Day Tour

FRANCE-Paradise Can Wait: Finding Peace in the Gardens of Normandy (8 Hours)

Albion Voyages - Normandy

Bayeux, France

Valid for Travel Now Through: 04 May 2019

FRANCE-Paradise Can Wait: Finding Peace in the Gardens of Normandy (8 Hours )

Bayeux, France

Tour Features

Experience(s)

  • Adventure
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Food & Wine
  • Sightseeing

Meals

Lunch

Recommended Ages

All Ages

Activity Level

Moderate

Description

Albion Voyages creation of this ultimate discovery of Normandy's exclusive garden properties fulfills every gardener's dream.

Tucked away in the gorgeous green landscapes are several of France's exceptional horticulture masterpieces. From the finest examples of using earth, stone, and greenery to transformed personal visions into havens of peace and perfection, each estate speaks to a soul of its own.

Guided by T. Kleingartner, born in California, he traded citrus trees for apple trees with his move to France 21 years ago. Parallel to his digital publishing career, Thomas developed a love of gardening. Enriching his passion with studies at the National School of Landscape Design at Versailles, his professional clients include France's leading garden magazine, "L'Art de Jardins".

Imagine your day, strolling through a small door leading to a magical 17th Century kingdom of clipped topiary and carved stone, floating between earth and sky as one of the gardens on the itinerary creates its own sense of place. Nearby, a great estate creates gorgeous interiors with endless vistas to seduce the rich and powerful in the 17th century. Visiting the Normand property of a great literary family, you will explore the vast maze of rooms each telling its own story for every gardening season. Also, you will enter the country home of France's leading studio photographer and his wife who lend their expert eye for sale and perfection plus an encyclopedic first-hand knowledge of hundreds of gardens around the world.

Your day will be highlight with an exclusive visit and a picnic lunch at the most famous Chateau in Normandy which is residence to one of America's top 10 wealthiest families. Later, in the afternoon, one of your garden hosts will invite you to raise a toast to the day's discoveries and taste a vintage selected especially for the occasion. Paradise Can Wait...you will find peace and perfection in the gardens of Normandy with this day tour.

About Us

Established in 1995, Albion is the specialist in a French Airport Shuttle and Private Excursion Services to and from Normandy and Brittany..

Adrienne Sion, originally from Bethesda, MD, owns and operates Albion with her French husband, Edouard. The company is managed with a dual culture philosophy integrating French expertise in logistics and American friendliness.

We invite you to contact us for suggestions on how to make your travels in France easy and enjoyable.

Insider Tip

In France, Albion serves ALL Airports and Train Stations in PARIS, NORMANDY, and BRITTANY.

Terms & Conditions

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By: Lala


Reviewed on: 05 Jun 2018

Ablion was fantastic! We were supplied with every detail we needed. When we had a glitch in our hotel, they stepped in and solved our problem immediately and created a fabulous experience at the new hotel! Adrienne even came to meet us before we left Bayeux. They were a great team and I would highly recommend them.
Travel Advisor:  Cheryl Taylor

Normandy

By: Dopey


Reviewed on: 06 Aug 2018

Normandy was both beautiful and historic.
Travel Advisor:  Susan Ward