Chasing butterflies in Croatia among Ten best wildlife holidays in Europe
Chasing butterflies, Croatia
Croatia is the naturalists’ latest darling, and this new group tour, run with the charity Butterfly Conservation, reveals why. Staying in comfortable hotels, see exquisite creatures around the turquoise lakes and waterfalls of Plitvice, the limestone gorges of Paklenica, and the seldom-visited Velebit Mountains, with dramatic coastal scenery en route. The names flutter off the tongue: cleopatra, little tiger blue, southern festoon and the great sooty satyr.
• Nature Trek (01962 733051, naturetrek.co.uk). Seven nights from June 7, £1,295pp inc flights, transfers, all meals and lepidopterist (butterfly expert) guide.
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