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Keep an eye on this web page as we announce new details for our cultural tours in 2017. 

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Autumn Bulletin out now! All the tours released since 29 September are featured in our new printed Autumn Bulletin. If you would like to receive a printed copy of the Autumn Bulletin email your address to sales@aceculturaltours.co.uk  or telephone us on 01223 841055.

 

Just released Thursday 2 February 2017

New programmes are released for three of our music tours: 

UK

Aldeburgh Festival Jun 2017

Ireland

West Cork Chamber Music Festival Jun 2017

Italy

Verdi Festival in Parma Oct 2017

 

Thursday 10 November 2016

New tours to Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, South Pacific, Spain, UK & Uzbekistan: 

Finland

Sibelius Festival in Finland  Aug 2017

France 

Festival de Pâques in Aix-en-Provence  Apr 2017

Germany & Austria

A Tale of Two Opera Festivals: Munich & Bregenz  Jul 2017

Ireland

West Cork Chamber Music Festival  Jun 2017

Georgian Dublin  Sep 2017

Wexford Opera Festival  Oct 2017

South Pacific (France)

New Caledonia: Heart of the Pacific  Oct 2017

Spain

Wellington & Napoleon in Madrid  Jun 2017

UK

Derbyshire Halls & Houses May 2017

Great Palladian Houses of Norfolk  Oct 2017

Houses & Gardens of Hereford & Worcester  Jul 2017

Isle of Wight  May 2017

Medieval Winchester  Sep 2017

Shakespeare at Stratford  Jul 2017

Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan: Cities of the Silk Road  Sep 2017

 

New dates released Monday 7 November 2016

New dates for second departure to Iran in April:

Iran: Glories of Persia  Apr 2017

Iran: Glories of Persia  Mar 2017

 

Thursday 3 November 2016

Four new tours to France, Belgium and the Netherlands:

France

Albi & the Languedoc  Jun 2017

Belle Epoque Paris  Oct 17

Edwin Lutyens in France & Belgium  Sep 2017

Netherlands

Amsterdam: From Canal Houses to Country Estates  Jul 2017

Cities of the Netherlands  Sep 2017

 

Thursday 27 October 2016

Four new tours to Italy:

Italy

North Naples: Campania Felix  Jun 2017

Lucca Puccini Festival  Aug 2017

Turin: Rise of a Royal City  Oct 2017

The Route of Caravaggio  Oct 2017

 

Thursday 20 October 2016

Three new Twentieth Century tours:

Germany

Bauhaus: German Modern Art & Design  Jun 2017

UK

20th Century Cornwall: Art, Architecture & Design  Apr 2017

20th Century Art & Architecture of East Anglia  Sep 2017

 

Thursday 13 October 2016

Four new Houses & Gardens tours:

Sweden

Swedish Palaces & Castles  Jul 2017

Italy

Palaces, Villas & Gardens of Bergamo & Brescia  May 2017

UK

Yorkshire Country Houses: Public & Private  Aug 2017

English Baroque in Stamford  Jul 2017

 

Thursday 6 October 2016

Three new tours to UK music festivals:

UK

Bath Bachfest  Feb 2017

International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival  Aug 2017

Buxton Festival  Jul 2017

 

Thursday 29 September 2016

Music programmes for three new tours:

Latvia

Riga Opera Festival  Jul 2017

UK

Worcester Three Choirs Jul 22-26, 2017

Worcester Three Choirs Jul 26-30, 2017

 

Tuesday 13 September 2016

Two new tours:

Germany

Paintings & Palaces of Bruswick & Kassel  Jul 2017

Hungary

Wildlife of Hungary  May 2017

 

Monday 12 September 2016

Three natural history tours:

Albania

Wildlife of Albania  Oct 2017

Finland & Norway

Arctic Finland & Norway  Aug 2017

Morocco

Wild Morocco  Mar 2017

 

Wednesday 7 September 2016

Ten new tours from Europe to the USA:

Armenia/Georgia

Churches & Monasteries of Armenia & Georgia  Sep 2017

Belgium

Art Nouveau in Belgium  Sep 2017

France

Medieval Brittany  Apr/May 2017

Germany

Bach festival in Leipzig  Jun 2017

Baroque and Rococo Bavaria  May 2017

Turkey/Greece

Ancient Cyprus  Oct 2017

Ireland

From Yeats Country to the Fermanagh Lakes  Jun 2017

Italy

Ancient Sicily  May 2017

UK

Islay, Jura & Colonsay  Jun 2017

USA

From Washington to Jamestown  Oct 2017

 

Tuesday 6 September 2016

Nine new tours from Europe to Russia and Japan:

France

Corsica: Rugged Isle of Beauty  Sep 2017

Greece

Cyclades: Ancient Islands of the Aegean  May 2017

Italy

Historic Milan  Mar 2017

Piero della Francesca  Sep 2017

Victorian Italy: The Pre-Raphaelites in Tuscany  Oct 2017

Japan

Japan: Temples & Art of the Inland Sea  Nov 17

Russia

Karelia & Archangel: Architecture of Northern Russia  Aug 2017

Serbia

Serbian Monasteries  May 2017

Spain

Great Spanish Master in Madrid & Toledo  Oct 2017

Baroque Seville  Mar 2017

 

Thursday 1 September 2016

Five new tours in Europe:

Austria

Schubert in Schwarzenberg  Aug 2017

France

The Dordogne: Prehistory to the Renaissance  Sep 2017

Art Collections in Lille & Lens  May 2017

Denmark

Art in Copenhagen  Aug 2017

Portugal

Madeira: Pearl of the Atlantic  Jun 2017

 

Tuesday 30 August 2016

Four new tours and a day course in the UK :

UK

Northern Picts  Aug 2017

Chichester & the South Downs  Sep 2017

Industrial Revolution in Staffordshire   Sep 2017

Oxford College Chapels & Organs  Oct 2017

UK day course

Wren's City Churches  Oct 2017

 

Friday 26 August 2016

Three new tours to Italy and two tours to the UK:

Italy

Apulia at Easter  Apr 2017

Piacenza & Val Trebbia  Sep 2017

Imperial Rome, Ostia & Tivoli  Oct 2017

UK

Wildlife of the Borders  Jul 2017

Northumbria in the First Millennium  Sep 2017

 

Thursday 25 August 2016

We have just released four new tours to Greece, South Africa and Germany:

Greece

Oracles of Greece  May 2017

South Africa

South Africa: Flowers of the Fairest Cape  Sep 2017

Germany

Dresden Music Festival  May 2017

In the Footsteps of Luther: 500 Years of Reformation  Aug 2017

 

Tuesday 23 August 2016

One new tour in the UK:

Artists' Houses in Sussex  Jun 2017

 

Friday 12 August 2016

Two new tours:

Netherlands

Van Gogh & Mondrian in the Netherlands  Jun/Jul 2017

UK

Hadrian's Wall  Aug 2017

 

Friday 5 August 2016

Two new UK tours:

The Southern Welsh March: History of the Borderlands  May 2017

Wild & Ancient Orkney  Jul 2017

 

Wednesday 27 July 2016

Two new tours to Germany:

Germany

Bach Festival in Leipzig  Jun 2017

Berlin: Birth & Rebirth of a Nation  Jun 2017

 

Friday 22 July 2016

Two new day courses for this September, and a new 2 day tour next year:

UK

Ancient Sicily at the Ashmolean  (day course)  Sept 2016 

Ceramics at the Fitzwilliam (day course)  Sept 2016 

Hogarth in London  (2 days)  Aug 2017

 

Friday 15 July 2016

Malta

Malta Through History  Mar 2017

UK

Great Organs of Edinburgh  May 2017

Constable & Gainsborough in Suffolk  Jun 2017

Glasgow: Patrons, Art & Innovation  Jun 2017

 

Monday 11 July 2016

We have just released 4 new tours and 2 new London day courses:

Malta

Valletta International Baroque Festival  Jan 2017

Italy

Palladio & the Villas of the Veneto  May 2017

UK

William Morris & the Pre-Raphaelites in Oxford  May 2017

Wild & Ancient Dartmoor  May 2017

UK day courses

Westminster Abbey  Feb 2017

Hawksmoor's London Churches  Mar 2017

 

Wednesday 6 July 2016

We have just released 2 new tours:

India

Gujarat: Traditional Crafts & Tribal Communities  Nov 2017

Portugal

Palaces & Gardens of Portugal  Mar 2017

 

Monday 4 July 2016

We have just released 14 new tours in the UK and Europe:

UK

Shakespeare in Stratford  Jan 2017

Coasts of Suffolk: Minsmere & Orford Ness  Jan 2017 

Medieval Imagery in York  Mar 2017

Cambridge Churches, Colleges & Chapels  Mar 2017

Liverpool: Private Wealth, Public Riches  Mar 2017

Schubert in Cambridge  Apr 2017

Saxon Suffolk: The Way of the Wuffings  Apr 2017

Ancient Wessex & Dorset  Apr 2017

Romanesque England: The Carved Churches of Herefordshire  Apr 2017

Georgian Bristol  Apr 2017

Bulgaria      

Bulgarian Monasteries  Apr 2017

Germany    

Wagner's Ring Cycle in Berlin  Apr 2017

Italy            

Sardinia: Birds, Flowers & Nuraghi  Apr 2017

Spain          

Wildlife & Walking in Extremadura  Apr 2017

 

The list above comprises the 2017 tours for which we have just finalised itineraries and prices.

To view all the 2017 cultural tours released so far click on one of the months listed below:

January  February  March  April  May  June  July  August  September  October  November 

Alternatively browse our tours via destination or subject, or browse all of our distant destination tours

Or talk to Christine or Sarah in the ACE office on 01223 841055

 
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