Cultural tours for the discerning traveller

Historical

VIENNA 1914

VIENNA 1914

06 October - 13 October, 2014
£1450

Antebellum Vienna, capital of the still mighty Austro-Hungarian Empire, was a magnet... more

CROATIA

CROATIA

22 October - 02 November, 2014
£2450

Few countries in central Europe can match Croatia’s wealth of historical architecture... more

ROMAN TOWNS, FORTS & FRESCOES

ROMAN TOWNS, FORTS & FRESCOES

03 October - 05 October, 2014
£450

From the subterranean vestiges of Roman Canterbury to the singular Bacchic frescoes... more

HISTORIC ETHIOPIA

HISTORIC ETHIOPIA

30 October - 14 November, 2014
£3495

On the roof of Africa, where the Nile has its source, lies an ancient Christian country... 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

MOROCCO: ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE WESTERN KINGDOM

MOROCCO: ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE WESTERN KINGDOM

15 November - 28 November, 2014
£2995

The spread of Islam, combined with the spirit of al-Andalus, gave birth in Morocco... more

MOORISH SPAIN

MOORISH SPAIN

02 October - 11 October, 2014
£2290

With visits to Granada, Córdoba, Ronda and Seville, our study tour concentrates... more

CUBA

CUBA

08 January - 20 January, 2015
£2990

Our unique cultural circuit of Cuba begins and ends in Havana, glamorous and ramshackle... more

BRATISLAVA AT ADVENT

BRATISLAVA AT ADVENT

01 December - 06 December, 2014
£995

In the Christmas season Bratislava sparkles with festive spirit. 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

CHRISTMAS IN BERLIN

CHRISTMAS IN BERLIN

23 December - 29 December, 2014
£1830

Experience the rich delights of Berlin’s art collections and architectural heritage,... 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

NEW YEAR IN PARIS

NEW YEAR IN PARIS

30 December - 03 January, 2015
£1590

Celebrate the New Year in a capital of culture that boasts a long history of love... more

ALGERIA: ROME MEETS THE SAHARA

ALGERIA: ROME MEETS THE SAHARA

11 April - 23 April, 2015
£2995

The variety of ancient sites and monuments of Algeria's diverse easrern landscapes... 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

ORIENTE: TRADITIONAL CUBA EXTENSION

ORIENTE: TRADITIONAL CUBA EXTENSION

19 January - 27 January, 2015
£1590

Optional extention of the lush and mountainous Oriente region in the east which is less... 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

MALTA THROUGH HISTORY

MALTA THROUGH HISTORY

14 March - 21 March, 2015
£1795

On Malta you will find a medley of histories are combined on a landmass of little... more

SOUTH AMERICAN BAROQUE MUSIC IN LONDON (Day)

SOUTH AMERICAN BAROQUE MUSIC IN LONDON (Day)

05 November - 05 November, 2014
£115

Dr Piotr Nawrot will join Ashley Solomon at London’s Royal College of Music to discuss... more

ART ON THE COTE D’AZUR

ART ON THE COTE D’AZUR

23 March - 30 March, 2015
£1995

During our week in Nice and its environs we will consider the lasting legacy of this... more

WORLD WAR I CAMBRIDGE: MUSIC & POETRY

WORLD WAR I CAMBRIDGE: MUSIC & POETRY

10 November - 13 November, 2014
£945

This new tour, spanning Remembrance Day 100 years after the outbreak of WWI, looks... 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

WINDSOR: LIFE IN THE ROYAL CASTLE

WINDSOR: LIFE IN THE ROYAL CASTLE

27 July - 28 July, 2015
£595

Windsor Castle is more than just a castle. Throughout its long history the complex... more

MEDIAEVAL IMAGERY IN WINCHESTER

MEDIAEVAL IMAGERY IN WINCHESTER

02 March - 04 March, 2015
£395

During our time in historic Winchester we will be absorbed by the imagery and imagination... 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

MUSICAL & CREATIVE LEGENDS OF PRAGUE & BRNO

MUSICAL & CREATIVE LEGENDS OF PRAGUE & BRNO

14 April - 20 April, 2015
£1765

Journey through the hidden history and treasures of the ravishing Czech capital and it's... more

CARDIFF: FROM COAL PORT TO CULTURAL CAPITAL

CARDIFF: FROM COAL PORT TO CULTURAL CAPITAL

20 April - 24 April, 2015
£585

Explore the way in which the city transformed itself from ‘the coal metropolis... more

The Channel Islands: Occupation & Defence

The Channel Islands: Occupation & Defence

14 June - 20 June, 2015
£1495

Encircled by the waters of the Gulf of St Malo and sheltered by the coasts of Brittany... more

Wellington & Waterloo

Wellington & Waterloo

02 June - 05 June, 2015
£1050

The Duke of Wellington will be forever remembered as the victor of Waterloo. In the bicentennial... 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

Secret War

Secret War

17 September - 19 September, 2015
£395

It was in September 1938 that Captain Ridley and his ‘shooting party’ first strode... more

The World of St Cuthbert & St Bede

The World of St Cuthbert & St Bede

18 August - 21 August, 2015
£520

The old Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Northumbria once stretched from the Humber to the Forth.... more

Mediaeval Burgundy

Mediaeval Burgundy

05 July - 12 July, 2015
£2190

The core of mediaeval Burgundy, famed today for its fine wines, once straddled the middle... more

Huguenots of The Cévennes: Remembering the French Wars of Religion

Huguenots of The Cévennes: Remembering the French Wars of Religion

31 August - 07 September, 2015
£1895

Our tour will begin with visits to Orange and Crest, before we head deep into the breathtaking... more

The Hanseatic League

The Hanseatic League

12 August - 20 August, 2015
£1995

The Hanseatic League, which in mediaeval times dictated trade from the Baltic to the North... more