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Sterling is pleased to announce our upcoming tours. We invite you to join our interest lists to be notified of details as tours are finalized.

2025 Morocco:  Gardens, Art, and Culture of Tangier and Marrakech, in support of the UC Botanical Garden Berkeley

Mid April , 2025

We will begin our adventure in Tangier, Morocco’s most northern city, and
continue to the exotic city of Marrakech. Along the way, we will explore colorful
souks, beautiful gardens, and amazing art collections. We will enjoy visits to
private homes and gardens and experience the best of Moroccan hospitality and
cuisine! Escorted by Katherine Greenberg and Sofia Barroso


2025 Roses and Rosé : A Portugal Garden Tour with Pacific Horticulture

October 14-24, 2025

Sterling Tours and Pacific Horticulture invite you to join Escort, Linda McKendry and Garden Guide Amy Kupec Larue, on an enriching journey through Portugal. Gardens, agriculture, sustainability, and the unique world of cork conservation will take center stage. Portugal aims to be climate neutral by 2050 and to cover 80% of its electricity consumption with renewables by 2030. After our introduction to Porto, excursions will include Douro Valley, the charming town of Lousada, Braga, and Santar. Continuing to Lisbon, with visits to Setubal, Queluz, and Sintra. Extending our visit to Madeira to explore Monte Palace Gardens and Quinta do Arco Rose Gardens, both exemplifying the dedication to preserving rare, exotic flora and roses.

Saint Augustine

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