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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 20 November 2019.



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

Valletta Baroque Festival, 17–24 January (MG979)

Taunton- Rising Stars, 24–26 January (MG983)

String Quartet Biennale Amsterdam, 25–29 January (MG984)

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



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

Caravaggio, 1–8 February (MG102)

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

Beethoven in Barcelona, 8–15 February (MG999)

Hamburg: Opera & 'Elphi', 9–13 February (MG103)

Leonardo 500, 11–17 February (MG101)

Beethoven at The Castle, 20–22 February (MG108)

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

Essential Rome, 25 February–2 March (MG112)



Art in the Age of Angst, 3–6 March (MG115)

Israel & Palestine, 3–12 March (MG116)

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

Morocco, 7–18 March (MG120)

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

Venetian Palaces, 10–14 March (MG121)

The Later Georgians: Britain 1760-1830, 13–15 March (MG123)

Angkor Wat & Antiquities of Cambodia, 14–25 March (MG125)

Walking in Northern Tuscany, 15–22 March (MG142)

Civilisations of Sicily, 16–28 March (MG132)

Minoan Crete, 16–25 March (MG131)

Raphael 500, 16–22 March (MG133)

Opera in Vienna, 17–22 March (MG129)

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

Opera & Ballet in Paris, 19–23 March (MG134)

Music in Northern Italy for Stringletter, 19–27 March (EG136)

Venice for Handel House, 19–23 March (EG137)

Eastern Andalucia, 23 March–1 April (MG139)

Florence, 23–29 March (MG140)

Extremadura, 26 March–4 April (MG143)

Classical Turkey, 30 March–8 April (MG147)

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


Parma & Bologna, 1–8 April (MG150)

Samarkand, 3–14 April (MG151)

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

Art in Japan, 13–24 April (MG170)

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

Opera & Ballet in Copenhagen, 15–19 April (MG162)

Ravenna & Urbino, 15–19 April (MG172)

Gastronomic Provence, 16–23 April (MG173)

Essential Jordan, 18–26 April (MG171)

The Cornish Peninsula, 18–25 April (MG166)

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

Gardens of the Bay of Naples, 19–26 April (MG182)

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

Cities of al-Andalus, 20–26 April (MG165)

Civilisations of Sicily, 20 April–2 May (MG178)

Gastronomic Valencia, 20–27 April (MG174)

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

Opera in Berlin, 21–25 April (MG164)

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)

Sailing the Dalmatian Coast, 25 April–5 May (MG184)

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

Southern Tuscany, 27 April–3 May (MG180)

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

Gardens & Villas of the Italian Lakes, 30 April–6 May (MG177)



Footpaths of Umbria, 4–11 May (MG190)

Roman Southern Britain, 5–12 May (MG191)

Sailing the Dalmatian Coast, 5–15 May (MG192)

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)

Samarkand, 15–26 May (MG202)

New English Gardens & RHS Chelsea, 15-20 May (MG218)

Norman Conquest & Plantagenet Power, 17–20 May (MG215)

Gardens of Sintra, 18–23 May (MG216)

Walking Hadrian's Wall, 18–24 May (MG221)

Albion String Quartet, 19–21 May (MG219)

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)

Early Spain: Asturias & Cantabria, 21–27 May (MG225)

Georgian Dublin, 21–24 May (MG223)

Opera in Turin & Milan, 21–25 May (MG230)

Classical Greece, 23 May–1 June (MG212)

Great Irish Houses, 23 May–1 June (MG224)

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


German Gothic, 3–10 June (MG240)

The Road to Santiago, 5–17 June (MG247)

Glyndebourne & Garsington, 5–8 June (MG246)

Medieval Burgundy, 6–13 June (MG242)

Art in Tyrol, South & North, 8–14 June (MG250)

Duchy of Milan, 8–15 June (MG249)

Great French Gardens, 10–19 June (MG252)

Medieval East Anglia, 11–15 June (MG253)

Frank Lloyd Wright, 12–23 June (MG255)

Gastronomic Sweden, 12–19 June (MG254)

Leipzig Bach Festival, 12–17 June (MG251)

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

The Oberammergau Passion Play, 21–27 June (MG315)

Schubertiade, 21–27 June (MG258)

Gdansk & Eastern Pomerania, 22–29 June (MG282)

Great Swedish Houses, 22–28 June (MG280)

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

Dutch Painting, 27–30 June (MG285)

Lusatia, 29 June–5-July (MG279)

Yorkshire Houses, 27 June–3 July (MG287)

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

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

Wines of the Côte d'Or, 29 June–6 July (MG286)

MUSIC ALONG THE RHINE, 30 June–7 July (MG288)



Versailles: Seat of the Sun King, 3–6 July (MG289)

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

French Gothic, 6–12 July (MG297)

West Country Churches, 6–10 July (MG291)

Gastronomic West Country, 6–12 July (MG293)


Hindsgavl Festival, 8–14 July (MG298)

Verona Opera, 8–11 July (MG310)

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

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

Medieval Normandy, 17–24 July (MG303)

Gardens of Cheshire & Shropshire, 19–24 July (MG311)

Western Ireland, 20–26 July (MG313)

Oberammergau 2020, 21–27 July (MG315)

Opera in Munich, 24–28 July (MG314)

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


The Industrial Revolution, 3–8 August (MG321)

Estonia, 3–11 August 2020 (MG322)

Franconia, 17–24 August (MG337)

Oberammergau 2020, 18–24 August (MG340)

The Hanseatic League, 19–26 August (MG343)

A Schubertiade in Catalonia, 19–24 August (MG342)


The Douro, 31 August–7 September (MG349)



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

Flemish Painting, 2–6 September (MG352)

Lombardy: Gastronomy & Opera, 5–11 September (MG359)

Genoa & Turin, 6–12 September (MG355)

Classical Turkey for Hong Kong Museum of Art, 7–16 September (EG356)

Goya, 7–12 September (MG414)

Rome on Film, 7–12 September (MG354)

Walking and Literature in the Lake District, 7–13 September (MG388)

Champagne, 8–12 September (MG358)

Walking to Santiago, 8–19 September (MG357)

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

Dutch Modern, 10–14 September (MG365)

St Petersburg, 11–18 September (MG360)

West Coast Architecture, 11–22 September (MG363)

Cyprus: stepping stone of history, 12–20 September (MG368)

Gastronomic Emilia-Romagna, 12–18 September (MG372)

Frank Lloyd Wright, 11–22 September (MG370)

Georgia Uncovered, 12–22 September (MG371)

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

Civilisations of Sicily, 14–26 September (MG376)

Gardens & Villas of the Italian Lakes, 14–20 September (MG364)

Gastronomic Catalonia, 14–20 September (MG375)

Walking Hadrian's Wall, 14–20 September (MG377)

The Etruscans, 14–20 September (MG374)

The Kingdom of Bohemia, 14–21 September (MG380)

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

Isambard Kingdom Brunel, 17–22 September (MG399)

Pompeii & Herculaneum, 21–26 September (MG422)

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

Footpaths of Umbria, 21–28 September (MG382)

Connoisseur's Prague, 22–28 September (MG424)

The Victorian Renaissance, 22–26 September (MG423)

Ravenna & Urbino, 23–27 September (MG427)

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

St Petersburg, 25 September–2 October (MG447)

Bulgaria, 26 September–5 October (MG442)

Gastronomic Crete, 27 September–5 October (MG441)

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 (MG444)

Rock Art in the Italian Alps (Val Camonica), 28 September–3 October (MG446)

THE DIVINE OFFICE, 28 September–2 October (MG440)

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

Modern Art in Sussex, 29 September–4 October (MG448)


Ancient and Islamic Tunisia, 2–9 October (MG474)

Morocco, 3–14 October (MG452)

Istanbul Revealed, 5–11 October (MG453)

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

The Western Balkans, 5–18 October (MG464)

Tom Abbott's Berlin, 5–9 October (MG457)

Connoisseur's Pompeii, 6–9 October 2020 (MG459)

Medieval Alsace, 6–13 October (MG458)

Palladian Villas, 6–11 October (MG456)

Samarkand, 9–20 October (MG454)

Classical Greece, 10–19 October (MG369)

Gastronomic Friuli-Venezia Giulia, 11–17 October (MG461)

Gastronomy & the Golden Age, 10–17 October (MG462)

Churches, Castles & Roman Ruins in the Italian Alps, 11–18 October (MG460)

Ancient Rome, 12–17 October (MG466)

Civilisations of Sicily, 12–24 October (MG465)

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)

Two Spains: the Spanish Civil War, 14–27 October (MG472)

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

Essential Jordan, 16–24 October (MG477)

Art in the Netherlands, 18–24 October (MG510)

Pompeii & Herculaneum, 19–24 October (MG512)

Art in Japan, 19–30 October (MG515)

Bilbao to Bayonne, 19–26 October (MG514)

Essential Andalucía, 19–29 October (MG511)

Art & Medicine, 19–25 October (MG513)

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)

Tintoretto, Titian & Veronese, 26 October–1 November (MG521)

The Cathedrals of England, 28 October–5 October (MG450)

Historic Musical Instruments, 29 October–1 November (MG545)

Naples: Art, Antiquities & Opera, 29 October–2 November 2020 (MG548)


Textiles in Japan with HALI, 1–12 November (EG551)

VENICE: PAGEANTRY & PIETY, 2–7 November (MG553)

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

Art in Madrid, 4–8 November (MG554)

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)

Les Années Folles, 12–15 November (MG575)

Bengal by River, 16–27 November (MG580)

Patagonia, 26 November –11 December (MG595)

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


Provisional schedule – 2020 events yet to go on sale


Los Angeles for the Patrons of The National Gallery of Canada


Budapest Spring

Textile Collections in Russia: St Petersburg & Moscow with HALI 


Summer Music: Opera in Austria



Verdi in Parma & Busseto


Vienna for the Patrons of The National Gallery of Canada

A Portrait of Matisse



Welsh National Opera

Art in Paris

Lavenham or Taunton

Beethoven in Amsterdam



Vienna at Christmas

Prague at Christmas

Provence at Christmas

Milan at Christmas

Siena at Christmas

Palermo at Christmas

Amsterdam/Netherlands at Christmas

Paris at Christmas

Music in Berlin at New Year


Please e-mail to register your interest.