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


We offer the widest selection of tours in the UK, continental Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, India, China, Japan, the Americas and Australasia.

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We offer an unequalled range of tours and events focusing on archaeology, architecture, art, gastronomy, history, houses and gardens, literature and drama, music, ballet and opera, and walking.

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We have over three hundred tours and events in fifty different countries, and they range from single-day seminars to seventeen days in Peru.

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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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Modern Art on the Côte d’Azur Europe’s greatest concentration of classic modern art

25 - 31 Oct 2016 £2,480
Nice, etching c. 1925 by Frederick Farrell
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Walking to Santiago On foot for selected sections of the pilgrims’ way

06 - 17 Jun 2017 £3,420
Burgos Cathedral, Capilla del Condestable, steel engraving c. 1850.
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A MRT trip is more than a vacation; it's an experience that will live on in our memories because it was so deeply satisfying. We like that there was no shopping, no beach time, no visits to jewellry makers or other time wasters. The tour was extremely academic: exactly what we wanted.

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Miramar garden, Trieste.

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