OUR 5 ALL-TIME FAVORITE GARDENS

Lush and serene sanctuaries featuring a diverse species of plants and trees.

Singapore Botanic Gardens | Luxury Travel Guide | Wandering Diva

Founded in 1859, these gardens showcase the best and most spectacular tropical flora set in a serene, lush landscape.  It is Singapore's first UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Photo By: Joshua Eckert | Flickr

 

Montréal Botanical Gardens | Luxury Travel Guide | Wandering Diva

Explore a remarkably diverse array of plants, themed gardens and 10 exhibition greenhouses on 75 hectares, in the heart of the city.

3. Keukenhof Gardens - Lisse, The Netherlands

 

Keukenhof Gardens | Luxury Travel Guide | Wandering Diva

Known as the Garden of Europe, these 32 hectares showcase 800 varieties of tulips, with over 7 million bulbs in the spring. It is about a 45-minute drive or a 90-minute train ride, from Amsterdam or The Hague.  Photo By: Tino Stulen | Flickr.

2. Butchart Gardens - British Columbia, Canada

 

Butchart Gardens | Luxury Travel Guide | Wandering Diva

The Butchart Gardens, located in Brentwood Bay, is one of the most beautiful display gardens in the world.  It is about 3 hours away from Vancouver, part of which includes a ferry ride.  Photo By: Patricia Burton | Flickr.

1. Château de Versailles - Versailles, France

 

Château de Versailles Garden | Luxury Travel Guide | Wandering Diva

The gardens cover some 800 hectares of land, much of which is landscaped in the classic French Garden style perfected by André Le Nôtre.  It takes about 45 minutes to get here from Paris, by car.  Photo By: Daniel Jolivet | Flickr.