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Botanica

Gardens of the Croatian Islands Cruise

Zagreb to Kotor

Trip Code: BTSC8
8 Days
7 Oct 2021
  • Trip Inclusions
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Similar Trips

Trip Inclusions

  • Travel with a Cruise Director and Botanical Guide
  • 7-night Small Ship cruise (34 guests) aboard Lady Eleganza plus 14 meals
  • Airport transfers on first & last day, tipping & port taxes
  • Explore the beautiful Plitvice Lakes National Park in autumn colours
  • Cruise along the stunning Croatian coast and explore pristine islands
  • Visit a beautiful Mediterranean garden in Sibenik
  • Uncover the history of the walled city of Dubrovnik
  • Cruise into the beautiful town of Kotor in Montenegro

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Medium Fitness level - involves walking on uneven surfaces for more than one hour. A good degree of mobility is required
  • Group Size - Small ship - up to 34 guests
  • This cruise is in partnership with our sister company
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. Flights not included
Europe map BTSC8 2020-2021
Zagreb to Kotor

Arrive into Zagreb where you will be met and transferred to Opatija to embark the Lady Eleganza.

Stay: Seven Nights: Lady Eleganza

Daily :
  • Dinner

Over breakfast sail to Senj and arrive in the late morning. Disembark for your excursion to the Plitvice Lakes National Park. This is an area of extraordinary natural beauty with 16 lakes interconnected by a series of waterfalls set within forested hills. There are a number of paths along the wooden walkways that surround the lakes that you can explore this afternoon to enjoy the stunning views. Return to the ship for dinner as we moor overnight.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful Mediterranean waters. Arrive in Šibenik in the afternoon for a visit of a local Mediterranean garden. This evening take a tour of the historic centre of Šibenik then choose to dine in one of the many restaurants ashore.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Arrive in Split during the afternoon in time for a short guided walk through this fascinating city. See the fourth-century Palace of Diocletian, built by the emperor for his retirement, the cathedral and walk through the Old Town. This evening, choose to dine in one of the many restaurants on the Riva promenade as the ship moors overnight.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Enjoy a free morning on Hvar exploring the old town, starting in the main square which is the largest piazza in Dalmatia, the cathedral and the palatial quarter of Grad and the more humble residential area of Burg. Rejoin the Princess Eleganza to cruise to Korcula. Said to be the birthplace of Marco Polo, Korcula boasts crooked medieval streets, and elegant squares. Tonight dine independently in one of the many welcoming local restaurants.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Arrive in Dubrovnik this afternoon and enjoy a guided walk through the breathtaking city. Its many historic and cultural treasures have earned it the designation as a World Heritage-listed site. See the Rectors Palace, the Romanesque-Gothic Dominican and Franciscan monasteries, and the Sponza Palace or alternatively travel to Trsteno Arboretum, the Renaissance-period summer residence of the Gueti-Gozze family.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Sail to Kotor today. Enjoy a tour of the city of Kotor including the Cathedral of Saint Tryphon in the old town, and see the ancient walls which stretch for 4.5 kilometres directly above the city. Meet later for a Farewell Dinner, after which you can enjoy a final evening on board with your fellow travellers.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Disembark this morning after breakfast and be transferred to either Kotor’s Tivat airport or Dubrovnik airport for your onward flight.

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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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