International Garden Tours
Travel and support the UC Botanical Garden
Basque Country and Northern Spain:
Gardens, Art and Culture
September 16–27, 2024
Escorted by UCBG Advisory board member Katherine Greenberg
Lecture & tour leader Sofia Barroso
Travel arrangements: Sterling Tours
Explore this beautiful region and discover some of Europe’s most fascinating cultures spanning thousands of years from ancient times to the present. This special tour begins in San Sebastian, with excursions to St. Jean de Luz and Bilbao, home of the stunning Guggenheim Museum. We will visit charming medieval villages, including Santillana del Mar, and meander through La Rioja, Spain’s premier wine region, and Valladolid to Madrid. Along the way we will enjoy regional cuisine and the best of Spanish hospitality in private homes and gardens.
This tour is limited to 18 participants.
Download the complete tour itinerary here
Download the Spain tour registration form here
Marrakech: Gardens, Art and Culture
Marrakech, founded in the 12th century as a garden city, dazzles visitors with its fascinating culture, spectacular gardens, amazing art and architecture, colorful souks, beautiful landscapes, and regional cuisine. Enjoy the best of Moroccan hospitality in private homes and gardens.
Tour Escort: Katherine Greenberg is a garden designer and author with a special interest in California native plants. She studied at the University of California and the University of Madrid. Currently a UC Botanical Garden Advisory Board Member, Katherine is a past president of the Mediterranean Garden Society, Pacific Horticulture Society, and Friends of the Regional Parks Botanic Garden. Katherine has led tours to Morocco, Spain, Portugal, and Cuba to support the UC Botanical Garden.
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