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Botanica

Chelsea Flower Show, Italian Lakes Gardens, Slovenia & Croatian Islands Cruise

London to Kotor

Trip Code: BTILCCF19
19 Days
33 Meals
2020

Trip Highlights

Chelsea Flower Show

Enjoy time at the world famous Chelsea Flower Show.

Gardens of the Italian Lakes

Visit the exquisite gardens of the Italian Lakes including Isola Bella and Isola Madre.

Plitvice Lakes National Park

Sail the Croatian coast to Kotor in a small ship, exploring islands and the Plitvice Lakes National Park.

  • Trip Inclusions
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Similar Trips

Trip Inclusions

  • All sightseeing & touring as per the itinerary
  • Services of a Cruise Director, local guides & Botanical Guide
  • Airport transfers on first & last day, tipping & port taxes
  • Economy flight from London to Milan
  • 7 Nights aboard the MS Princess Eleganza
  • 11 Nights in good quality, centrally located hotels
  • Travel in a small group in a luxury vehicle
  • 33 Meals

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Group size 25-30 guests
  • Medium Fitness level - involves walking on uneven surfaces for more than one hour. A good degree of mobility is required
  • There will be no Botanical Guide on your flight from London to Milan or 2 nights in Milan
  • Wildflower viewing is subject to nature
  • Prices are for land,cruise and flights as specified only
UK & Europe Map BTILCCF19 2019-21
London to Kotor

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Chelsea Flower Show

Visit the world’s most famous Flower Show, that all gardening enthusiasts should attend at least once in their lives.

Bohinj Wildflower Festival

See wildflowers at this special display in Bohinj.

Commence at 8.30am at the London pre-tour hotel. Cruise the Thames to visit some private gardens and barge gardens. Travel to West Sussex.

Stay: Two Nights, Chichester, The Goodwood Hotel

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today enjoy a visit to the Regency State Apartments at Goodwood House to view its art collection. Also visit private gardens of West Sussex and meet their owners.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Visit Arundel Castle, and Loseley Park Castle and Gardens. Arrive in London and enjoy a special dinner and lecture of the Chelsea Flower Show.

Stay: London, St James Court Hotel, A Taj Hotel behind Buckingham Palace

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Chelsea Flower Show

Visit the world’s most famous Flower Show, that all gardening enthusiasts should attend at least once in their lives.


Depart early this morning to arrive at the Chelsea Flower Show. Also take a look at Chelsea in Bloom before flying to Milan later this afternoon.

Stay: Two Nights, Milan, Hotel Galles

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  • Breakfast

Today is yours to relax in Milan.

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  • Breakfast

Enjoy a city sightseeing, before continuing to the magnificent Italian Lakes District.

Stay: Two Nights, Stresa, Regina Palace Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel by ferry to the garden islands of Isola Bella and Isola Madre.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

See the gardens at Villa Carlotta, and Villa Melzi in the town of Bellagio.

Stay: Como, Metropole Suisse in a lake view room or similar

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  • Breakfast

Today we will travel to Verona, and visit the beautiful garden of Giardini Giusti.

Stay: Verona, Hotel Due Torri

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Cross into Slovenia and take an afternoon tour of the beautiful town of Bled including the castle and church.

Stay: Two Nights, 4-star hotel in Bled, Rikli Balance

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Bohinj Wildflower Festival

See wildflowers at this special display in Bohinj.


Today we go in search of wildflowers then visit the Bohinj Wildflower Festival.

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  • Breakfast

Visit Arboretum Volcji Potok then have free time in Ljubljana before boarding your ship in Opatija.

Stay: Seven Nights, aboard the boutique Small Ship, MS Princess Eleganza

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today get to explore this area of extraordinary natural beauty.

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  • Dinner

Visit a Mediterranean garden in Å ibenik.

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  • Breakfast

Arrive in Split this afternoon in time for a short guided walk.

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  • Lunch

Enjoy a free morning on the island of Hvar then cruise to Korcula, Marco Polo's birthplace.

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  • Lunch

Arrive in Dubrovnik and take a guided walk of the old town.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Enjoy a tour of the city of Kotor including the Cathedral of Saint Tryphon in the old town. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner on board.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Disembark this morning and be transferred to Kotor’s Tivat airport in Montenegro or Dubrovnik airport in Croatia.

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  • Breakfast

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

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