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Europe & Scandinavia

If you are a discerning traveller, with a curious mind, looking for a unique travel experience, then you will enjoy Botanica’s wonderful collection of European & Scandinavian holidays including small group land journeys and small ship river and coastal cruises.

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Let Botanica take you on a horticultural journey of a lifetime in the countries where art and science of gardening began. Travel beyond the garden gates and meet the gardeners – some who continue the traditions of centuries, and others who innovate and look to the future.

  • Visit the Chelsea Flower Show in London and the International Flower Festival in Tallinn

  • Explore iconic gardens of England including Sissinghurst, Great Dixter and more

  • See Gardens in remote and exotic locations by zodiac

  • View the spring bulbs of Europe in full bloom
  • Cruise the rivers of Europe enjoying unique experiences and beautiful gardens
  • Visit gardens of Europe many visited on Monty Don's series
  • Visit the world's northernmost Botanic Garden in Tromso


For over 100 years, this world-famous horticultural flower show has attracted visitors from around the world, and now it's your turn to visit. See more than 600 exhibits, amazing garden designs, floral displays and new plant varieties as you wander the 4.5 hectare site.
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Explore the United Kingdom the Botanica Way and discover a world of incredible gardens, landscapes and history. Cruise the British Isles in a luxury in a Small Ship or set off on a small group journey through England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.
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Let Botanica take you to Europe's finest gardens on a luxury river cruise or a small group land journey. Travel beyond garden gates and meet the gardeners - some who continue the traditions of centuries, and others who innovate and look to the future.

Cruise the Mediterranean viewing stunning coastlines, colourful gardens and historical architecture on this spectacular journey.  Soak up the sun and admire the breathtaking scenery from the comfort of your intimate Small Ship.

Discover the natural beauty of northern Coatia and Slovenia on a small group discovery.Explore the Dalmation Coast  aboard our beautifully crafted small ship that will take you to pristine islands and medieval walled towns and quaint fishing villages as you cruise between Opatija and Kotor to Montenegro.
Our exclusive Small Ship Cruise will take you to grand cities and remote islands along the Baltic coast between Stockholm and Copenhagen. Learn about the history of the Baltic region including that of Carl Linnaeus 'the father of botany'. Discover St Petersberg in Russia and visit the unspoiled gothic cities of Tallin and Riga.
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On this exclusive cruise aboard the luxurious Hebridean Sky, journey along the stunning Norwegian coast through exquisite fjords and explore the Lofoten Islands with their traditional grass-roofed farmhouses.
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