NGA Versailles and the Gardens of the Monaro

Apr 2 - 5, 2017
$2,195per person, twin share (land content only). $560 supplement for sole use of a hotel room.

Tour Leader

Dr Michael Adcock
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Overview

ADFAS Travel invites you on a four-day visit to Canberra and the Monaro. In Canberra join French art history expert Dr Michael Adcock for lectures and a tour of the National Gallery of Australia’s Versailles: Treasures from the Palace exhibition and spend a full day visiting three exquisite private gardens of the Monaro region, south of Canberra.

The spectacular Monaro High Country is home to some of Australia’s most stunning private gardens, situated on historic merino sheep and cattle stations.  Also included are visits to the impressive National Arboretum, a private bird watching tour at the Canberra Botanic Gardens, a special dinner and a private reception hosted by ADFAS Canberra.

Three nights’ accommodation and breakfast at the Avenue Hotel is also included.

Highlights

Thanks to the generous input of ADFAS Canberra, the program includes events not available on a regular tour:

  • See the Versailles exhibit with a published expert on French history and art
  • A full day in the Monaro High Country visiting iconic homestead gardens normally closed to the public.
  • Tour the National Arboretum afterhours with a specialist guide
  • Discover the bird and plant life of the Canberra botanic gardens on a walking tour
  • Stay at the awarded Avenue hotel in the heart of Canberra, with fine dining on the doorstep

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Dr Michael Adcock is a social and cultural historian who specialises in the field of modern France. Michael’s teaching experience includes several years with History Department of the University of Melbourne and a series of popular lectures at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, the Art Gallery of Queensland and the National Gallery of Victoria.

Tour Inclusions

Included in the tour price

  • Three nights’ accommodation and breakfast at The Avenue hotel, Canberra
  • Background lectures on the NGA Versailles exhibition and entry cost
  • Welcome dinner, reception, lunch at Curry Flat and farewell brunch, with drinks included
  • Private coach transport to all sites
  • All entrance fees to all sites visited
  • Services of tour leader throughout

Not included in the tour price

  • Travel to and from Canberra

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Apr 2 - 5, 2017
$2,195per person, twin share (land content only). $560 supplement for sole use of a hotel room.

Tour Leader

Dr Michael Adcock

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For further information or to secure a place on this tour please contact:

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