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We are delighted to introduce a provisional overview of our planned departures for 2025.

 

 

Please note that some tours and dates (including month of departure) may be subject to change or confirmation, and we cannot guarantee that all the tours listed below will go ahead. This schedule will be regularly updated with Tour Directors and dates, and new releases will be activated on this page as they become available to book. Tours in bold have further details available or are already on sale, and can be clicked through to view more. Tours in standard font are not yet available for sale, but you can register an interest in them by clicking the corresponding 'REGISTER INTEREST' button next to the tour name. Alternatively, you can contact the ACE office on 01223 841055 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

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The Travelling Companions, Augustus Egg, 1862. Public domain via Birmingham Museums Trust.

 

 

January

 
   
Mozart Festival in Salzburg REGISTER INTEREST
Shakespeare at Stratford REGISTER INTEREST
Secret Treasures of Egypt REGISTER INTEREST
A Journey Through Vietnam: History, Art & Culture REGISTER INTEREST
Wildlife & Walking in Norfolk: Winter Tour REGISTER INTEREST
   

February

 
   
Music & Opera in New York (register interest) REGISTER INTEREST
Renaissance Florence: City of Wonders (first departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Bath Bachfest REGISTER INTEREST
Cambridge College Chapels & Organs REGISTER INTEREST
Wild & Ancient Somerset: Winter Tour REGISTER INTEREST
Art Treasures of Naples: From the Romans to the Baroque REGISTER INTEREST
Venice: The Triumph of Light & Colour (first departure) REGISTER INTEREST
   

March

 
   

Stained Glass in England: Style, Technique & Colour (first departure)

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Art Treasures of Manchester (first departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Art Treasures of Manchester (second departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Music Festival at Crathorne Hall REGISTER INTEREST
Roman & Byzantine Ravenna (first departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Aquileia: City of Antiquity (first departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Art on the Côte d'Azur (first departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Art Treasures of Dresden: Porcelain & Paintings REGISTER INTEREST
Wildlife & Walking in Extremadura (active edition) REGISTER INTEREST
Jordan: Kingdoms of the Desert REGISTER INTEREST

 

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April

 
   
20th Century Yorkshire: Art & Architecture REGISTER INTEREST
Romney Marsh Churches REGISTER INTEREST
Cornwall Calling: The Artists of Newlyn, Lamorna & St Ives REGISTER INTEREST
Lycian Cruise (two week version) REGISTER INTEREST
Art Treasures of Berlin: Historical Riches REGISTER INTEREST
Wild & Ancient Sardinia REGISTER INTEREST
Arles: From the Romans to Van Gogh REGISTER INTEREST
Bavarian Baroque REGISTER INTEREST
Wildlife & Walking in the Alentejo & Algarve REGISTER INTEREST
Pompeii with Herculaneum (first departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Wild & Ancient Crete (relaxed edition) REGISTER INTEREST
Fenland Abbeys REGISTER INTEREST
Flemish Painting: From van Eyck to Rubens REGISTER INTEREST
Music & Opera in Berlin REGISTER INTEREST
Music in Provence REGISTER INTEREST
Algeria: Encounters between Rome & North Africa REGISTER INTEREST
Great Art Collections of Philadelphia, Baltimore & Washington REGISTER INTEREST
   

May

 
   
Houses & Gardens of Northern Ireland (first departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Wildlife & Walking on the Isles of Scilly REGISTER INTEREST
Japan in Springtime: History, Art & Landscape REGISTER INTEREST
Great Bardfield & Beyond: Mid-Century Art & Design in East Anglia REGISTER INTEREST
Vienna: City of the Arts REGISTER INTEREST
Glasgow: Patrons, Art & Innovation REGISTER INTEREST
Kazakhstan: From the Silk Road to Sir Norman Foster (register interest) REGISTER INTEREST
Mahler Festival in Amsterdam (first departure) (register interest) REGISTER INTEREST
Mahler Festival in Amsterdam (second departure) (register interest) REGISTER INTEREST
Villas & Gardens in Lazio REGISTER INTEREST
Prague Spring Festival REGISTER INTEREST
Wonders of Georgia REGISTER INTEREST
Douro River Cruise on the Royal Barge (first departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Wildlife & Walking in Extremadura (relaxed edition) REGISTER INTEREST
Ancient & Medieval Cyprus (first departure) REGISTER INTEREST
On the Trail of Caravaggio: His Life, Works & Muses (first departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Jane Austen at 250 REGISTER INTEREST
Wagner’s Ring Cycle (month to be confirmed) REGISTER INTEREST
The Riviera di Levante (first departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Art Deco in Belgium REGISTER INTEREST
Shostakovich Festival in Leipzig REGISTER INTEREST

June

 
   
Wild & Ancient Hebrides REGISTER INTEREST
Islay, Jura & Colonsay REGISTER INTEREST
Dingle & the Ring of Kerry REGISTER INTEREST
St Magnus Festival on Orkney REGISTER INTEREST
Aldeburgh Festival (first departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Aldeburgh Festival (second departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Churches of Norfolk: An Appointment with Angels (first departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Medieval Burgundy (first departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Wildlife & Walking in Somerset: Summer Tour REGISTER INTEREST
Houses & Gardens of Northern Ireland (second departure) REGISTER INTEREST
East Neuk Festival REGISTER INTEREST
Bach Festival in Leipzig REGISTER INTEREST
Hungary: Kingdom of the Magyars REGISTER INTEREST
Northern Greece REGISTER INTEREST
Bauhaus: German Modern Art & Design REGISTER INTEREST
Verona Opera Festival REGISTER INTEREST
Churches of Suffolk REGISTER INTEREST
Danube River Cruise REGISTER INTEREST

 

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July

 
   
Wild & Ancient Orkney REGISTER INTEREST
Art & Landscape in Switzerland (first departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Art & Landscape in Switzerland (second departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Buxton International Festival (first departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Buxton International Festival (second departure) REGISTER INTEREST
York Early Music Festival REGISTER INTEREST
Hereford Three Choirs Festival (first departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Hereford Three Choirs Festival (second departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Wildlife & Walking in Norfolk: Summer Tour REGISTER INTEREST
Hadrian's Wall REGISTER INTEREST
Constable & Gainsborough in Suffolk REGISTER INTEREST
Iceland: Forces of Nature (register interest) REGISTER INTEREST
Medieval Burgundy (second departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Ireland's Ancient Heartland REGISTER INTEREST
The Hanseatic League: An Artistic Legacy REGISTER INTEREST

August

 
   
Northumbria in the First Millennium (first departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Northumbria in the First Millennium (second departure) REGISTER INTEREST
International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival REGISTER INTEREST
Schubert in Schwarzenberg REGISTER INTEREST
Sibelius Festival in Finland: 160th Anniversary Tour REGISTER INTEREST
Artists' Houses in Sussex REGISTER INTEREST
Art & Ceramics of the Industrial Revolution REGISTER INTEREST
Churches of Norfolk: An Appointment with Angels (second departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Art & Ceramics in Copenhagen & North Zealand REGISTER INTEREST
Music on the Côte d’Azur REGISTER INTEREST
Dorset Country Houses & Churches REGISTER INTEREST
Glyndebourne Summer Festival REGISTER INTEREST

September

 
   
Vltava Cruise REGISTER INTEREST
Haydn in Eisenstadt: Herbstgold Festival REGISTER INTEREST
Isle of Wight REGISTER INTEREST
Wild & Ancient Crete (active edition) REGISTER INTEREST
Country Houses of North Norfolk REGISTER INTEREST
Scottish Art & Craft in Edinburgh & Dundee REGISTER INTEREST
Churches of Shropshire REGISTER INTEREST
Roman & Byzantine Ravenna (second departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Aquileia: City of Antiquity (second departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Art on the Côte d'Azur (second departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Douro River Cruise on the Royal Barge (second departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Ancient Sicily REGISTER INTEREST
Turin: Art & Architecture of the Kingdom of Savoy REGISTER INTEREST
The Dodecanese Islands REGISTER INTEREST
Bulgarian Monasteries REGISTER INTEREST
The Riviera di Levante (second departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Art Treasures of Berlin: The Modern & Contemporary REGISTER INTEREST
Lycian Cruise (one week version) REGISTER INTEREST

 

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October

 
   
Mekong Cruise REGISTER INTEREST
Ethiopia (register interest) REGISTER INTEREST
Ancient & Medieval Cyprus (second departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Glyndebourne (first departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Glyndebourne (second departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Wexford Opera Festival REGISTER INTEREST
Connoisseurs' Cambridge REGISTER INTEREST
Music Festival at Hintlesham Hall REGISTER INTEREST
Japan in Autumn: History, Art & Landscape REGISTER INTEREST
Uzbekistan: Cities of the Silk Road REGISTER INTEREST
Oxford International Song Festival REGISTER INTEREST
Chinese Civilisation REGISTER INTEREST
Bruges REGISTER INTEREST
Palladio: Venice & the Villas of the Veneto REGISTER INTEREST
Havelis: Painted Mansions of Rajasthan REGISTER INTEREST
Everyday Life in Ancient Rome REGISTER INTEREST
Athens, Delphi & the Peloponnese REGISTER INTEREST
Wildlife & Walking in Albania REGISTER INTEREST
Piero della Francesca REGISTER INTEREST
On the Trail of Caravaggio: His Life, Works & Muses (second departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Wonders of Spain: Córdoba & Granada REGISTER INTEREST
International Chopin Piano Competition (register interest) REGISTER INTEREST
The Arts & Crafts of Young Poland (register interest) REGISTER INTEREST
   

November

 
   
Oxford College Chapels & Organs REGISTER INTEREST
Stained Glass in England: Style, Technique & Colour (second departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Vienna 1900 REGISTER INTEREST
Art & Architecture of Puglia REGISTER INTEREST
From Bologna to Parma: A Feast for the Soul & Senses REGISTER INTEREST
Morocco: Archaeology of the Western Kingdom REGISTER INTEREST
Roussillon REGISTER INTEREST
Renaissance Florence: City of Wonders (second departure) REGISTER INTEREST
Ancient Treasures of Naples REGISTER INTEREST
Venice: The Triumph of Light & Colour (second departure) REGISTER INTEREST

Bath Mozartfest (first departure)

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Bath Mozartfest (second departure)

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Hidden Athens

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Pompeii with Herculaneum (second departure)

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December

York Early Music Christmas Festival REGISTER INTEREST
Ancient Egypt & the Nile: From Cairo to Aswan REGISTER INTEREST
William Morris and Arts & Crafts REGISTER INTEREST