08 – 13 June 2020
Our tour to Paris in June is well timed to see the gardens at their best. We combine a number of them in the capital with fascinating gardens of châteaux in the surrounding countryside, adding elements of the influence of modern designers such as Patrick Blanc – renowned for his vertical garden – and Gilles Clément’s prairie-style designs. Roses will be a feature, notably the exuberant and profuse displays at Jardins de Bagatelle.
We stay in a charming, small hotel in the 7ème district near the Eiffel Tower and the River Seine. We enjoy dinner in the rooftop restaurant of the Musée du Quai de Branly – and hopefully the sunset will be perfect.
Travelling by Eurostar from St Pancras is a relaxed way to arrive in Paris; we use a minibus for all our visits and transfers.
The climate in June will be warm and summery but with a possibility of showers. Layered clothing is recommended, with a waterproof jacket in case of a shower, and good shoes. Smart casual for the evening.
Meals included are shown as B (breakfast), L (lunch) and D (dinner). Guests often meet for drinks before dinner (optional).
Wifi is available in the hotel.
Good walking ability for a minimum of two hours visiting gardens.