There is nothing quite as refreshing as a garden holiday. Here we select some spectacular itineraries at home and abroad.
1. Grand Designs in Rome
Italy’s capital is best known for its archaeological, architectural and artistic sights, but there is a wealth of grand gardens in the region surrounding it. Expressions Holidays traces the historic development of these, beginning in Orvieto and Frascati. Highlights include the water features at Villa Lante and Villa Farnese, and the Unesco World Heritage Site of Villa d’Este. The tour also includes gardens at the papal residence of Castel Gandolfo, overlooking Lake Albano in the Lazio region.
Gardens and Villas in the Environs of Rome from £2,590,…