Cultural tours for the discerning traveller

Italy

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

VERDI FESTIVAL IN PARMA

VERDI FESTIVAL IN PARMA

25 October - 31 October, 2014
£2440

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

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

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

AQUILEIA CITY OF ANTIQUITY

AQUILEIA CITY OF ANTIQUITY

09 March - 13 March, 2015
£995

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

PALACES, VILLAS AND GARDENS OF BERGAMO & BRESCIA

PALACES, VILLAS AND GARDENS OF BERGAMO & BRESCIA

17 May - 23 May, 2015
£2450

Nestled up against the Alpine foothills of eastern Lombardy are two of the most rewarding... more

VILLAS & GARDENS OF THE ITALIAN LAKES

VILLAS & GARDENS OF THE ITALIAN LAKES

30 May - 06 June, 2015
£2195

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

RIVIERA DI LEVANTE: FROM GENOA TO PISA

RIVIERA DI LEVANTE: FROM GENOA TO PISA

20 April - 27 April, 2015
£2085

On this tour we shall make our way along the enchanting Riviera di Levante (‘coast... more

ART & ARCHITECTURE OF THE DIVIDED TYROL

ART & ARCHITECTURE OF THE DIVIDED TYROL

06 May - 13 May, 2015
£1835

It is in the prosperous Alpine city of Innsbruck, the historical capital of the Tyrol,... more

VILLAS & GARDENS IN LAZIO

VILLAS & GARDENS IN LAZIO

02 May - 08 May, 2015
£2145

Glorious houses and gardens in the countryside of the Roman Campagna. more

ANCIENT SICILY

ANCIENT SICILY

11 May - 20 May, 2015
£2350

As well as absorbing the monumental magnificence of Sicily’s Classical heritage,... more