Go Ahead Tours Announces New Itinerary Featuring the Floriade World Horticultural Expo

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New garden tour highlights the once-a-decade flower show in Holland in 2012.

Floriade World Horticulture Show Tour Package

Floriade World Horticulture Show

Floriade World Horticulture Show, a once-a-decade celebration of botany, agriculture, music, dance and culture held in the small Dutch town of Venlo.

Due to the success of past garden tours, Go Ahead is continuing the garden tour tradition with Amsterdam, Luxembourg & Brussels with Floriade World Horticulture Show, a once-a-decade celebration of botany, agriculture, music, dance and culture held in the small Dutch town of Venlo. In May 2009, Go Ahead Tours unveiled its first flower and garden tour of Amsterdam & the Keukenhof Gardens, an itinerary designed to celebrate the tulips of Holland at the world’s largest garden. This flower tour was an immediate success, so a year later, Go Ahead introduced London, Paris & the Chelsea Flower Show.

Floriade is a unique festival covering more than 100 acres of rolling Dutch fields and forests. Convened just once every ten years, Floriade showcases advancements in relaxation, education and sustainability alongside the eclectic shows held on the World Show Stage. A total of 900 performances are scheduled during the festival’s seven-month run, and each day promises a new way to discover the beauty of Holland’s blooms.

According to Lynne Sarao, Go Ahead’s director of marketing, "Our travelers continue to express a desire to immerse themselves in cultural experiences such as festivals and local events. Our garden tours of Keukenhof have been some of our traverlers’ favorite vacations, and following the success of our Chelsea Flower Show departure last year, we decided that Floriade’s once-every-ten-years schedule was an experience our customers would want to be a part of.”

Full itineraries on all Go Ahead’s tours can be found at http://www.goaheadtours.com; here are included tour highlights from this new flower and garden tour:

Amsterdam, Luxembourg & Brussels with Floriade World Horticultural Show
10 days from $2,959 including airfare; departs May 11, 2012

  • Entrance to the Floriade World Horticultural Expo
  • Sightseeing tours of Amsterdam, Maastricht, Luxembourg and Brussels
  • A visit to the Anne Frank House and a canal cruise through Amsterdam

Established in 1990, Go Ahead Tours (http://www.goaheadtours.com) offers over 75 high-quality escorted tours around the world to travelers—both seasoned and new—who are looking to learn more about the world and themselves. Committed to breaking down barriers of culture and geography, Go Ahead provides customers with superior quality, exceptional value and an unsurpassed Best Price Guarantee; that is, if you find the same tour for less, Go Ahead will match the price. Go Ahead’s parent company, EF Education First, was founded in 1965 and is the world’s largest private educational travel company.

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