Chicago Botanic Garden

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Exclusive Travel Opportunity:
The Gardens of Rome and Florence

Join the Chicago Botanic Garden in collaboration with Insight Vacations, Frosch Travel, and the Garden’s Executive Vice President and Director, Kris Jarantoski, for a ten-day excursion to Rome and Florence, Italy. The trip, from September 15 to 25, is customized for Chicago Botanic Garden members.

An informational meeting and slide presentation will be held in the Garden’s Boyer Room on Thursday, October 16, at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome.



  • Deluxe accommodations at Hotel Majestic in Rome and the Gallery Art Hotel in Florence, with airport transfers and baggage handling
  • Entrance fees and tours of 11 breathtaking gardens
  • Guided sightseeing of Rome and Florence, including the Vatican, the Colosseum, and Michelangelo’s David
  • Private coach transportation and guide for our group
  • Wine tasting and dinner
  • Tuscan cooking lesson and dinner
  • Nine breakfasts, two lunches, and five dinners
  • One year Director’s Circle Membership at the Ambassador Level ($250 tax-deductible gift to the Garden)

The cost of this trip is $6,092 per person (based on double occupancy), land only (air transportation can be made through Frosch Travel or on your own.). The price is based on double occupancy and space is limited. A $250 per person deposit will reserve your spot on this exciting trip.