Gardens of Grandeur: Châteaux
and Gardens of the Loire Valley and Versailles  

With AHS Host Laura Dowling
June 1 to 10, 2024  

Gardens of Versailles

A once-in-a-lifetime exploration of the Loire Valley and Versailles, featuring the awe-inspiring gardens of royal châteaux including Chenonceau, Villandry, and Chambord. We’ll delight in the hidden gems of private gardens, accompanied by their passionate owners, and immerse ourselves in the grandeur of Château du Lude’s Fête des Jardiniers, with Versailles as the magnificent grand finale.

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Program Highlights:

  • Attend the annual Fête des Jardiniers in the splendid gardens of Château du Lude
  • Visit legendary Villandry, famous for its Renaissance style potager of ornamental cultivars
  • Visit Château de Chenonçeau, the stunning castle and gardens of Diane de Poitiers and Catherine de Medici
  • See the unique contemporary show gardens of the International Garden Festival at the Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire
  • The Palace of Versailles will provide ‘la grande finale’