top 10 gardens in Europe

The Chelsea Flower Show is celebrating its 100th Anniversary, and in commemoration of this event, Abercrombie & Kent has just published this list of the top 10 gardens in Europe. In fact, A&K has four itineraries featuring gardens — two in England, one in The Netherlands and Belgium, and on in Italy.

Here's the top 10 list:

1.    Monet's Garden, Giverny, France
2.    Generalife, Alhambra, Granada, Spain
3.    Isola Bella, Lake Maggiore, Italy
4.    Gardens of Versailles, ├«le-de-France, France
5.    Powerscourt, Dublin, Ireland
6.    Luxembourg Gardens, Paris, France
7.    Keukenhof Gardens, Lisse, The Netherlands
8.    Highgrove, Tetbury, UK
9.    Villa D'Este, Tivoli, Italy
10.  Hidcote Manor Garden, Chipping Campden, UK

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