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Cultural tours departing in 2021

last updated on 22/01/21

We are delighted to publish a list of cultural tours and events for 2021. Please click on the links below to view full itineraries.

Dates listed for tours which are not yet available to book (those without a code in the list below) are subject to change, although most are unlikely to move by more than one or two days. Please e-mail to register your interest in these events.

You may also be interested in viewing a complete list of Culture Days for 2021.



Mozart in Salzburg, 25–31 January (MH629) – CANCELLED

The Ring in Dresden, 28 January–4 February (MH632) – CANCELLED


Wagner's Ring in London, 5–11 February (MH635) – CANCELLED

Essential Rome, 9–15 February (MH640) – CANCELLED

Opera in Paris20–25 February (MH637) – CANCELLED


Israel & Palestine, 2–11 March (MH650)

Florence & Venice, 8–15 March (MH656)

Eastern Andalucía, 15–24 March (MH665)

Venetian Palaces, 16–20 March (MH667)

Essential Puglia, 23–30 March (MH675)

Music in Berlin, 25–29 March (MH678)

Chamber Music Break: The Elias String Quartet, 26–28 March (MH679)


Ravenna & Urbino, 7–11 April (MH691)

Romans & Carolingians, 7–14 April (MH692)

Gastronomic Andalucía, 9–16 April (MH693)

Pompeii & Herculaneum, 12–17 April (MH695)

Classical Turkey, 12–21 April (MH696)

Civilisations of Sicily, 12–24 April (MH698)

Gardens & Villas of the Veneto, 13–19 April (MH701)

Albania: Crossroads of Antiquity, 14–23 April (MH700)

Gastronomic Provence, 15–22 April (MH703)

Chamber Music Break: William Howard & the Carducci String Quartet, 16–18 April (MH705)

Samarkand & Silk Road Cities, 16–27 April (MH704) – exclusively for solo travellers

Cornish Houses & Gardens, 17–25 April (MH708)

Monet & Impressionism, 18–23 April (MH709)

Palladian Villas, 20–25 April (MH707)

The Cathedrals of England, 21–29 April (MH710)

Madrid & Toledo, 23–30 April (MH714)

Courts of Northern Italy, 25 April–2 May (MH718)

Opera in Vienna, 26–30 April (MH715)


Basilicata & Calabria, 1–9 May (MH723)

Extremadura, 6–15 May (MH727)

St Petersburg, 7–14 May (MH730)

Classical Greece, 8–17 May (MH731)

Gardens & Villas of Campagna Romana, 10–15 May (MH732)

Medieval Heart of Portugal, 10–16 May (MH733)

Cave Art of France, 10–17 May (MH735)

Great Irish Houses, 10–18 May (MH736)

Traditions of Japan, 10–22 May (MH738)

The Western Balkans, 10–23 May (MH737)

New English Gardens & RHS Chelsea, 14–19 May (MH748)

Samarkand & Silk Road Cities, 14–25 May (MH747)


Footpaths of Umbria, 17–24 May (MH753)

Leipzig Mahler Festival, 17–24 May (MH752)

Textile Collections in Russia with HALI, 21–29 May (EH764)

Gardens of Sintra, 23–27 May (MH762)

Moving On: Architecture & Memory, 25–31 May (MH770)

Two Spains: The Spanish Civil War & its Aftermath, 26 May–3 June (MH760)

Southern Tuscany, 27 May–2 June (MH771)


Walking to Santiago, 1–12 June (MH773)

Frank Lloyd Wright, 4–15 June (MH777)

Medieval Burgundy, 5–12 June (MH780)

Gastronomic Le Marche, 7–14 June (MH784)

The Venetian Land Empire, 7–16 June (MH786) 

Gastronomy & the Golden Age12–19 June (MH787)

Walking to Derbyshire Houses, 14–19 June (MH788)

Great Swedish Houses, 14–20 June (MH794)


Walking the Rhine Valley, 15–22 June (MH799)

Gardens in the Highlands, 19–27 June (MH796) 

Medieval West Midlands, 21–25 June (MH803)

Gastronomy & the Golden Age, 26 June–3 July (MH809)


Finland: Aalto & Others, 1–9 July (MH812)

French Gothic, 5–11 July (MH821)

Gastronomic Friuli-Venezia Giulia, 5–11 July (MH825)

A terrible beauty, 9–14 July (MH826)

Opera in Munich, 10–14 July (MH827)

Yorkshire Houses, 10–16 July

Literature & Walking in the Lake District, 15–21 July (MH808)

Hindsgavl: Chamber Music in Denmark, 17–23 July (MH835)

Orkney: 5,000 years of culture, 24–30 July (MH838)

Lofoten Chamber Music Festival


The Kingdom of Bohemia, 9–16 August (MH848)

Drottningholm & Confidencen, 11–14 August (MH850)

The Hanseatic League12–19 August (MH855)

King Ludwig II, 15–20 August (MH858)

The Lucerne Festival20–25 August (MH864)

Walking the Danube, 20–26 August (MH865)


The Schubertiade, 21–27 August (MH868)

Mitteldeutschland, 29 August–6 September (MH869)

The Age of Bede, 31 August–3 September (MH867)

Maritime England, 31 August–6 September (MH870)


The Douro, 2–9 September (MH880)

Sacred Armenia, 3–11 September (MH875)

Cyprus: stepping stone of history, 4–12 September (MH876)

Isambard Kingdom Brunel, 5–10 September (MH879)

Moscow & St Petersburg, 6–14 September (MH881)

Palladianism in Northern England for the CPSA, 6–15 September (EI896)

Walking to Santiago, 6–17 September (MH884)

Champagne: vines, cellars and cuvées, 7–11 September (MH882)

Dutch Modern, 9–13 September (MH877)

Samarkand & Silk Road Cities, 10–21 September (MH891)

Châteaux of the Loire, 11–15 September (MH883)

Classical Greece, 11–20 September (MH885)

Georgia Uncovered, 11–21 September (MH892)

Courts of Northern Italy, 12–19 September (MH886)

Lusatia: Germany’s Eastern Borderlands, 13–19 September (MH887)

The Imperial Riviera, 13–19 September (MH893)

Walking Hadrian's Wall, 13–19 September (MH890)

Gastronomic Galicia, 13–20 September (MH888)

Civilisations of Sicily, 13–25 September (MH889)

Arts & Crafts in the Cotswolds, 15–19 September (MH895)

Art in the Netherlands, 19–25 September (MH898)

Gastronomic West Country, 20–26 September (MH904)

Walking a Royal River, 20–26 September (MH899)

The Heart of Italy, 20–27 September (MH935)

Early Christian & Medieval Rome, 21–28 September (MH905)

Aragon: Hidden Spain22–30 September (MH965)

Sailing the Dalmatian Coast, 25 September–5 October (MH955)

Gastronomic Crete, 26 September–4 October (MH960)

THE DIVINE OFFICE, 27 September–1 October (MH906)

World Heritage Malta, 27 September–3 October (MH911)

Granada & Córdoba, 27 September–4 October (MH903)

The Victorian Achievement, 27 September–4 October (MH908)

Norman Conquest & Plantagenet Power, 28 September–1 October (MH969)

Ravenna & Urbino, 29 September–3 October (MH970)

Gardens & Villas of the Italian Lakes, 30 September–6 October (MH971)


Bulgaria, 2–11 October (MH973)

Istanbul Revealed, 4–10 October (MH974)

Design & Modernism in Turin & Milan, 5–12 October

Sailing the Dalmatian Coast, 5–15 October (MH975)

Tudor Encounters: a mid-week Symposium in York, 6–8 October

Berlin Potsdam Dresden, 7–15 October (MH983)

Morocco, 9–20 October (MH105)

Aosta, Como & the Italian Alps, 10–17 October (MH985)

Pompeii & Herculaneum, 11–16 October (MH106)

Footpaths of Umbria, 11–18 October (MH986)

Palladian Villas, 12–17 October (MH107)

Israel & Palestine, 12–21 October (MH989)

Vietnam: History, People, Food, 17–29 October (MH133)

Tintoretto, Titian & Veronese, 18–24 October (MH131)

Castile & León, 18–27 October (MH137)

Civilisations of Sicily, 18–30 October (MH998)

Modern Art on the Côte d'Azur, 20–26 October (MH145)

Essential Jordan, 23–31 October (MH161)

Cambodia by River, 30 October–12 November (MH171)

Textiles in Japan with HALI, 31 October–11 November (EH172)


The Art of Florence, 1–7 November (MH173)

Les Années Folles, 4–7 November (MH176)

Ancient & Islamic Tunisia, 5–12 November (MH181)

Art History of Venice, 8–14 November (MH174) 

Gastronomic Sicily, 8–15 November (MH180)

Art in Japan, 8–19 November (MH178)

Venetian Palaces, 9–13 November (MH179)

Oman, Landscapes & Peoples, 12–22 November (MH188)

Venetian Palaces, 9–13 November (MH199)

Art in Madrid, 1721 November (MH175)

Art in Paris

The Ring in Berlin



Siena at Christmas, 21–27 December (MH249)

Christmas in Holland, 22–28 December (MH250) 



Please e-mail to register your interest in events that are not yet available to book.