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Plants and Landscapes of Gran CanariaCroatia's Ancient Gardens and Forgotten Islands

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GARDENS LAS PALMAS GARDENS DUBROVNIK RIVIERA LOCAL FLIGHTS Travel into the mountains of Gran Canaria LOCAL FLIGHTS Magnificent stautuary at Villa Gucetic Plants and Landscapes of Gran Canaria Search for mountain flowers and botanical marvels on this holiday to Gran Canaria, referred to as a 'continent in miniature' because of its diverse landscapes. Croatia's Ancient Gardens and Forgotten Islands Discover Dubrovnik, its gardens and the island flora of Lockrum and Sipan. HALF BOARD 7 nights from £1049^ Including optional travel insurance § ALL INCLUSIVE 7 nights from £999^ Including optional travel insurance§ Departing October 4, 2018. Holiday code: AH227 All breakfasts, lunches and dinners Free bar open 12 hours a day in the Saga lounge Five excursions with seven garden and flora visits Two talks Horticultural host and Saga representative Drinks reception Porterage at your hotel Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers. l l l l l l l l Departing February 5, 2018. Holiday Code: AH187 All breakfasts and dinners Five excursions with seven visits Two talks Horticultural host and Saga representative Welcome drink Porterage at your hotel Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers. l l l l l l l Your programme Jardín Botánico Canario Viera y Clavijo: Discover this beautiful botanical garden's stunning collection of subtropical flowers and plants that are endemic to the Canaries. South-west coast: Take a scenic journey to Cactualdea Park, the largest garden of cacti and succulents on the island. Northern green valley: Join a guided walk through laurel woods searching for rare local plants, then stop in the historic town of Teror with its carved wooden balconies and traditional stone houses. Perhaps visit the pilgrimage site of Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pino. Central mountains: Seek out mountain flora on a visit to Cruz de Tejeda at the heart of the island. This region is at its prettiest in early February when the almond trees are usually in flower. Jardín de la Marquesa: Admire this 19th century garden which boasts a large collection of tropical and sub-tropical species. Hotel Reina Isabel QQQQ+ This locally rated 4-star hotel has an enviable setting on the beachfront promenade of Playa de las Canteras. There are 224 bedrooms, two restaurants, a rooftop bar and a spa. You can extend your holiday in Gran Canaria. Please call for details. To find out more visit saga.co.uk/landscapes Your programme Dubrovnik and its Monastery Gardens: Visit two historic cloisters in Dubrovnik, filled with palms, shrubs and citrus fruits. Isle of Lokrum: See the remains of a garden that once surrounded a great mansion. Discover maritime plants and see an ancient olive grove, and a small arboretum with eucalyptus and succulents. Sipan Island: Take the ferry to Sipan Island and walk through olive groves, patches of vines and meadows to discover wild flowers. Visit the recently refurbished gardens of Villa Skokibuha. Villa Sorkocevic and Villa Gucetic: Enjoy a visit to Villa Sorkocevic's garden on Lapadski Obala and see 500-year-old oriental plane trees, then visit Trsteno's arboretum botanical garden at Villa Gucetic. It is managed by the Croatian Academy of Sciences and is known for over 2,500 exotic and Mediterranean plants and trees Clipi and Cavtat: A tour of the countryside includes a visit to a traditional market garden. Garden Solos holidays are available, please call for details. Hotel Astarea QQQ+ Situated in Mlini on the Dubrovnik Riviera, this locally rated 3-star hotel is close to the beach and offers great views across the Adriatic Sea. The exclusive Saga lounge has an outdoor terrace where the free bar, open from 11am to 11pm, serves local drinks, which can only be consumed while you're in the lounge. There are 217 bedrooms. You can extend your holiday on the Dubrovnik Riviera. Please call for details. To find out more visit saga.co.uk/croatia-gardens ^All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing with flights from Gatwick to Las Palmas on the scheduled services of Norwegian. Prices are subject to availability and may change. Current available prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. § a reduction of £30 appliesif you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights. For single accommodation, to travel from your local airport or to take advantage of our flight upgrade deals (all subject to availability and extra charges may apply), please visit saga.co.uk/holidays or call for further details. See enclosed Essential Information. ^All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing with flight from Gatwick to Dubrovnik with the scheduled services of Monarch airlines. Prices are subject to availability and may change. Current prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. § A reductions of £30 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights. For single accommodation, to travel from your local airport or to take advantage of our flight upgrade deals (all subject to availability and extra charges may apply), please visit saga.co.uk/holidays or call for further details. See enclosed Essential Information. To book see page 70 and call FREE on 0800 074 8021 or visit saga.co.uk/specialinterests 55