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Tulip Time Cruise 
April 22 – 29, 2018

Enjoy a 7-night cruise through The Netherlands & Belgium in the spring, traveling round-trip from Amsterdam! This private, garden-themed tour is exclusively for Filoli members.  Discover the beauty and history of the Dutch and Belgian waterways next spring with your host, Jim Salyards, Head of Horticulture for Filoli Gardens. Join Jim onboard AmaWaterways’ brand new ship, the AmaLea, as she takes you along the Dutch and Belgian waterways, to admire the spectacular tulip carpets in Keukenhof Gardens. Visit the lush green countryside of Kinderdijk, home to the country’s greatest concentration of windmills, and experience Amsterdam’s distinctive architecture and vibrant nightlife. A wonderful opportunity to admire the great medieval cities of Antwerp and Ghent and to delve into the cultural traditions of the friendly Dutch and Flemish people awaits you.


Host: Jim Salyards, Head of Horticulture

Jim has worked at Filoli since 1995. As Head of Horticulture, his responsibilities include managing Filoli’s thirteen horticulturists, overseeing the plant collections, designing the two major annual displays, and so much more.

Staff Contact: Wesley Thompson

Development Officer, Wesley Thompson will be assisting you with your travel program coordination.

Travel Agent: Sandy Lipkowitz

Please reach out to Sandy for details about accommodations and travel timelines.
T. 415.931.1945