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    July 15-26, 2019

    Summer Gardens & Castles in Denmark & Sweden

    Visit Copenhagen, Lund, Gothenburg, Stockholm, Falun, and Taby

    Highlights

    • Copenhagen, Denmark’s capital, is a gastronomic power that sports 19 Michelin stars among 15 restaurants. The United Nations’ World Happiness Report ranked Denmark number one in three of the past six years. 
    • Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen’s much-loved amusement park, was an inspiration for Walt Disney.
    • Sofiero Palace’s rhododendron gardens feature nearly 500 species.
    • Drottningholm Palace — along with its park, theater, and Chinese Pavilion — is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    • Gothenburg Botanical Garden, one of the largest and most stunning botanical gardens in northern Europe, is home to the rare Easter Island tree, which is extinct in its native environment.
    • Gamla Stan, Stockholm’s old town, is one of the largest and best-preserved medieval city centers in Europe.
    • The fascinating homes and brilliant gardens of two Swedish luminaries — botanist Carolus Linnaeus and artist Carl Larsson — are on the itinerary.

    Top-rated Accommodations

    • Hotel Sankt Petri, located in Copenhagen’s Latin Quarter, features a beautiful garden courtyard that complements the restaurant and lobby area.
    • The Grand Hotel Lund, set in a 19th-century building, is an example of Old World elegance.
    • The Elite Plaza Hotel in Gothenburg dates from the 19th century and is conveniently located near two shopping districts.
    • The Hotel Diplomat is close to Gamla Stan, Stockholm’s old town.
    • Hotel Bergmastaren in Falun is set in a beautiful building dating from the 1930s.
    • Sastaholm Hotel is an Art Deco gem that once served as a residence for many of Sweden’s retired actors and actresses.

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    For more information and to make reservations, please contact Susan Klejst, Director of Development & Engagement at (703) 768-5700 ext. 127, or Laura Popovich, Development Coordinator, at (703) 768-5700 ext. 132, or email development@ahsgardening.org. Our fax number is (703) 768-8700.