"Tom Abbott, the tour director, was extraordinarily knowledgeable, very articulate and great fun!"
"Tom Abbott's cultural knowledge and guiding manners are unsurpassed"
- Recent ACE travellers on tours with Tom Abbott
Tom Abbott BA (Carleton College, USA) MA (Technical University Berlin) is an independent art and architectural historian associated with the Foundation of Prussian Palaces and Gardens. A resident of Berlin for over thirty years, he is a proficient lecturer and tour leader, with extensive experience directing cultural and art tours in Europe, to destinations including Germany, France, Italy, and Poland, for groups including the Arts Society (formerly NADFAS), the Victorian Society, and various universities. Tom has also studied at the Louvre School of Art History in Paris. His expertise concerning art and architecture ranges from the medieval to the current, and is highlighted in his knowledge and fascination with the Baroque and Rococo, the Romantic Movement, garden history and the musical heritage of Germany, as well as all aspects of European modern and contemporary art, architecture and history.
Tours with Tom Abbott
Danube River Cruise | September 202313th Sep - 21st Sep 2023Tour Directors: Nicholas Wearne, Ashley Solomon, Judy Brown, Andrew Spira, Emilie Capulet, Sarah Burles, Tom Abbott, & John Bryden£3395
Art in Berlin | April 20248th Apr - 14th Apr 2024Tour Director: Tom Abbott£2995
Venice: The Triumph of Light & Colour (First departure) | March 20245th Mar - 11th Mar 2024Tour Director: Tom Abbott£2895
Venice: The Triumph of Light & Colour (second departure) | February 202427th Feb - 4th Mar 2024Tour Director: Tom Abbott£2895
The Hanseatic League | July 202417th Jul - 25th Jul 2024Tour Director: Tom Abbott£3875
Caspar David Friedrich at 250: The Age of Romanticism (Register Interest) | September 2024Tour Director: Tom Abbott