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PRE-TOUR June 2-5  *  15th INTERNATIONAL HERITAGE ROSE CONFERENCE June 5-9  *  POST-TOUR June 10-15

(Fully Booked)

Lily van Oost.HEIC

MAIN programme

from June 5 to June 9, 2023- Brussels 

5 DAYS OF CONFERENCES, EXCLUSIVE VISITS TO

ROSE PRODUCERS AND ROSE GARDENS, SOCIAL EVENTS

We have the pleasure to give you already some insight of the 2023 June event.

Each day will reserve beautiful surprises and short stops on the way to castles and rose gardens.

MAIN PROGRAMME from Monday June 5 till Friday June 9, Brussels and region

Main hotel nearby the park of Brussels, the Royal Palace and at walking distance from the meeting venues: Hotel**** Motel One

 

Monday, June 5

 

06:30pm-09:30pm OPENING CEREMONY of the 15th Rose Heritage Conference and MEET & GREET, Palais des Academies, Brussels

 

Tuesday, June 6

 

Morning: Lectures at Cercle Gaulois, Brussels *

Typical Belgian buffet lunch at Cercle Gaulois

 

Afternoon: WIDOOIE private estate hosted by Chevalier de Schaetzen van Brienen *

HEX castle and his magnificent rose gardens hosted by Count Ghislain d'Ursel and family *

free evening in Brussels *

(on personal invitation only) WFRS Friends’ dinner

 

Wednesday, June 7

 

Morning: Lectures at Cercle Gaulois, Brussels *

light sandwich lunch at Motel One

 

Afternoon: MEISE Botanical Garden and François Crépin herbarium * visit and dinner at VRIJBROEK Park in Mechelen

 

Thursday, June 8

 

Morning: Lectures at Cercle Gaulois, Brussels *

Walking lunch at Cercle Gaulois

 

Afternoon: Le ROEULX rose garden visit and trial hosted by the Major of tthe Roeulx city *

Possibility to visit and taste beer in small groups at the Saint-Feuillien brewery*

free evening in Brussels

 

Friday, June 9

 

Morning: Lectures at Cercle Gaulois, Brussels *

Picnic on the way to Coloma

visit at COLOMA rose garden

 

End Afternoon: optional visit of Brussels historical center

 

08:30pm (on registration) 15th Rose Heritage Conference CLOSING DINNER at Cercle Gaulois, Brussels

Main tour participation fee (excluding hotel) is 610€/Euros for Early Bird- till January 31 2023 / Closing dinner is 80€/Euros per person

What's included

- Meet & Greet and 1 dinner

- 4 lunches

- all sightseeing, entrance fees and gratuities

- the transportation for the visits

- the support of the organization team

The hotel is not included in the participation fee. To be booked individually via the page "Hotels"

If you have questions : rosabelgica2023@gmail.com

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PRE-tour

from June 2 to June 5, 2023- North of the country

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PRE-TOUR  in the North of the country

BRUGES , KORTRIJK & GHENT * 3 DAYS

 

Friday, June 2

Arrivals in Brussels * From 03:00pm check in possible at Hotel Motel One * free evening

 

Saturday, June 3

08:00am Departure by bus from Brussels * Visit of LENS rose producers * private rose garden in OUDENBURG * lunch in LISSEWEGE * Castle garden OOSTKERKE * ADORNES domain in Bruges * dinner in a private owned castle in LOPPEM * stay in Ghent

 

Sunday, June 4

 

Starting from Ghent, * BEAUCARNE HOUSE * visit and lunch at the International rose garden in KORTRIJK * visit with an art historian of the Mystic Lamb by van Eyck “flowers and plants in art”° * dinner at Hotel FALLIGAN * boat tour on the canals * stay in Ghent

 

Monday, June 5 (end 05:00pm)

 

Starting from Ghent, the beautiful landscapes of the river Lys * OOIDONK castle * LATHEM-St-MARTIN and lunch * back in Brussels at 04:00pm for “MEET & GREET

Pre-tour participation fee (excluding hotel) is 680€/Euros per person.

​What’s Included​

  • 2 dinners 

  • 3 lunches

  • All sightseeing, entrance fees and gratuities

  • The transportation for the visits

  • The support of the organization team, ARDHJB

The Hotel is not included in the participation fee. To be booked individually via the page "Hotels"

If you have questions: rosabelgica2023@gmail.com

°For the visit of the Mystic Lamb by van Eyck on June 4 we advise to have binoculars with you to identify the 75 different plants ! and we invite you to have a pre visit on http://closertovaneyck.kikirpa.be

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POST-tour

from June 10 to June 15, 2023

Luxembourg, Germany & Switzerland

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(Fully Booked)

POST- TOUR

LUXEMBOURG, GERMANY & SWITZERLAND * 6 DAYS

 

Saturday, June 10- Luxembourg  & Germany

08:00am Departure by bus from Brussels * private garden in ERLONFOUET * ANSEMBOURG castle * MUNSBACH castle rose garden * free evening *  stay in Freiburg-im-Breisgau

Sunday, June 11 - Germany & Switzerland

Departure from Freiburg-im-Breisgau*visit ETTENBÜHL rose garden*visit the largest Swiss collection of historic roses in KARTAUSE ITTINGEN*visit and dinner in MAINAU, the flower island on the Bodensee * stay in Konstanz

Monday, June 12- Switzerland 

Departure from Konstanz * visit FELCO premises and lunch with the management team * visit and wine tasting at Château d’AUVERNIER  * typical Swiss dinner* stay in Neuchâtel

Tuesday, June 13 - Switzerland

Departure from Neuchâtel *  ESTAVAYER LE LAC  rose garden* Pic-Nic in a private rose garden hosted by William Guinness in Epalinges * visit to Alain and Gisèle Tschanz  historical and English roses in ACLENS * visit the arboretum and its wild roses in AUBONNE * free evening * Stay in Neuchâtel

Wednesday, June 14 - Switzerland

Departure from Neuchâtel * visit the Camille BLOCH Chocolate factory * visit and lunch at the BELLELAY monastery and cheese maker * guided visit to the largest Swiss Clock Museum in la Chaux-de-Fonds * free evening * stay in Neuchâtel

Thursday, June 15 – Switzerland, End Post-tour in Geneva

Departure from Neuchâtel * visit PIAGET Manufacture with the Patrimonium Gallery and Piaget rose jewelry collection * rose garden in PARC DE LA GRANGE * the  historical rose garden at the BOTANICAL garden of Genève * end post-tour late afternoon

 

June 15, end afternoon : flights or trains from Genève.

 

With the support of WFRS Global Partner and Platinium Sponsor of Rosa Belgica

Post tour participation fee (excluding hotel) is 1080€/Euros per person

What's included

- 2 dinners

- 5 lunches

- all sightseeing, entrance fees and gratuities

- the transportation for the visits

- the support of the organization team

The hotel is not included in the participation fee. To be booked individually via the page "Hotels"

If you have questions: rosabelgica2023@gmail.com

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