Festival of Flowers Cruise on Cunard
Who says Road Trips Gardeners shouldn’t take cruises? Certainly not Cunard, which will stage its first-ever Festival of Flowers voyage this summer on the Queen Victoria. Promised are explorations of gardens and floral landscapes on the Canary Islands and Madeira.
This tailored voyage, taking June 8 through 22, 2017, will visit six floral destinations, including La Palma, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Lisbon, as well as an overnight stay in the floral paradise of Madeira, an island renowned for its endemic fauna, flora and UNESCO World Heritage site-classified landscape.
Floral designer Jenny Tobin will be the on-board expert. Additional speakers on the voyage include Gay Search, one of England’s best-known gardening presenters, writers and lecturers, and Christine Wright, National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies demonstrator and Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medallist.
Cunard is the operator of luxury ocean liners Queen Mary 2®, Queen Victoria® and Queen Elizabeth®.