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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 alerts@martinrandall.co.uk to register your interest.

Our provisional schedule can be viewed at the foot of this page.

This page was last updated on Thursday, 25th October 2018.

 

January

Oman, 5–15 January (MF402)

Valletta Baroque Festival, 20–27 January (MF401)

‘Rising Stars’ (Taunton), 25–27 January (MF413)

The Printing Revolution, 27 January–3 February (MF414)

Mozart in Salzburg, 28 January–3 February (MF415)

 

February

Guatemala, Honduras, Belize, 3–16 February (MF420)

Florence: Cradle of the Renaissance, 4–10 February (MF416)

Music & Ballet in Paris, 6–10 February (MF418)

The Age of Victoria, 8–10 February (MF418)

Vietnam: History, People, Food, 13–26 February (MF422)

Art in Texas, 20 February–3 March (MF424)

Essential India, 23 February–8 March (MF429)

Connoisseur's Rome, 26 February–3 March (MF427)

Essential Rome, 26 February–4 March (MF428)

Welsh National Opera, 27 February–1 March (MF423)

Opera & Ballet in Helsinki, 27 February–2 March (MF461)

 

March

The Nash Ensemble (Taunton), 1–3 March (MF431)

Civilisations of Sicily, 4–16 March (MF435)

Israel & Palestine, 5–14 March (MF440)

Indian Summer, 5–16 March (MF444)

Gastronomic Andalucía, 8–15 March (MF442)

Morocco, 9–20 March (MF441)

Venetian Palaces, 12–16 March (MF446)

Basilicata, 16–21 March (MF448)

Minoan Crete, 18–27 March (MF450)

The Birth of Mannerism20–24 March (MF455)

Modern Art on the Côte d'Azur, 21–27 March (MF462)

Gardens of the Riviera, 22–28 March (MF456)

Wines of Tuscany, 25–30 March (MF463)

Caravaggio: from Lombardy to Naples, 25 March–1 April (MF465)

Granada & Córdoba, 25 March–1 April (MF464)

Palladian Villas, 26–31 March (MF459)

Gardens of the Bay of Naples, 31 March–7 April (MF466)

 

April

Pompeii and Herculaneum, 1–6 April (MF471)

Classical Turkey, 1–10 April (MF479)

Civilisations of Sicily, 1–13 April (MF469)

Normans in the South, 2–10 April (MF475)

The Heath Quartet (Taunton), 5–7 April (MF467)

Samarkand & Silk Road Cities (for solo travellers), 5–16 April (MF472)

Essential Jordan, 6–14 April (MF474)

Gardens & Villas of Campagna Romana, 8–13 April (MF477)

Gardens of Sintra, 8–13 April (MF478)

The Via Emilia, 8–14 April (MF481)

Romans in the Rhône Valley, 9–15 April (MF476)

Gastronomic Provence, 9–16 April (MF482)

Music in Berlin, 17–22 April (MF487)

New Orleans to Natchitoches, 17–27 April (MF490)

Sailing the Dalmatian Coast, 20–30 April (MF494)

Champagne, 23–27 April (MF496)

Opera in Vienna, 23–28 April (MF495

Ravenna & Urbino, 24–28 April (MF498)

Gardens & Villas of the Italian Lakes, 25 April–1 May (MF499)

Monet & Impressionism, 28 April–3 May (MF502)

Gastronomic Puglia, 28 April–5 May (MF503)

Medieval Saxony, 29 April–7 May (MF500)

The Ring in Leipzig, 30 April–6 May (MF504)

Sailing the Dalmatian Coast, 30 April–10 May (MF509)

 

May

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 JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH JOURNEY, 13–19 May (MF530)

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)

 

June

Gastronomic Galicia, 3–10 June (MF559)

Palaces of Piedmont, 4–9 June (MF560)

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)

The Trasimeno Music Festival, 29 June–6 July (MF605)

 

July

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)

WEST COUNTRY CHORAL FESTIVAL, 7–11 July (MF615)

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)

The Schubertiade, 26 August–1 September (MF662)

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)

Shakespeare & his World, 31 July–4 August (MF634)

 

August

Drottningholm & Confidencen, 2–5 August (MF638)

Verona Opera, 15–19 August (MF647)

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

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)

 

September

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)

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)

Roman Italy, 9–18 September (MF689)

Essential China, 11–23 September (MF702)

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)

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)

 

October

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)

Romantic Agony: English Poets in Italy, 12–19 October (MF793)

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)

Mediaeval 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)

Classic Catalan Wines, 21–26 October (MF807)

Essential Andalucia, 21–31 October (MF848)

Ravenna & Urbino, 23–27 October (MF809)

Myanmar: Ancient to Modern, 24 October–4 November (MF859)

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)

 

November

THE THOMAS TALLIS TRAIL, 1–3 November (MF875)

Historic Musical Instruments, 1–4 November (MF873)

OPERA IN SOUTHERN SICILY, 5–11 November (MF876)

Venetian Palaces, 5–9 November (MF878)

Art in Paris, 6–9 November (MF887)

Californian Galleries, 6–16 November (MF881)

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)

Mughals & Rajputs, 16–28 November (MF900)

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)

 

December

Munich at Christmas, 20–27 December (MF965)

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

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, (MF967)

 

 

Provisional schedule – 2019 events yet to go on sale

 

April

Opera in Barcelona

 

May

Bergen Festival

Walking to Derbyshire Houses

Traditional Arts of Japan

 

June 

Ardgowan

 

July

Walking & Literature in the Lake District

 

August

Innsbruck Early Music Festival

Northern Poland

 

September

A Portrait of Matisse

In Churchill's Footsteps