Italy is famous for its renaissance gardens, France for its Baroque gardens, England for its Romantic gardens, Japan for rock, water and tea gardens, and the United States for their Abstract Modern gardens. No one can say where the best twenty-first century gardens will be created.
Garden holidays are designed specially for those, who want to appreciate these artistic and unique peculiarities of numerous garden designs and peculiarities of many plants? growing and selecting.
A variety of garden holidays offers allow you to focus on what you really like best, whether it is a particular garden design or destination attractions. Note that garden holidays are designed not only to provide garden tours, but they also cover major local cultural and historic attractions and places of interest. If you select organized garden route tours, you will be also able to share your experience, impressions and passion for plants with companions, thinking the way you do.
Some destinations are distinguished as should be visited first. This is Madeira, a ?garden island? or Atlantic's ?floating garden? with numerous plants and flowers, found nowhere else on the planet. This is Italy's boasting intriguing and romantic Tuscan gardens that feature individual and harmonic designs, unique to Renaissance gardens - such as green theaters, giardino segreto, limonaia, water tricks and grottos, combined with fountains and statues.
North Wales, Great Britain, features some of the most picturesque gardens, set in wild and rugged Snowdonia. Many gardens in the area have distinctive designs and architectural elements. The garden of Portmeirion is a theatrical garden, settled in a steep cove and overlooking golden sands and the blue sea. The gardens of the Powys Castle make a sensation in September with the late flowering exotic plants and flowers.
The gardens of Provence and Riviera are real treasures for incredible garden holidays. In fact, France is a mix of majestic gardens and unique landscapes, historic and modern, created by designers, artists and sculptors. The Hanbury Gardens of La Mortola is one of Europe's great botanic gardens, set on a terraced hillside. Some properties are entirely new, but have already attracted the general attention of plant-loving public. These are Camp de Tende, a new, exciting garden, designed by Jean Mus Travel, and Val Joanis, a wonderful, tiered vegetable garden, surrounding a traditional farmstead.
Winter garden holidays make a difference from many other options. Compared to the bright colors and abundant flowering of summer plants, a winter garden has a subtle and sophisticated air. Winter garden holidays give a chance to celebrate the first tender blooms and soft foliage, to admire the first spiky grasses and sprawling shrubs and to feel a newly born flagrance. In general, winter gardening is less about plants, but more about the use of plants and garden designs. Hence, in a winter garden you will come across designs and artistic arrangements of flowers and plants in the way you will never see these in a summer outdoor garden.