When the spontaneity of nature is persuaded to embrace the order and symmetry of reason. Hidden behind high walls and iron gates, secret gardens of grand Renaissance villas to the essential family potager.....inviting, insightful and visually impacting.
 

TUSCAN GARDENS
5th to 17th May 2017
Gardens, both famous and hidden, classical
and modern, are the true heart of Tuscany.
Unlock the secrets of Italy's most beautiful
and celebrated region. A perfect combination
of walking, exploring, history & landscapes.

GARDENS OF PIEDMONT
24th May to 5th June 2017

The House of Savoy deployed their vast wealth 
& resources to embellish the palaces & gardens
of their realm, using some of Italy and Europe's
finest architects and artists.

VILLAS & GARDENS - Como & Maggiore
22nd to 28th Sep 2016 - Limited space
20th to 26th April &
21st to 27th Sept 2017
Among the loveliest and most romantic spots
on earth - the summer retreat of the wealthy,
aristocratic & intellectual since the time of Pliny.
Some of the finest gardens in Italy, glorious in 
design and range. Sublime mountain scenery,
the inspiration of Bellini and Stendhal.

VILLAS & GARDENS - Campagna Romana
17th to 22nd April 2017
From formal to frivolous in spectacular
settings Renaissance villas and gardens,
many accessible only by special arrangement.
Beguiling tufa hills & 'classical' compositions.

VERSAILLES - THE PALACE & GARDEN
20th to 23rd June 2016
Focused tour examining the most influential
of European palaces and related buildings.
A study not only of art, architecture and
gardens but also of history and statecraft.
Also available as a 4 day self-guided tour. 

GREAT GARDENS of NORTHERN FRANCE
29th June to 8th July 2016
Historical and contemporary
A selection of the finest gardens, from 
Renaissance to present day. Selected
visual impact, horticultural and
historical importance.
Unrushed: sixteen gardens in ten days.

GARDENS OF THE RIVIERA - Menton & Nice
23rd to 29th April 2017

Inspiring historic gardens in spectacular
settings, with exceptional growing conditions.
Includes visits to some gardens not normally
open to the public.

CHATEAUX & GARDENS - Loire

CASTLES, CAVES & GARDENS - Dordogne

THE LAVENDER PATHWAY - Provence




 

 


 


 

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