Saturday 23 March 2019
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Gardens of Normandy and Les Journées des Plantes

Gardens of Normandy and Les Journées des Plantes

Normandy is one of the most fascinating regions of France, with diverse landscapes, a beautiful coastline, and a wide range of outstanding gardens to visit. Our 7 night tour takes in some of the most delightful public and private gardens and also features the Normandy Landing Beaches, the artists’ haven at Honfleur, and the classy Journées des Plantes flower show at the Chateau de Chantilly.  Highlights include:

 

  • A visit to the Normandy Landing Beaches
  • The flower-filled garden at the Chateau d’Harcourt and the beautifully landscaped Chateau de Bercy
  • Sweeping seascapes en route for the Christian Dior Garden followed by a tasting of homemade cider, calvados and apple jelly
  • A couple of fascinating visits on the way to the artist’s haven at Honfleur
  • Some of the delightful gardens in and around the coastal town of Varengeville
  • Heading for Paris, a Head Gardener led tour of Giverny, the former home of Claude Monet
  • A leisurely visit to the Journées des Plantes at the Chateau de Chantilly