• Price: Guide price from £269
  • Leaving on: 01/04/2017
  • Arriving back on: 21/05/2017
  • Location: The, Netherlands

Three day educational tour to the Netherlands for floristry students to benefit from a range of valuable first hand experiences.  You can choose your tour dates between 1 April and 21 May 2017.

Starting in the heart of the international  flower trade, you will experience first hand the hub of the largest of the Dutch flower and plant auctions at FloraHolland. Visiting Dillewijn Zwapak (Formally known as Basics & Trends), a floral accessories wholesaler, offers you the chance to see and buy the latest trends, often yet to reach the UK.  

 

This tour takes you to Van den Berg Greenhouse, where you will enjoy a floral demonstration packed with creative ideas by international florist, Astrid van den Berg.   You will have an opportunity to buy from  Astrid’s many delightful treasures.  A visit to Keukenhof will offer you the opportunity to view the eighty acres of parkland that are  open for eight weeks each year to showcase the impressive planting of over seven  million spring flowering bulbs.  Also included, is a visit to one of a specialist Lisanthias, Rose or Orchid grower.

 

Day One:

Travel by executive coach from your local pick up point to your accommodation in the Netherlands, arriving early evening. 

Day Two:

Early breakfast before visiting the heart of the plant & flower industry to view a live auction at Royal FloraHolland, followed by a visit to Van den Berg Greenhouse, where you will enjoy a floral demonstration and two and half hour workshop by Astrid Van den Berg.  The afternoon will take you to Keukenhof to see the well-known bulbfields.

Day Three:

A specialist grower visit (choice to be made at the time of booking your group) before continuing your homeward journey. 


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Tour price per person

£269/£347 pp in a twin/single based on 40 passengers
£285/£363 pp in a twin/single based on 35 passengers
£305/£383 pp in a twin/single based on 30 passengers
£325/£403 pp in a twin/single based on 25 passengers

Guide prices - ask us for a fixed quote based on your travel dates and hotel accommodation.

Tour Includes

  • Two nights’ B&B in 3 or 4 star accommodation
  • Royal FloralHolland plant and flower auction
  • Visit to Dillewijn Zwapak (Formally known as Basics & Trends) wholesalers
  • Visit & demonstration at Van den Berg Greenhouse
  • Entrance to Keukenhof
  • Visit to a specialist flower grower
  • ECT Tour Manager 
  • Executive coach travel
  • Channel crossing