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Updated on Tuesday 23rd May 2017

There is still time to find a cultural getaway this spring, 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.


JUNE 2017 

From Yeates Country to the Fermangh Lakes LIMITED

June 7 - 14, 2017; £1675

Study a fascinating range of sites, from Neolithic tombs to enigmatic medieval monuments and elegant country houses, alongside visits to Rosses Point, Dooney, Dromahair, Innisfree and Drumcliffe. More >>


North Naples & Campania FelixLIMITED

June 7 - 13, 2017; £1745

This immersive six-day cultural tour weaves together the ancient, medieval and modern eras to tell the story of the richly layered region north of Naples. More >>


Roman & Byzantine Ravenna LIMITED

June 12 - 16, 2017; £1675

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


Bach Festival in Leipzig LIMITED (SINGLES ONLY)

June 12 - 19, 2017; £2450

The city’s 2017 Bachfest has been specially devised to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the start of the German Reformation with performances of JS Bach Inventions and Sinfonias BWV 772-801, works by Bartok and Kurtág performed by Sir András Schiff and more. More >>


Van Gogh & Mondrian in the Netherlands - SPACES

June 29 - July 3, 2017; £1695

This short tour provides an unprecedented opportunity to enjoy major works from almost every period of Vincent van Gogh’s career together with the 100th anniversary celebrations of the Dutch avant-garde, De Stijl, including a special exhibition of works by one of the founding artists of the movement: Piet Mondrian. More >>


West Cork Chamber Music FestivalSPACES (TWINS ONLY)

June 30 - July 6, 2017; £1825

Escape to the rural landscape of west Ireland on this annual chamber music tour to West Cork. More >>



JULY 2017

Wildlife of the Borders - SPACES

July 3 - 8, 2017; £1095

Encounter huge colonies of seabirds including gannets and terns, as well as grey seals and, perhaps, a porpoise or dolphin on this natural history tour with ACE Tour Director, Kevin Hand. More >>


Medieval Burgundy - SPACES

July 9 - 16, 2017; £2230

ACE Aquileia tour: Basilica of Aquileia

Explore the old Duchy of Burgundy from the World Heritage site of Vézelay, an enduring masterpiece of Burgundian Romanesque architecture, to the lovely, little-visited clusters of parish churches in the Mâconnais and Brionnais. More >>


Shakespeare at Stratford - SPACES

July 13 - 16, 2017; £745

ACE Aquileia tour: Basilica of Aquileia

2017 marks 2000 years since the death of the Roman poet Ovid, and the Royal Shakespeare Company is celebrating in spectacular style as they offer us a rare season featuring Shakespeare’s Rome in all its theatrical glory. More >>


Buxton Festival - SPACES

July 17 - 21, 2017; £1275

Our July tour to Buxton Festival will encompass a performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s Macbeth, the composer’s dramatic interpretation of the famous Shakespearian play; Benjamin Britten’s Albert Herring, a spirited and comedic depiction of life in rural England; and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s rarely performed early opera Lucio Silla. More >>