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Cultural tours departing in 2021

last updated on 11/08/20

We are delighted to publish a list of tours 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 tour 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.



Mozart in Salzburg, 25–31 January (MH629)

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


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

Palaces & Villas of Rome, 8–13 February (MH638)

Essential Rome, 9–15 February (MH640)

Opera in Paris20–25 February (MH637)


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)

Czech Modernism


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)

Glyndebourne & Garsington

The Leipzig Bach Festival


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)

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

The Baltic Countries, 25 July–7 August

Lofoten Chamber Music Festival

Medieval Suffolk


The Hanseatic League12–19 August (MH855)

King Ludwig II, 15–20 August (MH858)

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

Maritime England, 31 August–6 September

Drottningholm & Confidencen


The Douro, 2–9 September (MH880)

Sacred Armenia, 3–11 September (MH875)

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

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

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)

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)

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)

Pompeii & Herculaneum, 11–16 October (MH106)

Footpaths of Umbria, 11–18 October (MH986)

Palladian Villas, 12–17 October (MH107)

New Orleans to Nachitoches, 13–23 October 

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

Castile & León, 18–27 October (MH137)

Civilisations of Sicily, 18–30 October (MH998)

Renaissance Rivals, 19–26 October

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)


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

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)

Art in Madrid, 1721 November (MH175)

Art in Paris

The Ring in Berlin



We usually offer several tours over the Christmas and New Year period. Full details will be available in January 2021. 


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