Cultural tours for the discerning traveller

Italy

HILL TOWNS OF TUSCANY & UMBRIA

HILL TOWNS OF TUSCANY & UMBRIA

12 May - 19 May, 2014
£1850

Tuscany and Umbria form one of Italy’s most enchanting regions, an area liberally... more

ISTRIA: ARCHITECTURE ALONG THE ADRIATIC COAST

ISTRIA: ARCHITECTURE ALONG THE ADRIATIC COAST

22 May - 26 May, 2014
£1150

The cultural heritage of the region stretches from impressive Roman remains to some... more

VILLAS & GARDENS IN LAZIO

VILLAS & GARDENS IN LAZIO

03 May - 09 May, 2014
£1985

From the age of antiquity through the Renaissance and Baroque periods and up to the present... more

VILLAS & GARDENS OF THE ITALIAN LAKES

VILLAS & GARDENS OF THE ITALIAN LAKES

31 May - 07 June, 2014
£2090

The shores of Lakes Maggiore and Como have a reputation for some of the finest gardens... more

POMPEII WITH HERCULANEUM

POMPEII WITH HERCULANEUM

11 October - 17 October, 2014
£1520

Pompeii and Herculaneum, destroyed yet preserved by the volcanic catastrophe, offer... more

IMPERIAL ROME

IMPERIAL ROME

20 October - 25 October, 2014
£1520

Perhaps the greatest empire that the world has ever seen, the Roman Empire expanded... more

LUCCA PUCCINI FESTIVAL

LUCCA PUCCINI FESTIVAL

06 August - 11 August, 2014
£1840

Giacomo Puccini was born in Lucca, “the most fly-in-amber little town in the world”... more

VERDI FESTIVAL IN PARMA

VERDI FESTIVAL IN PARMA

01 October - 01 October, 2014
£0

In 2004 the city of Parma inaugurated an annual festival to honour its most famous... more

ART & ARCHITECTURE OF PUGLIA

ART & ARCHITECTURE OF PUGLIA

07 October - 13 October, 2014
£1470

Nestled in the heel of Italy lies Puglia – or Apulia as it was originally named... more

PALERMO

PALERMO

11 October - 17 October, 2014
£1890

The aim of this itinerary is to give an overall impression of the architectural riches... more

VENICE REPUBLIC OF MUSIC

VENICE REPUBLIC OF MUSIC

01 September - 01 September, 2014
£0

From richly-textured liturgical masterpieces for San Marco composed by Gabrieli and Monteverdi,... more

THE ROUTE OF CARAVAGGIO

THE ROUTE OF CARAVAGGIO

15 October - 24 October, 2014
£2490

Journey through Rome, Naples, Sicily and Malta as we trace the life and career of one of history’s... more

EASTERN LOMBARDY

EASTERN LOMBARDY

02 June - 09 June, 2014
£1690

In the foothills of the Alps, between Lakes Como and Garda, lies Lombardy, a wealthy... more

PALLADIO & THE VILLAS OF THE VENETO

PALLADIO & THE VILLAS OF THE VENETO

16 October - 24 October, 2014
£2390

Palladian highlights in the countryside outside Vicenza will include two of his most... more

CHRISTMAS IN FLORENCE

CHRISTMAS IN FLORENCE

23 December - 28 December, 2014
£1370

Celebrate a Buon Natale in the principal city of the Italian Renaissance, whilst... more

NEW YEAR IN VENICE

NEW YEAR IN VENICE

29 December - 04 January, 2015
£2125

As the Christmas period comes to a close we will wait with baited breath for the unique... more

POMPEII WITH HERCULANEUM

POMPEII WITH HERCULANEUM

11 April - 17 April, 2015
£1575

Pompeii and Herculaneum, destroyed yet preserved by the volcanic catastrophe, offer... more

BOLOGNA, MANTUA & PARMA

BOLOGNA, MANTUA & PARMA

13 April - 19 April, 2015
£1645

This navigation of northern Italy absorbs the artistic splendours of Bologna, Mantua... more

AQUILEIA CITY OF ANTIQUITY

AQUILEIA CITY OF ANTIQUITY

23 March - 27 March, 2015
£995

Aquileia, once described by Emperor Justinian as “the greatest of all towns in the West”... more

ROMAN & BYZANTINE RAVENNA

ROMAN & BYZANTINE RAVENNA

16 March - 20 March, 2015
£990

Today a tranquil town of cobbled streets, Ravenna served as the final capital of the Western... more