Cultural tours for the discerning traveller

Italy

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 & Gardens of Bergamo & Brescia

Palaces, Villas & Gardens of Bergamo & Brescia

17 May - 23 May, 2015
£2195

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

Ischia, Ravello & the Music of William Walton

Ischia, Ravello & the Music of William Walton

04 June - 11 June, 2015
£2420

Music and garden lovers alike will delight in visiting La Mortella, the home and renowned... more

Lucca Puccini Festival

Lucca Puccini Festival

12 August - 17 August, 2015
£1940

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

Tuscia: Etruscans, Popes & Princes

Tuscia: Etruscans, Popes & Princes

28 September - 04 October, 2015
£1995

Lying between Tuscany and Umbria, the lush landscapes of the province of Viterbo... more

Italian Marches

Italian Marches

09 September - 16 September, 2015
£1990

The Italian Marches, sandwiched between the towering Sibillini mountains and a long... more

Piero Della Francesca

Piero Della Francesca

07 September - 14 September, 2015
£1850

The paintings of Piero della Francesca are dispersed throughout Tuscany, Umbria and the Marches,... more

Early Christian & Mediaeval Rome

Early Christian & Mediaeval Rome

26 October - 31 October, 2015
£1695

Trace the development of early Christian art in the unique context of Rome, where... more

Amalfi & Naples: Riches of Campania

Amalfi & Naples: Riches of Campania

17 September - 24 September, 2015
£2075

Revel in the astonishing assembly of architectural and archaeological riches and high... more

Piacenza & Val Trebbia

Piacenza & Val Trebbia

08 June - 12 June, 2015
£1235

Discover a forgotten corner of Italy away from the beaten tourist trail. Our Tour... more

Castles & Palaces of Friuli-Venezia-Giulia

Castles & Palaces of Friuli-Venezia-Giulia

04 October - 10 October, 2015
£1775

The province of Friuli-Venezia-Giulia, occupying the north-east corner of Italy,... more

The Route of Caravaggio

The Route of Caravaggio

04 November - 13 November, 2015
£2690

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

Art & Patronage in Renaissance Florence & Siena

Art & Patronage in Renaissance Florence & Siena

19 October - 26 October, 2015
£1990

Discover the flowering of the Renaissance era within the context of the important... more

Palladio & The Villas of The Veneto

Palladio & The Villas of The Veneto

22 October - 31 October, 2015
£2530

Even five centuries after his birth, Andrea Palladio (1508-1580) remains one of the most... more