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Welcome to Martin Randall Travel, the leading specialist in cultural holidays

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Please note: our London office is open from 9am–5.30pm (Monday–Thursday) and staff are working remotely due to government advice.

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We operate in around fifty countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and the Middle East. New destinations for 2021 include Bulgaria and Cyprus.

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We offer an unequalled range of tours and events focusing on art, architecture, music, archaeology, history, gardens, gastronomy or wine.

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Holiday types

Tours for small groups are our ‘bread and butter’, but we also offer Martin Randall Festivals, Private groups, short Music & History events, Culture Days and Lecture Afternoons.

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Expert lecturers

Our lecturers are selected with great care. Their scholarship is unimpeachable but their ability to communicate their learning is equally important.

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St Petersburg Pictures and palaces in the imperial capital

07 - 14 May 2021 £3,310
St Petersburg, Winter Palace, wood engraving c. 1880.
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Courts of Northern Italy Princely art of the Renaissance

25 Apr - 02 May 2021 £2,480
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I found exactly what I had hoped for from the tour description, extraordinary people who could help me to see into the heart of a wonderful country and plan visits to fascinating places I didn’t and couldn’t know existed.

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