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Cultural tours departing in 2021

last updated on 19/04/21

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) – CANCELLED

Florence & Venice, 8–15 March (MH656) – CANCELLED

Eastern Andalucía, 15–24 March (MH665) – CANCELLED

Venetian Palaces, 16–20 March (MH667) – CANCELLED

Essential Puglia, 23–30 March (MH675) – CANCELLED

Music in Berlin, 25–29 March (MH678) – CANCELLED

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


Ravenna & Urbino, 7–11 April (MH691) – CANCELLED

Romans & Carolingians, 7–14 April (MH692) – CANCELLED

Gastronomic Andalucía, 9–16 April (MH693) – CANCELLED

Pompeii & Herculaneum, 12–17 April (MH695) – CANCELLED

Classical Turkey, 12–21 April (MH696) – CANCELLED

Civilisations of Sicily, 12–24 April (MH698) – CANCELLED

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

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

Gastronomic Provence, 15–22 April (MH703) – CANCELLED

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

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

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

Monet & Impressionism, 18–23 April (MH709) – CANCELLED

Palladian Villas, 20–25 April (MH707) – CANCELLED

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

Madrid & Toledo, 23–30 April (MH714) – CANCELLED

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

Opera in Vienna, 26–30 April (MH715) – CANCELLED


Basilicata & Calabria, 1–9 May (MH723) – CANCELLED

Extremadura, 6–15 May (MH727) – CANCELLED

St Petersburg, 7–14 May (MH730) – CANCELLED

Classical Greece, 8–17 May (MH731) – CANCELLED

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

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) – CANCELLED

The Western Balkans, 10–23 May (MH737)

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

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


Footpaths of Umbria, 17–24 May (MH753)

Leipzig Mahler Festival, 17–24 May (MH752) – CANCELLED

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) – CANCELLED

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)


Yorkshire Houses & Gardens1–7 July (MH814)

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)

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)


Moving On: Architecture & Memory, 3–9 August (MH842)

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) – CANCELLED

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)

New English Gardens & RHS Chelsea, 17–22 September (MH907)

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)

Pompeii & Herculaneum, 27 September–2 October (MH940)

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)

Southern Tuscany, 27 May–2 June (MH968)


Bulgaria, 2–11 October (MH973)

Istanbul Revealed, 4–10 October (MH974)

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)

Civilisations of Sicily, 18–30 October (MH698)

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)

Ravenna & Urbino, 20–24 October (MH147)

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

Two Spains: The Spanish Civil War & its Aftermath, 20–28 October (MH148)

Essential Jordan, 23–31 October (MH161)

Classical Greece, 24 October–2 November (MH164)

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)

Chamber Music Break: William Howard & the Carducci String Quartet, 5–7 November (MH182)

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)

Chamber Music Break: The Elias String Quartet, 19–21 November (MH204)


Dresden at Christmas, 21–27 December (MH252)

Prague at Christmas21–27 December (MH253)

Siena at Christmas, 21–27 December (MH249)

Paris at Christmas22–27 December (MH251)

Christmas in Holland, 22–28 December (MH250)

Milan at Christmas22–28 December (MH255) 

Music in Berlin at New Year


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