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Country Travel Discoveries 2021-2022

Country Travel Discoveries 2022

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DAYS 1-2—WILLKOMMEN!/RHINE RIVER After an overnight flight from Chicago, we arrive at Frankfurt Airport where we'll meet our English speaking guide and be taken by deluxe motorcoach toward the town of Hilden. Enroute, relax with a "welcome to Germany" Rhine River cruise that passes beautiful landscapes, small villages, and the famous Loreley Rock. Tonight, we're treated to a welcome dinner at our hotel for the next two nights in the suburbs of Dusseldorf. D DAY 3—PETER JANKE/LANDSCAPE PARK First up is the HORTVS Peter Janke's Garden, where you will be greeted by ancient oaks and beech trees that shield the woodland garden with an alley of formally planted Mediterranean cypresses that guides the way to the house. In the afternoon and early evening, we will spend time at the famous Landscape Park, one of the most popular natural and cultural landscapes in the north Rhineland. Since 1994 the nature, industrial heritage, and a fascinating spectacle of light have combined to form a park landscape unlike any other in the world. B, D DAY 4—MAXIMILIANPARK Travel to the town of Hamm after a full breakfast at our hotel to visit the world- renowned Maximilianpark, created by internationally acclaimed Piet Oudolf. Known as the "Rockstar" among garden architects, Piet Oudolf has an impressive knowledge of plants with a reputation that is based on his remarkable sense of composition and artistic sensitivity. We enjoy dinner at our Hotel Alte Mark in the town of Hamm. B, D DAY 5—WATER CASTLES En route to the Netherlands, we will stop in a couple of the legendary Westphalian September 1-12, 2022 12 DAYS • 20 MEALS 12 DAYS • 20 MEALS Floriade 2022…and more! Once every 10 years the gates open to Floriade Travel with Oblrich Botanical Gardens Horticulturalist Jeff Epping to the World Famous Floriade, held once every ten years in the country renown for flowers, plants, vegetables, fruit and scents—The Netherlands. Floriade Expo 2022 celebrates the theme "Growing Green Cities" with 40 inspiring country presentations, a spectacular greenhouse complex, colorful displays, horticultural experts and more! Be welcomed on a Rhine River Cruise, explore renown gardens, experience German and Dutch culture, taste European recipes, and stay in charming hotels. NEW TOUR NEW TOUR DISCOVERY EVENT DISCOVERY EVENT Experts share favorite planting techniques CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE 4 HORTVS (Latin for garden) Peter Janke's Garden will greet us on Day 3 855-744-TRIP (8747) | 75 DISCOVERY EVENTS | FLORIADE 2022...AND MORE!

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