Call +44 (0)1223 841055 | Enquiry form | MenuClose menu


With over 200 escorted programmes every year. Our itineraries cover every aspect of the arts – music, fine art, the theatre – as well as architecture, archaeology, history and the natural world.

Find a tour


In 2015 our small ship cruises – on vessels catering for between 15 and 30 participants – will include the waterways of Provence, the Lycian and Carian coasts of Turkey, and Portugal’s Douro river. 

Find a cruise

Day courses

Led by one of our expert lecturers, our UK based one-day courses are an ideal opportunity to introduce or further your knowledge in a particular subject or field of interest.

Find a day course

Some of our tour directors

Tour Directors

Our tours are led throughout by expert lecturers – both specialists in their fields and convivial hosts. We welcome a select band of new Tour Directors to our portfolio every year.

Find out more

The Association for Cultural Exchange & The Ace Foundation

ACE CULTURAL TOURS is a subsidiary of the charitable organisation the ACE Foundation (the Association for Cultural Exchange), an educational trust founded in 1958.

Profits from our tours are used to support the work of our parent charity, which funds education projects at home and abroad, many of them related to places visited by ACE CULTURAL TOURS.

Find out more


25 Aug 2015
ACE & the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings

As part of the Association for Cultural Exchange, ACE Cultural Tours...


21 Aug 2015
Celebrate Van Gogh’s 125th Anniversary

This year marks the 125th anniversary of the death of one of the...


24 Jul 2015
Lead Me To The Lake Palace: Part Three

In the final installment of Annie Owen's cycle through Rajasthan, she...