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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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Connoisseur’s Prague Art, architecture & design, with privileged access

10 - 16 Sep 2017 £2,770
Prague, Charles Bridge, watercolour by B. Granville Baker, publ. 1923.
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Dark Age Brilliance Late Antique & Pre-Romanesque

24 Sep - 01 Oct 2017 £2,230
Ravenna, San Vitale, engraving 1906 from 'The Shores of the Adriatic'.
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I only started taking your holidays after I retired, I must confess that before then I was always put off the idea of organised tours. So it was a real pleasure to find your company, whose tours always include exactly what I would wish to do independently, but always with very pleasant company, and so superbly well organised. 

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Miramar garden, Trieste.

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