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Europe & UK

Join us in Europe to see some of the world’s most exceptional gardens. Whether elaborately designed within castle grounds, arranged and curated for celebrated flower shows, or simply left to the hand of nature, they are invariably a thing of wonder and beauty.

  • Overview
  • Destinations


Europe has a long and storied gardening history, perfected over centuries. Your expert Botanical Guide will take you to the continent’s renowned flower shows, as well as its secluded private gardens. While our cruise itineraries reveal some of the globe’s most remote and pristine terrain, embellished by nature and enjoyed by wildlife.

  • We’ve timed your journey to take place during the most favourable season in each region
  • Be escorted by our informative and professional Botanical Guides
  • Visit London’s Chelsea Flower Show, the world’s most celebrated
  • Enjoy a range of cruising options, including by river ship, small ship and barge
  • See the superb alpine flowers found in the meadows, hills and mountain areas surrounding Lake Bohinj
  • Relax, knowing that all details – including tipping – have been taken care of
  • Visit private gardens, often not open to the public
  • Travel in a small group of between 15 and 30 guests

In all we had a fantastic holiday. We would recommend Botanica to all who'll ask.