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Cultural tours departing in 2019

posted on 15/05/18

We are delighted to publish a list of tours for 2019. 
More tours and events will be launched later in the year
– please e-mail to register your interest.

This page was last updated on 25th April 2019.


Châteaux of the Loire, 2–5 May (MF514)

The Road to Santiago, 3–15 May (MF508)

Classical Greece, 4–13 May (MF550)

Tuscan Gardens, 6–11 May (MF516)

Footpaths of Umbria, 6–13 May (MF512)

Toledo & La Mancha, 6–13 May (MF511)

When Bach went AWOL, 7–13 May (MF528)

Rhineland Masterpieces, 7–12 May (MF506)

Tudor England, 8–13 May (MF515)

Organs of Bach's Time, 8–13 May (MF518)

The Cathedrals of England, 8–16 May (MF505)

Japanese Gardens, 9–20 May (MF520)

St Petersburg, 10–17 May (MF544)

Samarkand & Silk Road Cities, 10–21 May (MF525)

Prague Spring, 12–18 May (MF523)

Courts of Northern Italy, 12–19 May (MF529)


The Western Balkans, 13–26 May (MF535)

The Fitzwilliam String Quartet (Lavenham), 14–16 May (MF519)

Barcelona, 14–18 May (MF533)

Walking Hadrian's Wall, 14–20 May (MF538)

In Search of Alexander, 14–20 May (MF534)

Roman Southern Britain, 14–21 May (MF522)

Iceland's Story, 15–22 May (MF536)

The South Downs, 16–21 May (MF542)

Dresden Music Festival, 16–22 May (MF532)

Hamburg: Opera & 'Elphi', 18–22 May (MF539)

Ballet in St Petersburg, 18–23 May (MF537)

Gastronomic Le Marche, 20–27 May (MF543)

Medieval Upper Normandy, 20–27 May (MF540)

Art in Japan, 20–31 May (MF545)

Moscow & the Golden Ring, 25 May–3 June (MF552)

Great Irish Houses, 27 May–4 June (MF553)

Puccini in Copenhagen, 30 May–2 June (MF555)

Gastronomic Sweden, 31 May–7 June (MF554)



Gastronomic Galicia, 3–10 June (MF559)

Journey Through Slovakia, 7–15 June (MF507)

Medieval Burgundy, 8–15 June (MF570)

Frank Lloyd Wright, 8–19 June (MF571)

Yorkshire Churches & Cathedrals, 10–14 June (MF572)

Rhineland Romanesque, 10–16 June (MF575)

The Imperial Riviera, 10–16 June (MF573)

Walking to Santiago, 11–22 June (MF576)

Handel in Halle, 12–17 June (MF579)

Krakow & Silesia, 14–21 June (MF577)

Gastronomic Sweden, 14–21 June (MF580)

Connoisseur's Vienna, 17–23 June (MF590)

Cave Art of France, 17–24 June (MF599)

Dutch Modern, 20–24 June (MF595)

Great Houses of the North, 21–30 June (MF588)

The Schubertiade with mountain walks, 23–29 June (MF581)

The Welsh Marches, 24–28 June (MF600)

Berlin: New Architecture, 25–29 June (MF578)

Dutch Painting, 26–29 June (MF601)

Glyndebourne & Garsington, 27–30 June (MF604)

West Cork Chamber Music Festival, 28 June–2 July (MF603)

Versailles: Seat of the Sun King, 28 June–1 July (MF591)



Danish Castles and Gardens, 1–7 July (MF607)

French Gothic, 1–7 July (MF608)

Western Ireland, 1–7 July (MF610)

Country Houses of the South West, 4–7 July (MF613)

Architecture of Bath, 6–7 July (MF614)


Gastronomic West Country, 8–14 July (MF616)

Lofoten Chamber Music Festival, 8–14 July (MF622)

Ireland: 'A terrible beauty', 9–14 July (MF620)

Mitteldeutschland, 21–29 July (MF627)

Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania, 21 July–3 August (MF628)

Savonlinna Opera, 22–25 July (MF629)

Verona Opera, 22–26 July (MF630)

Orkney: 5,000 years of culture, 27 July–2 August (MF636)

Opera in Munich & Bregenz, 28 July–3 August (MF637)

Country Houses of the North West, 29 July–3 August (MF635)



Drottningholm & Confidencen, 2–5 August (MF638)

Walking in Southern Bohemia, 18–23 August (MF654)

Gdańsk & Eastern Pomerania, 19–26 August (MF655) 

A Schubertiade in Catalonia, 21–26 August (MF658)

Great Houses of the Czech Lands, 23–31 August (MF660)

The Lucerne Festival, 26–31 August (MF661)

The Schubertiade, 26 August–1 September (MF662)

King Ludwig II, 26–31 August (MF663)

Vienna's Masterpieces, 27–31 August (MF664)

MUSIC ALONG THE DANUBE, 31 August–7 September (MF665)

Walking the Danube, 31 August–7 September (MF666)



Enescu Festival Bucharest, 1–7 September (MF686)

Footpaths of Umbria, 2–9 September (MF670)

The Douro, 2–9 September (MF674)

Moscow & St Petersburg, 2–10 September (MF669)

The Sibelius Festival, 4–9 September (MF695) 

Flemish Painting, 4–8 September (MF678)

The Hanseatic League, 4–11 September (MF671)

Lombardy: Gastronomy & Opera, 5–11 September (MF685)

Sacred Armenia, 5–13 September (MF729)

Peru: the Andean Heartland, 5–20 September (MF675)

Poets & the Somme, 6–9 September (MF673)

Wine, Walks & Art in Alsace, 6–12 September (MF690)

The Ring in Berlin, 6–16 September (MF699)

Samarkand & Silk Road Cities, 6–17 September (MF676)

Gardens & Landscapes of the Dutch Wave, 7–12 September (MF679)

Franconia, 7–14 September (MF677)

Frank Lloyd Wright, 7–18 September (MF681)

Courts of Northern Italy, 8–15 September (MF682)

Literary England, 8–16 September (MF684)

The Heart of Italy, 9–16 September (MF687)

Connoisseur's Prague, 10–16 September (MF691)

St Petersburg (for solo travellers), 13–20 September (MF705)

The Age of Bede, 14–17 September (MF712)

Georgia Uncovered, 14–23 September (MF707)

Dark Age Brilliance, 15–22 September (MF714)

Walking Hadrian's Wall, 16–22 September (MF683)

Essential Puglia, 16–23 September (MF717)

Ancient Kingdoms of Castile & León, 16–25 September (MF706)

Civilisations of Sicily, 16–28 September (MF750)

Walking to Santiago, 17–28 September (MF672)

The Cathedrals of England, 18–26 September (MF727)

Palladianism in Southern England, 19–28 September (EF726)

Gardens & Villas of the Italian Lakes, 19–25 September (MF732)

Berlin, Potsdam, Dresden, 19–27 September (MF730)

The Renaissance in Castile & León, 21–26 September (MF731)

Classical Greece, 21–30 September (MF734)

Country Houses of Kent, 23–27 September (MF746)

Dorset Churches, 23–27 September (MF736)

Food & Wine Archaeology, 24–27 September (MF735)

Crécy, Agincourt & Waterloo, 25–29 September (MF733)

Bauhaus Centenary, 27 September–2 October (MF762)

SACRED MUSIC IN SANTIAGO, 28 September–2 October (MF760)

Gastronomic Crete, 29 September–7 October (MF767)

Arts & Crafts in the Lake District, 30 September–4 October

Pompeii and Herculaneum, 30 September–5 October (MF768)

Istanbul Revealed, 30 September–6 October (MF757)

World Heritage Malta, 30 September–6 October (MF800)

Aragón, 30 September–8 October (MF769)



Palladian Villas, 1–6 October (MF771)

Verdi in Parma & Busseto, 2–7 October (MF780)

Art in Madrid, 2–6 October (MF772)

Albania: Crossroads of Antiquity, 2–11 October (MF770)

The Venetian Hills, 3–7 October (MF774)

Samarkand & Silk Road Cities, 4–15 October (MF797)

Ancient and Islamic Tunisia, 4–11 October (MF777)

Friuli-Venezia Giulia, 7–12 October (MF775)

Walking in Southern Tuscany, 7–14 October (MF776)

Bauhaus Centenary, 8–13 October (MF785)

Sacred China, 8–21 October (MF786)

Moldavia & Transylvania, 12–20 October (MF787)

Courts of Northern Italy, 13–20 October (MF791)

Romans in Western Iberia, 14–20 October (MF788)

Bilbao to Bayonne, 14–21 October (MF792)

Palestine, 14–22 October (MF789)

Civilisations of Sicily, 14–26 October (MF799)

The Western Balkans, 14–27 October (MF790)

Houghton & Holkham, 15–18 October (MF805)

Medieval Alsace, 15–22 October (MF794)

Modern Art on the Côte d'Azur, 17–23 October (MF816)

New England Modern, 17–26 October (MF820)

China's Silk Road Cities, 17–29 October (MF802)

Le Corbusier, 19–27 October (MF806)

Art in the Netherlands, 20–26 October (MF840)

Essential Andalucia, 21–31 October (MF848)

Ravenna & Urbino, 23–27 October (MF809)

The Making of Argentina, 24 October–6 November (MF860)

Gastronomic Piedmont, 26 October–1 November (MF864)

Essential Jordan, 26 October–3 November (MF868)

Oman, 26 October–5 November (MF865)

Leonardo 500, 29 October–4 November (MF766)

Les Années Folles, 31 October–3 November (MF870)




Telegraph Tours: A Portrait of Matisse, 1–4 November (EF871)

Historic Musical Instruments, 1–4 November (MF873)


Venetian Palaces, 5–9 November (MF878)

Art in Paris, 6–9 November (MF887)

Californian Galleries, 6–16 November (MF881)

Japanese Gardens, 7–18 November (EF877)

Bengal by River, 10–22 November (MF880)

Art History of Venice, 11–17 November (MF882)

Florence Revisited, 11–17 November (MF883)

Gastronomic Sicily, 11–18 November (MF885)

Palermo Revealed, 12–17 November (MF888)

Palaces & Villas of Rome, 18–23 November (MF901)

Art in Japan, 18–29 November (MF902)

Ruskin's Venice, 20–24 November (MF904)

Vietnam: History, People, Food, 20 November–3 December (MF906)

The Wihan Quartet, 29 November-1 December (MF915)



Munich at Christmas, 20–27 December (MF965)

Christmas in Emilia-Romagna, 20–27 December (MF964)

Venice at Christmas, 20–27 December (MF966)

Provence at Christmas, 20–27 December (MF968)

Modern Art on the Côte d-Azur at Christmas, 20–27 December (MF963)

Amsterdam at Christmas, 20–27 December (MF969)

Turin at Christmas, 21-27 December (MF967)

Music in Berlin at New Year, 27 December–2 January (MF971)