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Cultural tours departing in 2021

posted on 05/02/20

We are delighted to publish a list of tours for 2021. Dates listed for tours which are not yet available to book are subject to change, although most are unlikely to move by more than one or two days.

Full details will be launched later in the year – please e-mail to register your interest.

This page was last updated on 22nd May 2020.



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

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

Gastronomic Provence, 15–22 April

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

The Cornish Peninsula, 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

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

Opera in Vienna, 26–30 April


Basilicata & Calabria, 1–9 May

Châteaux of the Loire, 5–9 May

Extremadura, 6–15 May (MH727)

St Petersburg, 7–14 May (MH730)

Classical Greece, 8–17 May (MH731)

Gardens of Sintra, 10–15 May

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

Cave Art of France, 10–17 May

Great Irish Houses, 10–18 May

Traditions of Japan, 10–22 May (MH738)

The Western Balkans, 10–23 May

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)

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

The Medieval Heart of Portugal, 20–26 May

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

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

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)

Great Swedish Houses, 14–20 June

Walking to Derbyshire Houses, 14–19 June

The Venetian Land Empire, 14–21 June


Walking the Rhine, 15–21 June

Scottish Gardens, 19–27 June

Medieval West Midlands, 21–25 June (MH803)

Glyndebourne & Garsington

The Leipzig Bach Festival


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


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

French Gothic, 5–11 July (MH821)

Opera in Munich, 9–14 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


Opera in Santa Fe, 1–9 August

The Hanseatic League12–19 August (MH855)

King Ludwig II, 15–20 August (MH858)


Walking the Danube, 20–27 August

Mitteldeutschland, 29 August–6 September (MH869)

The Age of Bede, 31 August–3 September

Maritime England, 31 August–6 September

The Schubertiade

Drottningholm & Confidencen


The Douro, 1–8 September (MH880)

Dutch Modern, 1–10 September (MH877)

Sacred Armenia, 3–11 September

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)

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

Classical Greece, 11–20 September (MH885)

Georgia Uncovered, 11–22 September

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

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

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

The Imperial Riviera, 13–19 September (MH893)

Gastronomic Galicia, 13–20 September (MH888)

Civilisations of Sicily, 13–25 September (MH889)

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

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

Cities of Al-Andalus, 20–26 September

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

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

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

World Heritage Malta, 27 September–3 October (MH990)

The Victorian Achievement, 27 September–4 October

Aragon, 27 September–5 October

Ravenna & Urbino, 29 September–3 October

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

Istanbul Revealed (MH974)



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

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

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, 14–24 October 

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

Castile & León, 18–27 October

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)

The Making of Argentina, 29 October–9 November (MH166)

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

Gastronomy & the Golden Age


Art History of Venice, 1–7 November

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

Bengal by River, 1–12 November

Art in Madrid, 3–7 November

Ancient & Islamic Tunisia, 5–12 November

Gastronomic Sicily, 8–15 November (MH180)

Art in Japan, 8–19 November

Venetian Palaces, 9–13 November (MH179)

Oman, Landscapes & Peoples, 12–22 November

The Ring in Berlin



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


Please e-mail to register your interest.