~Offer the Gift of Travel This Mother’s Day Focused on Fascinating Special Interests~
New York, N.Y., May 2, 2019 – Insight Vacations, the global leader in premium escorted journeys, is recognizing moms this Mother’s Day by offering Special Interest Journeys focused on springtime flowers, magnificent architecture, timeless art and lush landscapes. For the mom who wants to join fellow hobbyists, Insight Vacations will offer her the opportunity to explore Europe’s finest gardens, historic castles and houses.
“An Insight Vacations trip is the perfect Mother’s Day gift to splurge on for moms who want to check extraordinary travel experiences off their bucket list, such as attending the Chelsea Flower Show in London or visiting the most famous art museums in Europe” said Jon Grutzner, president of Insight Vacations. “Our Special Interest Journeys are tailor-made for moms who want to see specific destinations, attend festive events and immerse themselves into different cultures.”
As with all Insight Vacations trips, guests will travel in style in smaller groups for more personalized experiences and comfortable travel with extra leg room and Wi-Fi onboard their luxury coaches. Their hotels will be hand-picked, always in the best locations. Deliciously Authentic Dining won’t be missed, and guests will be guided by their highly-skilled Travel Director.
A sample of the itineraries offered on these seamless, magical Insight Experiences are available below:
For that special mom who loves to garden, this is an ideal Special Interest Journey taking her to explore the mecca of all flower shows, the Chelsea Flower Show. She will be delighted to take in the magnificent floral displays, model gardens and more before enjoying an evening with Deliciously Authentic Dining on the scenic Thames River Dinner Cruise. As an Insight Experience, guests will also take part in the famous Aalsmeer Flower Auction in the Netherlands and visit a traditional Dutch windmill and the village of Volendam, known for its colorful wooden homes and the harbor lined with seafood vendors. In Bruges, clients will cruise along the canal and then visit the renowned Châteaux of the Loire Valley, beautiful Chenonceau Castle and the most magnificent Château de Chambord, before experiencing the glorious palace and gardens of Versailles – a dream for gardening lovers with around 800 hectares of land full of lush gardens landscaped in classic French style that took 40 years to complete. The trip concludes with the garden of Giverny that inspired many of Claude Monet’s masterpieces as he set out to create a garden full of perspectives, colors and symmetries. **$3,250 per person
(Departing May 24, 2019 and accepting pre-registration for 2020 departures)
An Art Lovers Taste of Europe – 15 days
This cultural journey visits some of the best art galleries and museums in Europe while enjoying the sights and tastes of a selection of Europe’s most loved cities. In Italy, mothers will be bewildered by the pristine Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and the works of Michelangelo, Botticelli and Raphael in the Uffizi Gallery—one of the oldest and most famous art museums in Europe. In Switzerland, they’ll admire the collection of Ernst and Hildy Beyeler at the Foundation Beyeler Museum, that houses over 300 pieces of art, and experience the magic of a horse drawn carriage ride in the Swiss countryside. For a totally different and unique perspective, your clients will explore the Louvre Museum at night, which features works admired across the globe such as the Mona Lisa, the Winged Victory of Samothrace, and the Venus de Milo. Along they way, guests can indulge in a wine tasting in Burgundy—known as the wine region of France. Towards the end of their trip, clients visit the Musee D’Órsay in Paris and admire famous masterpieces at the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. **$5,399 per person
(Departing Oct. 6 and accepting pre-registration for 2020 departures)