Holiday Overview 2015

2015HEADINGOSTOURS

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Tallinn 96'BEST OF ITALY' 6th April to 24th April 2015

3 weeks enjoying private gardens and homes, glorious scenery, great food and wine, "off the beaten track" country areas and villages and the 'must see' sights and history of the best of Italy. It is the height of spring, the wildflowers, gardens and countryside are lush with bloom. We are before the holiday season so things are not too crowded, and the weather balmy. 

'Add on' Holidays available either side of this tour.

'Add on' ROME - Start with 2 days in the City of Rome, prior to the 'Best of Italy' holiday.

'Add on' VENICE  - Finish with 4 days sight seeing in Venice, after the 'Best of Italy holiday.

'Add on' BORDEAUX' - Continue on with us for another night and 2 days exploring Bordeaux, in France.

A full itinerary of our 2008 tour is available to read. Seats are now being reserved with fully refundable deposits.

   Haute Provence 18A'TUSCANY & FRANCE WITH 'THE LOT' 30th April to 19th May 2015

We all know France has the lot, but it also has "The Lot", a rarely explored region in the southwest. Full of picturesque stone villages, medieval market towns, some stunning gardens and dramatic scenery. A 3 week holiday beginning at Bordeaux in France and specially designed for our regular travellers who have perhaps previously travelled there but who can't get enough of Tuscany & France.

'Add on' Holidays available either side of this tour.

 'Add on' VENICE - Start with 4 days sight seeing in Venice from 24th April 2015, then fly to Bordeaux, in France. 

'Add on' BORDEAUX - Continue on with us for another night and 2 days exploring Bordeaux, prior to beginning the 'Tuscany & France' holiday.

'Add on' CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW - Finish with a memorable day out to the internationally known Chelsea Garden & Flower Show, after the 'Tuscany & France' holiday.

A full itinerary of our 2013 tour is available to read. Seats are now being reserved with fully refundable deposits.

CORNWALL 2014 PIC'GARDENS OF CORNWALL & THE WEST COUNTRY' 22nd May to 9th June 2015

A new tour to enjoy spring in England's Cornwall and West Country. This is a beautiful land of dramatic coasts; gorgeous unspoilt countryside; tiny lanes & villages; of myths and legends; grand private gardens and stately estates, including Highgrove. Our visit is timed to catch the gardens in full spring bloom and the blue-bell woods a sea of blue.

'Add on' Extra days before this holiday.

'Add on' Chelsea Flower Show - Start with a memorable day out to the internationally known Chelsea Garden & Flower show, prior to beginning the 'Cornwall & West Country' holiday. 

A full itinerary of our 2014 tour is available to read. Seats are now being reserved with fully refundable deposits.

GRAND CANYON 3

'THE GRAND CANYON & YOSEMITE' 30th Sept to 7th Oct 2015

Prior to Southern Belles & Mississippi tour, you can come with us to explore the great natural wonders of America's west.This is an 8 day pre-tour "add on" that takes us exploring from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park, Sequoia National Park, Death Valley and the Grand Canyon. We then fly from Phoenix Arizona to Washington DC to commence 'Southern Belles' Holiday.

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S BELLE

'SOUTHERN BELLES' 8th to 23rd October 2015

A 16 day holiday that takes us through private homes and gardens as well as the key sights; the 'OldConfederate South; and the original American colonies.  The holiday in also timed to catch the Fall autumn foliage in the Appalachian Mountains.  Our holiday also includes one of the most beautiful road journeys in the world - the Grand Ridge Parkway through the Blue Ridge Mountains at Fall foliage time. We conclude with a 4 night stay in a beautiful Charleston to participate in the Charleston Festival of Historics Homes and Gardens.  We have specially timed the holiday to catch this unique opportunity, As well as the Fall foliage.
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MISSISSPPI AMERICAN QUEEN smallCRUISE THE MIGHTY 'MISSISSIPPI RIVER' 23rd Oct to 2nd Nov 2015

This 11 day third component of the America holiday takes us to St. Louis to see the Outstanding Missouri Botanical garden (rated as one of the top 3 in the world) and also to join our 8 day cruise down the Mississippi River system on a luxury river boat from St. Louis to New Orleans; We conclude with a stay in New Orleans during the colourful Halloween Festival and stroll with our hosts in some of America's most beautiful private gardens.  We enjoy the immense history of the first American colonies, visit some of the world's richest gallery and museum collections and soak in the atmosphere of the traditional south as if Scarlett O'Hara has just stepped out of 'Gone with the Wind'.
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JAPAN 6

'GARDENS OF JAPAN IN THE FALL' Nov 2015

Our Japanese holiday takes us first to Kyoto, ancient town and home to some of Japan's most treasured and beautiful gardens, when they are ablaze in Fall foliage. But we also visit nature in some beautiful National Parks, take a river cruise through forests and history, enjoy the traditional way of life on islands of breathtaking beauty, and absorb an ancient culture in historic towns. We also take in the "Must See" sights of Mt. Fuji, beautiful coast and islands, as well as enjoy shopping and entertainment in Tokyo.

Seats are now being reserved with fully refundable deposits.