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Late Availability

There is still time to find a cultural getaway in early 2018, some of our most popular tours have a small number of spaces remaining. Follow the links below to learn more about each tour and contact us soon to reserve your place.
APRIL 2018

Vienna: City of the ArtsLIMITED 
April 24 - 28, 2018; £1645
• Explore the artistic and architectural highlights of Austria’s capital
• Experience the world’s largest collection of works of art by Gustav Klimt at the Upper Belvedere Palace
• Discover Vienna’s famous fine art museum, the Kunsthistorisches Museum


Bologna, Mantua & ParmaSPACES 
April 30 - May 6, 2018; £1995
• Experience the artistic highlights of northern Italy from a base in historic Bologna
• View works of art by famous Old Masters, including frescoes by Correggio in Parma’s 12th century Duomo and paintings by Leonardo in the Galleria Nazionale
• Explore the churches and cathedrals of four beautiful cities, including Mantua’s sumptuous Palazzo del Te and Parma’s octagonal Bapistery


MAY 2018

Wild RomaniaLIMITED 
May 3 - 10, 2018; £1795
• Explore Romania’s breath-taking landscapes, rich diversity of flora and fauna, and fascinating culture.
• Visit a bear hide in the high Carpathian Mountains and explore the habitats of such animals as the wolf and the lynx.
• See pioneering conservation in action and meet FFI staff and their in-country partners, ADEPT Foundation and Zarand Association, working on the front line of conservation
Glasgow: Patrons, Art & InnovationSPACES
May 7 - 13, 2018; £1435
• Follow the work of key figures including Robert Adam, Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, and the pioneer obstetrician and collector, William Hunter, founder of the Hunterian Museum
• Take a trip to the Isle of Bute for Mount Stuart, one of the most lavish and individual late Victorian houses in Scotland
• Travel with art historian Evelyn Silber, formerly Director of the Hunterian Museum and Chair of The Mackintosh Society
Isles of ScillySPACES
May 8 - 15, 2018; £2245
• Explore the botanical and ornithological highlights of the tranquil Isles of Scilly in the company of expert exologists
• Visit the famous sub-tropical gardens of Tresco, home to a rich diversity of exotic plants
• Take in archaeological sites, wetland birdlife and maritime-influenced vegetation
Wildlife & Walking in ExtremaduraSPACES
May 9 - 16, 2018; £1695
• Wander over rolling plains and through cork and holm oak dehesas in one of the most untouched areas of Spain.
• Highlights include the Parque Natural de Monfragüe, perhaps the finest raptor-watching site in Europe.
• Stay first in historic Cáceres and then in a traditional family-run finca set deep within forests of cork oak and steppe grassland. 
Northern Ireland: From Giant's Causeway to Strangford LoughSPACES
May 11 - 18, 2018; £1950
• Explore the atmospheric early medieval monastery at Nendrum, located on a beautiful island in Strangford Lough
• Take in the neoclassical house and stunning gardens at Mount Stewart, selected as one of the top ten gardens in the world by The Telegraph
• Discover Belfast’s modern shipbuilding history, with visits to the spectacular Titanic Centre in Belfast and SS Nomadic
Handel Festival in GöttingenSPACES
May 16 - 23, 2018; £2595
• Experience an array of concerts at the 2018 Göttingen International Handel Festival
• Enjoy the festival’s Gala Concert, a performance of Handel’s oratorio The Choice of Hercules and his setting of Dettingen Te Deum
• Visit Göttingen, the old university town of half timbered houses set amid the rolling mountains of Lower Saxony
Melk Baroque Music FestivalLIMITED
May 17 - 22, 2018; £2095
• Enjoy performances of works by Bach, Handel, Couperin and others in the surroundings of the famous Benedictine abbey at Melk in the festival's 40th anniversary year
• Hear world-renowned tenor Michael Schade perform in the festival’s gala concert
• Explore the beautiful abbeys at Altenburg and Dürnstein, and delve into the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna
Albi & the LanguedocSPACES
May 30 - Jun 5, 2018; £2065
• Follow in the footsteps of acclaimed artist Toulouse-Lautrec, taking in his dedicated museum in Albi and his beautiful rural home, the Chateau du Bosc
• Investigate the stormy narrative of the Albigensian Crusade through the Languedoc’s distinctive historical features and medieval architecture
• Experience some of France’s most beautiful towns and villages, including the fortified towns of Cordes-sur-Ciel and Carcassonne.
JUNE 2018

From Coimbra to Lisbon: Palaces of the Portuguese KingsSPACES
Jun 6 - 13, 2018; £2595
• Explore one of the world's finest libraries
• Spend a day discovering the stunning palaces of the UNESCO-listed town of Sintra, favourite summer retreat of the kings of Portugal
• Delve into the 15th century Ducal Palace in Guimarães, with its sumptuous interiors resulting from historic trading success