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Mansions & Gardens of Philadelphia & the Brandywine Valley

September 1519, 2022


Special guests or host TBD

Experience the picturesque Brandywine Valley, and discover how the du Pont family shaped the region, from its opulent homes and world-famous gardens to its renowned museums. Begin in Philadelphia with a director-led tour of the Barnes Foundation, exploring its collection of landscape paintings, and stroll through the magnificent, 48-acre Chanticleer Garden. Travel to the Delaware Piedmont, and participate in an exclusive gardening workshop with the experts at Mt. Cuba Center, former estate of Lammot du Pont Copeland. Continue to Wilmington, where a highlight will be a director-led tour of the Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, formerly the home of Henry Francis du Pont and his vast collection of early American furniture and other treasures. Our trip will end with a special tour and private dinner at stunning Longwood Gardens, founded by Pierre S. du Pont. This program is truly a delight for all your senses, with many special surprises, including amazing meals at enticing venues.

Call (615) 322-3673 or contact us to learn more and register.

  • Four nights accommodations as per itinerary
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, R=Reception, D=Dinner)
  • Bottled water and coffee/tea with all meals, house wine at welcome and farewell dinners
  • Enrichment program of lectures and talks
  • Escorted sightseeing, transportation, and entrance fees for all included visits
  • Airport/hotel/airport group transfers for all participants on suggested flights
  • Executive Tour Director from Arrangements Abroad
  • Taxes, service, and porterage charges; gratuities to local guides and drivers