinerary that will be the highlight of your European Holiday. Contact Guidepost Garden Tours for details and reservations.(Bot) Tour Dates: 3 July 2013 & 2 July 2014:
On this 11-day tour visit gardens at Abbey House, Blenheim Palace, Great Dixter, Hidcote Manor, West Green House, RHS Wisley, Sissinghurst, Stourhead and Sudeley Castle with the highlight of the tour the Chelsea Flower Show. Contact Guidepost Tours for more information. (Elite)
11 days on an exclusive small ship. History, gardens, castles, birdlife and stunning scenery all combine with personalised small ship cruising and the adventure of zodiac crossing, allowing you a unique opportunity to explore the coastline of Scotland, Ireland, Wales and the British Isles where larger ships can't go. Contact Guidepost Tours for reservations. (Bot) Dates: 24 May 2013 (2014 to be confirmed)
5 days travelling in a small group with a Botanical Guide. Explore the stunning Loire Valley with its beautiful chateaux and diverse gardens, plus attend the stimulating Chaumont-sur-Loire Garden Festival in spring. Contact Guidepost Tours. (Bot)
The Classic Gardens of France tour will visit Paris, Provence and Cote D'Azur and an exceptional selection of gardens. The tour is relaxed with 4 night stays, morning excursions and most afternoons free. Enjoy scenic excursions to towns such as Nimes, Arles, St Remy, Les Baux and St Jean Cap Ferrat with guided tours of Giverny, Avignon and Aix-en-Provence. For more information contact Guidepost Tours. (GPT-RGT13)
16, 10 or 9 day options - Discover the highlights of France and Italy in spring, taking in romantic Paris and the Loire Valley, the countryside of Provence and Tuscany, quaint fishing villages and grand European gardens. Highlights include Monet's Garden and Chateaux Chenonceaux, Le Cinque Terre villages, Sorrento, Ischia and La Mortella Garden. Contact Guidepost Garden Tours. (Bot)
10 days in a small group with a Botanical Guide. Discover the pristine lakes, Romanesque architecture, villas and gardens of the Italian Lakes District, before crossing into Croatia and travelling the beautiful Dalmatian Coast to Dubrovnik. Guidepost Garden Tours (Bot)
5 days travelling in a small group. Visit some of England's most stunning private gardens and explore the famous Chelsea Flower Show. Contact Guidepost Tours for details and reservations. (Bot) Dates: 20 May 2013 & 19 May 2014.