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There is still time to find a cultural getaway for 2017, some of our most popular tours have a small number of spaces remaining. Follow the links below to learn more about each tour and contact us soon to reserve your place.

Updated on Wednesday 27th July 2017





Cities of the Netherlands - SPACES

September 4 - 10, 2017; £2195

Explore the less-often visited cities of the Netherlands, travelling from the southern medieval centre of Utrect, to the historic trading outpost of Groningen in the north with art historian Adam White. More >>


Aquileia: City of AntiquitySPACES

September 4 - 8, 2017; £1025

This archaeology tour led by Andrew Wilson uncovers the region's fascinating history, including the extraordinary 4th century mosaics contained within the city's magnificient basilica. More >>


20th Century Art & Architecture of East AngliaSPACES

September 5 - 9, 2017; £2065

Discover the delights of quiet and remote settlements and modern architectural masterpieces that developed from 1900 onwards in the counties of Suffolk and Norfolk. More >>


Isles of Scilly - SPACES

September 5 - 12, 2017; £2065

More peaceful and relaxed than mainland Britain, Scilly embraces five inhabited islands and dozens of rocky outcrops, rich in sea birds. Our September tour with ecologist and ornithologist Marcus Kohler concentrates on the birdlife of the isles and coincides with the flow of autumn migration. More >>


Piero della Francesca SPACES

September 4 - 11, 2017; £1850

Discover the abundance of paintings and sites relating to the great artist Piero della Francesco situated along the eponymous trail throughout Tuscany, Umbria and the Marches. More >>


Roman & Byzantine Ravenna - SPACES

September 11 - 15, 2017; £1095

Travel to one of the Mediterranean's most illustrious cities on this archaeology tour with Andrew Wilson. More >>


Piacenza & Val Trebbia - SPACES

September 11 - 15, 2017; £1345

Discover a forgotten corner of Italy away from the well-beaten tourist trail with Christopher Wellington who will introduce us to his hometown of Piacenza and its unspoilt surrounding area, whose history is a microcosm of the history of northern Italy as a whole. More>>


The Dordogne: Prehistory to Renaissance - SPACES

September 15 - 22, 2017; 2195

Explore the diverse personality of one of France’s most charming regions, whose prehistoric landscape is peppered with small Romanesque churches and beautiful medieval fortified towns – bastides. More>>


Chichester & the South Downs - SPACES

September 18 - 22, 2017; £1165

Explore one of England's smallest cathedral cities, Chichester and the surrounding beautiful landscape of the South Downs on this fascinating cultural tour. More>>


Moorish Spain: Cordoba & Granada - SPACES

September 18 - 24, 2017; £1855

Discover the legacy of al-Andalus as we explore the endlessly evocative architecture of Córdoba and Granada. More>>





Great Palladian Houses of Norfolk - SPACES

October 9 - 11, 2017; £865

This architectural tour of Norfolk explores the county’s great Palladian houses including Houghton Hall, Holkham Hall and Raynham Hall. More>>


Victorian Italy: The Pre-Raphaelites in Tuscany - SPACES

October 10 - 16, 2017; £2295

Study the Victorian love affair with Italy in the artistic centres of Florence and Siena with examinations of the Italian Masters that influenced the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood of artists, architects and writers. More>>


Verdi Festival in Parma - SPACES

October 10 - 16, 2017; £2715

Experience performances in historic theatres including the Teatro Giuseppe Verdi in Busseto and Parma’s Teatro Regio and enjoy visits to locations associated with the composer’s life and work including his birthplace museum in Le Roncole and his villa in Sant’Agata. More>>


Belle Epoque Paris - SPACES

October 11 - 14, 2017;1425

Walk the Grands Boulevards of this romantic city as our tour recreates a ‘lost world’ of courtesans, opera, decorative treasures and luxurious design and delve into the enchanting Art Nouveau interior of Maxim’s on this exploration of 1900s Paris. More>>


Art on the Côte d'Azur - SPACES

October 16 - 23, 2017; £2295

This art history tour in the South of France explores how the vivid colours of the Côte d’Azur, not to mention the region’s enchanting architecture and mild climate, captivated a succession of Europe’s leading artists. More>>





Gujarat: Traditional Crafts & Tribal Communities - SPACES

November 11 - 27, 2017; £2965

This cultural tour to Gujarat reveals the life, crafts and traditions found in this little visited part of western India. More>>






Christmas in Berlin - SPACES

December 22 - 28, 2017; £2095

Experience the rich delights of Berlin’s art collections and architectural heritage, at a time when the city is alive with festive lights and bustling Christmas markets. More>>


Temple Winter Festival - SPACES

December 12 - 14, 2017; £845

Exquisite musical performances weave around historical visits as we delve into one of London’s most beautiful, ancient and enigmatic districts – Temple. More>>