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Cultural tours departing in 2020

posted on 18/04/19

We are delighted to publish a list of tours for 2020. More tours and events will be launched later in the year – please 
e-mail to register your interest.

This page was last updated on 17th May 2019.



Oman, Landscapes & Peoples, 4–14 January (MG973) 


Mozart in Salzburg, 27 January–2 February (MG985)

Architecture of the British Raj, 1–12 February (MG988)

Lands of the Maya, 8–24 February (MG100)

Gastronomic Kerala, 16–25 February (MG105)

Connoisseur's Rome, 25 February–1 March (MG111)

Essential Rome, 25 February–2 March (MG112)



Israel & Palestine, 3–12 March (MG116)

New Orleans to Natchitoches, 4–14 March (MG118)

Morocco, 7–18 March (MG120)

Venetian Palaces, 10–14 March (MG121)

The Arts in China, 10–19 March (MG122)

Sacred India, 15–28 March (MG130)

Minoan Crete, 16–25 March (MG131)

Modern Art on the Côte d'Azur, 19–25 March (MG135)

Florence, 23–29 March (MG140)

Classical Turkey, 30 March–8 April (MG147)

Normans in the South, 31 March–8 April (MG148)


Parma & Bologna, 1–8 April (MG150)

Albania: Crossroads of Antiquity, 8–17 April (MG160)

Art in Japan, 13–24 April (MG170)

Gardens & Villas of the Veneto, 14–20 April (MG167)

Ravenna & Urbino, 15–19 April (MG172)

Gastronomic Provence, 16–23 April (MG173)

Essential Jordan, 18–26 April (MG171)

A Festival of Impressionism, 19–24 April (MG183)

The Ring in Chicago, 19–26 April (MG169)

Traditions of Japan, 20 April–2 May (MG179)

Palladian Villas, 21–26 April (MG176)

Cathedrals of England, 22–30 April (MG175)

Baroque Music in the Bolivian Missions, 23 April–4 May (MG185)

The Leonore Piano Trio, 24–26 April (MG168)

Pompeii & Herculaneum, 27 April–2 May (MG181)

Southern Tuscany, 27 April–3 May (MG180)

East Coast Galleries, 29 April–12 May (MG186)


Footpaths of Umbria, 4–11 May (MG190)

Roman Southern Britain, 5–12 May (MG191)

Japanese Gardens, 7–18 May (MG200)

St Petersburg, 8–15 May (MG196)

Concertgebouw Mahler Festival, 8–18 May (MG203)

At Home at Ardgowan, 10–15 May (MG204)

Wines of Tuscany, 11–16 May (MG210)

The Western Balkans, 11–24 May (MG214)

Albion String Quartet, 19–21 May (MG219)

Gardens of Sintra, 18–23 May (MG216)

The Ring in Leipzig, 19–25 May (MG220)

The Pyrenees, 19–28 May (MG217)

Iceland's Story, 20–27 May (MG222)

Gastronomic Veneto, 20–27 May (MG224)

Classical Greece, 23 May–1 June (MG212)

Courts of Northern Italy, 31 May–7 June (MG235)


German Gothic, 3–10 June (MG240)

Medieval Burgundy, 6–13 June (MG242)

Duchy of Milan, 8–15 June (MG249)

Great French Gardens, 10–19 June (MG252)

Medieval East Anglia, 11–15 June (MG253)

Gastronomic Sweden, 12–19 June (MG254)

Frank Lloyd Wright, 12–23 June (MG255)

Walking to Derbyshire Houses, 15–20 June (MG257)

Great Swedish Houses, 22–28 June (MG280)

Aalto & Others, 25 June–3 July (MG283)

Dutch Painting, 27–30 June (MG285)

Yorkshire Houses, 27 June–3 July (MG287)

Castles, Campaigns, Conquests, 29 June–3 July (MG292)

Walking the Rhine Valley, 29 June–6 July (MG286)



Danish Art & Design, 4–12th July (MG290)

West Country Churches, 6–10 July (MG291)

Gastronomic West Country, 6–12 July (MG293)


'A terrible beauty', 9–14 July (MG295)

Rock Art in Scandinavia, 12–19 July (MG300)

Oberammergau 2020, 21–27 July (MG315)

Orkney: 5000 years of culture, 25–31 July (MG316)


The Industrial Revolution, 3–8 August (MG321)

Estonia, 3–11 August 2020 (MG322)

Oberammergau 2020, 18–24 August (MG340)

The Hanseatic League, 19–26 August (MG343)




Cave Art in Spain, 1–7 September (MG350)

Flemish Painting, 2–6 September (MG352)

West Coast Architecture, 4–15 September (MG383)

Genoa & Turin, 6–12 September (MG355)

Arts & Crafts in the Cotswolds, 9–13 September (MG366)

Dutch Modern, 10–14 September (MG365)

St Petersburg, 11–18 September (MG360)

Frank Lloyd Wright, 11–22 September (MG370)

Georgia Uncovered, 12–22 September (MG371)

Courts of Northern Italy, 13–20 September (MG373)

The Etruscans, 14–20 September (MG374)

Albania: Crossroads of Antiquity, 16–25 September (MG378)

Pompeii & Herculaneum, 21–26 September (MG422)

Walking a Royal River, 21–27 September (MG381)

Footpaths of Umbria, 21–28 September (MG382)

Ravenna & Urbino, 23–27 September (MG427)

Siena & San Gimignano, 23–27 September (MG428)

St Petersburg, 25 September–2 October (MG447)

World Heritage Malta, 28 September–4 October (MG434)

The Imperial Riviera, 28 September–4 October 2020 (MG435)

Lucca, 28 September–4 October (MG443)

Ancient Kingdoms of Castile & León, 28 September–7 October 2020 (MG444)

In Search of Alexander, 29 September–5 October (MG445)

The Cathedrals of England, 30 September–8 October (MG450)


The Romans in Mediterranean Spain, 5–11 October (MG455)

The Western Balkans, 5–18 October (MG464)

Food & Wine Archaeology, 6–9 October 2020 (MG459)

Palladian Villas, 6–11 October (MG456)

Ancient Rome, 12–17 October (MG466)

Piero della Francesca, 12–18 October (MG463)

Palestine, Past & Present, 12–20 October (MG484)

Modern Art on the Côte d'Azur, 14–20 October (MG470)

China's Silk Road Cities, 15–27 October (MG486)

Essential Jordan, 16–24 October (MG477)

Pompeii & Herculaneum, 19–24 October (MG512)

Art in Japan, 19–30 October (MG515)

Roman & Medieval Provence, 23–29 October (MG480)

Oman, Landscapes & Peoples, 24 October–3 November 2020 (MG535)

Wines of Bordeaux, 26 October–1 November (MG520)

Gastronomic Puglia, 26 October–2 November (MG522)


Painted Palaces of Rajasthan, 3–15 November (MG552)

Japanese Gardens, 5–16 November (MG555)

Venice Revisited 9–14 November (MG559)

Venetian Palaces, 10–14 November (MG560)

Art in Texas, 11–22 November (MG570)

Bengal by River, 16–27 November (MG580)

The Ring in Paris, 29 November–7 December (MG600)


Provisional schedule – 2020 events yet to go on sale



Valletta Baroque Festival

Amsterdam Quartet Biennale



Venice for Handel House


Leonardo 500

Beethoven in Paris





Vietnam: History, People, Food


Walking in Northern Tuscany

Raphael 500

Civilisations of Sicily

Music & Ballet in Paris

Music in North Italy for Stringletter

Eastern Andalucía

Opera in Vienna



Opera in Berlin

Samarkand & Silk Road Cities

Los Angeles for the Patrons of The National Gallery of Canada

Spring in Cornwall

Gardens of the Bay of Naples

Granada & Córdoba

Gastronomic Valencia

Civilisations of Sicily

Sailing the Dalmatian Coast

Gardens & Villas of the Italian Lakes

Opera & Ballet in Copenhagen



Ballet in St Petersburg

Bergen Music Festival

Opera in Turin & Milan

Music in Hamburg

Budapest Spring

Sailing the Dalmatian Coast

Music in Brno & Prague

Samarkand & Silk Road Cities

Norman Conquest & Plantagenet Power

Walking Hadrian's Wall 

New English Gardens

Asturias & Cantabria

Georgian Dublin

Great Irish Houses

Textile Collections in Russia: St Petersburg & Moscow with HALI



Wines of the Côte d'Or

Glyndebourne & Garsington

Cities of Eastern Saxony


Art & Artefacts of the Ancient World

The Road to Santiago

Art in Tyrol, South & North

Leipzig Bach Festival

Eastern Pomerania




Versailles: Seat of the Sun King

Walking the Loire

Savonlinna Opera

Beaune Festival

Hindsgavl Festival

Verona Opera

West Cork

French Gothic

Medieval Normandy

Western Ireland

Opera in Munich & Bregenz



Drottningholm & Confidencen


The Douro

A Schubertiade in Catalonia

Rossini in Pesaro

Summer Music: Opera in Austria

Bavarian Organs

Schubertiade with Mountain Walks




Samarkand & Silk Road Cities

Classical Greece


Rome on Film

Walking and Literature in the Lake District

Classical Turkey for Hong Kong Museum of Art


Walking to Santiago

Gastronomic Emilia-Romagna

Cyprus: stepping stone of history

Hadrian's Wall

Gastronomic Catalonia

Gardens & Villas of the Italian Lakes

Civilisations of Sicily

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Connoisseur's Prague


Gastronomic Crete

The Divine Office

Val Camonica

Modern Art in Sussex

Lombardy: Gastronomy & Opera


Beethoven in Bonn (250 Anniversary)

Music in the Saxon Hills

Connoisseur's Berlin

Modern Moscow



Ancient & Islamic Tunisia

Istanbul Revealed

Samarkand & Silk Road Cities

Gastronomy & the Golden Age

Churches, Castles & Roman Ruins in the Italian Alps

Civilisations of Sicily

20th-century Spain

Vienna for the Patrons of The National Gallery of Canada

Art in the Netherlands

Art & Medicine

Bilbao to Bayonne

Essential Andalucía

Verdi in Parma & Busseto

A Portrait of Matisse

Historic Musical Instruments

Rome on Film

Gastronomic Friuli-Venezia Giulia

Tintoretto, Titian & Veronese



Music in Venice

Art in Madrid

Les Années Folles


Textiles in Japan for HALI Magazine

Welsh National Opera

Ring in St Petersburg

Art in Paris


Please e-mail to register your interest.