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Glorious Gardens and Chelsea Flower Show

Glorious Gardens and the Chelsea Flower Show

Enjoy the ultimate garden-theme cruise aboard Swan Hellenic's Minerva next spring...

Created in partnership with the Royal Horticultural Society, this unique itinerary has been designed to appeal to those with a passion for gardens and the nuances of horticulture. Setting sail from Portsmouth in May 2016, the 360-guest capacity Minerva will take you on a journey through the picturesque highlights of France, the Channel Islands and the Netherlands, with garden-themed shore excursions available in many of the ports of call.

Following a leisurely cruise down the Thames the itinerary will culimate in two overnight port stays in London, with FREE entry to the historic Chelsea Flower Show, before cruising back to Portsmouth for disembarkation.

Highlights include:

  • A visit to the gardens of impressionist painter Claude Monet in Giverny.
  • A day exploring the ancient walled city of St Malo, La Ville Intra-Muros.
  • A walk around the beautiful Victorian Walled Gardenin Guernsey's Saumarez Park.
  • Cruising down the Thames before a 2 night port stay in London
  • Entry to the Chelsea Flower Show

Glorious Gardens Itinerary:

Glorious Gardens Itinerary

14 May: Portsmouth | 15 May: Honfleur, France | 16 May: St Malo, France | 17 May: Day at sea | 18 May: Nantes, France | 19 May: Douarnenez, France | 20 May: St Peter Port, Guernsey | 21 May: Caen, France | 22 May: Day at sea | 23 May: Rotterdam, Netherlands | 24 May: London (Greenwich) | 25 May: London (Greenwich) | 26 May: London (Greenwich) | 27 May: Portsmouth

Book with us - you won't find lower fares anywhere else!

By booking this voyage with The Cruise Line you can take advantage of EXCLUSIVE low fares across all of the available cabin categories:

Inside Cabins from £2471pp • Outside Cabins from £3258pp • Balcony Cabins from £5967pp

These fares include:

  • 14 day cruise aboard Swan Hellenic's Minerva
  • 3 days' entry to the Chelsea Flower Show
  • Complimentary bottle of wine on arrival
  • All gratuities - onboard and ashore
  • A programme of shore excursions with complimentary transfers
  • Guest speaker talks from Christine Skelmersdale - Managing Director of Broadleigh Gardens
  • Port taxes

For more information regarding this very special theme cruise, please call one of our Cruise Experts on 0800 008 6677. Alternatively, you can send us an email (please include your name and contact details) or simply click the link below to make an online enquiry.