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The Grand Tour started out as an annual diversion for the upper classes, but as the Georgian period gave way to the Victorian, war gave way to peace, transport networks improved, and tourism became accessible more than ever before.

What they saw and experienced on their journeys inspired opulent architecture and timeless art and literature that has inspired generations.

From the river line plants and noble trees of Northern Europe, through the forested Alps with their botanical gems, to the iconic plants of the classical world, join us and experience the flora of the Grand Tour.

Location: National Botanic Gardens of Ireland Botanic Road Glasnevin Dublin 9 Ireland

Summer Heritage Series: The Grand Tour
Image: via OPW

General Info

Event Type(s) Walks & Tours
Tickets / Admission €5
Tickets/Booking/RSVP: www.eventbrite.com/...
Organiser Office of Public Works/National Botanical Gardens

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