Fleuramour 2019 Alden Biesen - by air
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Meaning ‘Passion for Flowers’, Fleuramour is one of Europe’s most prestigious floral events and has been a highlight of the ECT tour calendar for many years. Set in the historic grounds of the National Commandery at Alden Biesen in Bilzen, Belgium and hosted by Rekad, publishers of Fleur Créatif magazine, the show takes place every September, attracting exhibitors and visitors from all over the world.
2018's theme was Urban Roots and one of the highlights was Belgian florist Tom de Houwer's masterful creation in the Courtyard of Honour. It was nothing short of miraculous - a breathtaking shape, vibrant colours, delicious floral scents and music inspired by nature.
Around 100 other internationally renowned designers also exhibited, turning the rooms and grounds of this 16th century castle into a dreamy floral sanctuary. French stars Frédéric Dupré and Martine Soulier, Spain's sensational Carles Fontanillas, founder of Floos a Crafter's Secret, and leading Belgian creative Moniek Vanden Berghe. All their designs added to what was one of the most successful and awe-inspiring Fleuramour events.
Fleuramour is more than a beautiful and inspiring flower show, it is also a place to learn. Fleuramour is bursting with demonstrations and workshops where visitors can pick up tips from some of the world’s best floral designers.
Our tour includes return flights (with hold luggage), all transfers, entrance to the show with a full day and morning to enjoy the exhibits. We are arranging a special demonstration with one of the exhibitors accompanied by a glass of fizz.
We also offer a coach programme. Click here for more details
Thomas Bloemen is an award-winning garden centre set in an striking steel and glass building in Hasselt. Offering an extensive array of flowers, plants and homeware, it's the ideal place to pick up gifts for friends, family and yourself before you leave.
Depart from your regional airport and transfer to Holiday Inn in Hasselt.
Coach transfer to Alden Biesen, full day at Fleuramour event
Glass of fizzy and demonstration
After breakfast, transfer to Fleuramour event for second, morning visit - depart midday
Visit to Thomas Bloemen, award-winning flower, plant and homeware store in Hasselt
Transfer to the airport for your return flight home.
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All flights are with Brussels Airlines
- 1 x 23kg max hold luggage
- 1 x 12kg max hand luggage
- one small accessory
- seat selection
From London Heathrow
Heathrow - Brussels | 11:05 - 13:15 | SN2094
Brussels - Heathrow | 16:50 - 17:05 l SN2095
Manchester - Brussels | 10:05 - 12:25 | SN2174
Brussels - Manchester | 16:45 - 17:00 | SN2177
Birmingham - Brussels l 10:20-12:30 l SN2038
Birmigham- Manchester l 17:05-17:15 l SN2047
Stay at the 4* Holiday Inn, Hasselt
The 4* Holiday Inn, Hasselt
Holiday Inn Hasselt places you close to the city's central bars and restaurants.
Around the corner from the hotel, Modemuseum Hasselt traces the history of fashion with collections from the 18th century to the present. Five minutes away, the Jenevermuseum examines jenever, Belgium's juniper-flavoured national liquor. Stroll past cherry trees and koi ponds in the Japanese Garden, 20 minutes' walk from the hotel. Opposite the park, the Ethias Arena and Grenslandhallen host international concert and event programmes.
Enjoy city or canal views from the stylish guestrooms of this welcoming hotel. Start your day with a buffet breakfast in the hotel's modern Brasserie De Boulevard, and enjoy traditional Belgian cuisine or Starbucks coffee. Unwind with a mini gym workout, a swim in the heated indoor pool or a sauna session before meeting friends for drinks at the bar.
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Booking now Open for 2019
£575pp single room supplement £120
London Heathrow Departure:
£550pp single room supplement £120
£570pp single room supplement £120
- One day & one morning entrance to Fleuramour with coach transfers
- Two nights' bed and breakfast in 4* Holiday Inn hotel
- Floral demonstration with exhibitor, enjoyed with a glass of fizz
- Visit to Thomas Bloemen
- Brussels Airlines return flight
- 23kg hold luggage + 12kg hand luggage
- Entrance to Fleuramour show, with one full day and morning visits
- Return airport transfers Brussels/Hasselt
- Travel disruption insurance