Are you thinking green in the dark days of winter? If so, plan a verdant voyage with Vantage Travel to dreamy destinations such as the Swiss Alps, Persia, Holland, Cuba and more. Surround yourself with the magic of nature with enriching Vantage Travel journeys featuring unforgettable gardens, and take advantage of your chance to explore some of the most beautiful landscapes our world has to offer with guided tours and leisurely river cruises.
Magic of the Italian Lakes & the Swiss Alps — 2017
Take a guided tour to Isola Bella while on the Magic of the Italian Lakes & the Swiss Alps journey on a boat tour to the beautiful Borromean Islands in Lake Maggiore. While there, enjoy a guided visit to Isola Bella palace and gardens. Plus visit Lake Garda, where your hotel enjoys exquisite views of a lakeshore botanical garden.
Hidden Gems of the British Isles & Ireland — 2017
While on the Hidden Gems of the British Isles & Ireland journey, visit Abbey Gardens at Tresco, where you will see 20,000 species of lush, colorful plants from 80 countries.
Elegant Elbe — 2017
Visit the Garden Kingdom while on our Elegant Elbe river cruise. The Garden Kingdom of Dessau Worlitz is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, also known as the English Grounds of Wörlitz. The gardens are influenced by both The Enlightenment and the formal garden concept of the Baroque era, as well as the Stourhead Gardens and Ermenonville.
Essential Holland: Tulips in Spring — 2017
Are you a fan of tulips? The renowned Keukenhof Gardens won’t disappoint. On our Essential Holland: Tulips in Spring journey, see more than seven million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths in one of the world’s largest flower gardens. The Keukenhof Gardens are also known as the Garden of Europe.
Culinary Delights & Historic Treasures on the Seine — 2017
On our Culinary Delights & Historic Treasures on the Seine journey, not only can you taste the unique flavors of culinary dishes from Paris to Normandy and sip on cocktails expertly crafted during cocktail demonstrations, but you can also visit Claude Monet’s garden and studio at Giverny.
Cuba: The People & Culture — 2017
Tour the historic port city of Cienfuegos and visit Cienfuegos Botanical Garden while on our Cuba: The People & Culture journey. Cienfuegos Botanical Garden hosts a wide breadth of tropical plants, including several species unique to the island.
Splendors of Persia: Art & Culture in Iran — 2017
See three of the nine exquisite Persian gardens – Eram, Fin, and Chehel Sotoon – which are collectively registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on our Splendors of Persia: Art & Culture in Iran journey. Persian gardens are designed to symbolize Eden and the four Zoroastrian elements of sky, earth, water and plants.
America’s Great Lakes — 2018
Tour Windsor, Ontario, a historical city whimsically named the “City of Roses” for its plethora of lush gardens. Windsor is the southernmost city in Canada and has several parks and gardens along its waterfront. On our America’s Great Lakes journey, take in the magic of nature and its plush greenery.