• Price: Guide price from £269
  • Leaving on: 23/03/2017
  • Arriving back on: 31/03/2017
  • Location: The, Netherlands
This tour is by coach only.

Three day educational tour to the Netherlands for floristry students to benefit from a range of valuable first hand experiences. Pre-high season dates in March are between 23rd and 31st.

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. You will then go on to Van den Berg Greenhouse, where you will enjoy a floral demonstration packed with creative ideas by international florist, Astrid van den Berg. After a light lunch, Astrid will conduct a two and a half hour workshop for the group and, later, there will be an opportunity to buy from Astrid’s many delightful treasures.  

 

A visit to Keukenhof will offer you the opportunity to view some of 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 south of The Hague, to experience a large scale growing environment.

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/£303 pp in a twin/single based on 40 passengers
£285/£319 pp in a twin/single based on 35 passengers
£305/£339 pp in a twin/single based on 30 passengers
£325/£359 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 FloraHolland plant and flower auction
  • Demonstration and 2.5 hour workshop with Astrid van den Berg at Van den Berg Greenhouse, including a certificate, lunch and refreshments
  • Entrance to Keukenhof
  • Visit to a specialist flower grower
  • Services of an ECT tour manager 
  • Executive coach travel
  • Channel crossing