See Ireland and England in Bloom with Insight Vacations
~ A Floral Odyssey to Visit the 2014 World Flower Show ~
Ireland and England are absolutely entrancing during the spring, boasting marvelous garden displays, brilliant sunshine and flocks of chirping birds. Insight Vacations invites guests to embark on an exclusive “floral odyssey” tour to the 2014 World Flower Show in Dublin. The premium 17-day Ireland & England in Bloom escorted journey is being offered one time only, departing on June 21, 2014. This unique itinerary is already receiving interest from keen gardeners and outdoor enthusiasts anxious to experience the most vivid and breathtaking floral arrangements Europe has to offer.
The spectacular flower show features incredible floral designs created by 600 artists from all 31 countries affiliated with the World Association of Flower Arrangers. In addition to the stunning floral presentations, guests are invited to attend lectures, garden tours, private and public cultural sites and to shop for keepsake gifts and mementos.
The visually-stimulating journey continues to some of the most picturesque and well-maintained gardens throughout England and Ireland. Some of the most delightful destinations are highlighted below.
Known as the Garden of Ireland, the Powerscourt House and Gardens in Wicklow features formal gardens, sweeping terraces, pristine lakes, hidden hollows, rambling sidewalks and more than 200 varieties of trees and shrubs.
The 98-acre Mount Stewart House and Gardens in Belfast reflects the region’s rich cultural history and is considered to be one of Northern Ireland’s most exciting and unforgettable gardens.
Garnish Island in Bantry Bay is a small and tranquil island garden. Despite its size, the island is a worldwide attraction for horticulturists and gardeners due to its legendary beauty.
The Lost Gardens of Heligan is known for its award-winning restoration. The luxuriant garden and estate is one of the most popular botanical gardens in the UK, with more than 200 acres to explore.
The trip ventures from Dublin to London, exploring numerous castles, estates and exhibitions along the way. Guests enjoy Insight Vacations’ Signature Experiences like an overnight stay in the majestic Ashford Castle, a delicious dinner cruise on the river Thames, and excursions along the Cotswolds and the Cornish coast.
The 17-day Ireland & England in Bloom begins in Dublin departs June 21, 2014 and is priced at $5,950 per person, land only, based on double occupancy.
This Insight vacation includes airport transfers, luxury coach transportation, premium hotel stays in the most desirable locations, incredible sightseeing, priority admissions, numerous included meals, small group sizes and the services of an expertly seasoned Tour Director.
For more information, please visit our website at www.insightvacations.com . For reservations, contact your favorite travel agent or call Insight Vacations at (888) 680-1241.
About Insight Vacations
Insight Vacations is proud to provide the most authentic and unique premium escorted tours and cruises to Europe, the Eastern Mediterranean, India, United States and Canada. Expert Tour Directors passionately help you tailor each trip to your interests, arrange exclusive access into the history and daily lives of the locals, and escort you to the most extraordinary destinations and monuments. With the perfect balance of guided experiences and independent exploration, Insight ensures you will experience every country like never before.
Enjoy the Art of Touring in Style with extended business-class legroom on Insight’s luxury coaches and relax and unwind in the finest properties. Insight offers nearly 60 spectacular Signature Hotels, including beautiful châteaus and manor houses set in breathtaking locations. Our Signature Experiences vividly capture the imagination of travelers, whether olive oil tasting in Provence or observing sheepdog training in the Scottish highlands. With hundreds of dollars of included meals, sightseeing experiences, and unexpected flourishes, you will be astounded by the value of an Insight Vacation. CST No. 20687545-20.
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