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MAY 2020

Flowers & Festivals of Hungary, Croatia & Slovenia

An extraordinary 14-day tour of the horticluture of Hungary, Croatia, and Slovenia supporting Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens

The Trip
Hungary, Slovenia and Croatia encompass a wealth of stunning natural features. On this
extraordinary journey hosted by Horticulturalist and Historian Paul Nicholson from the
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, you’ll explore national parks, gardens, traditional countryside,
medieval castles, caves, glacial lakes, unique flora and fauna and beautiful coastal towns of
Slovenia and Croatia. A highlight of this trip will be spending 2 full days at the International
Flower Festival in the stunning area of Lake Bohinj in Slovenia.

We hope you can join us to travel the world while supporting Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens.

About Your Leader: Paul Nicholson
Paul has been a horticulturist with the Royal Botanic Gardens since 1993 and is currently
Manager of their Volunteer Program. Paul spent 6 months travelling Europe in 2010 working
in horticulture in Many European countries, including Croatia. He travelled back to Croatia and
Slovenia in 2017.

At a Glance
DAY 1 ARRIVE BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
DAY 2 IN BUDAPEST
DAY 3 TO LAKE BALATON. VISIT TO FOLLY ARBORETUM AND TRANSFER TO HEVIZ
DAY 4 TO LAKE BLED
DAYS 5-6 INTERNATIONAL FLOWER FESTIVAL, LAKE BOHINJ
DAY 7 TO LJUBLIANA, SLOVENIA
DAY 8 EXPLORE LJUBLIANA
DAY 9 POSTOJNA CAVE AND PREDJAMA CASTLE AND TO ROVINJ (CROATIA)
DAY 10 TO PLITIVICE NATIONAL PARK
DAY 11 IN PLITIVICE NATIONAL PARK
DAY 12 TO SPLIT
DAY 13 TO DUBROVNIK
DAY 14 CLOISTER GARDENS, LOKRUM ISLAND AND DUBROVNIK CITY TOUR
DAY 15 TOUR CONCLUDES

Click on the links for the full itinerary and booking form.

When

26 May - 09 June 2020

Price

From $7,790

Where

Budapest

Who

Adults

Contact

Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens
foundation.friends@rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au

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