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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 5 February 2020.



Oman, Landscapes & Peoples, 9–19 January (MH 620)
Essential South India, 28 January–10 February (MH 630)
Mozart in Salzburg


The Ring in London, 5–11 February
Palaces & Villas of Rome, 8–13 February
Essential Rome, 9–15 February
Florence & Venice, 22 February–1 March
New Orleans to Natchitoches, 24 February–6 March (MH 644)
Istanbul Revealed, 28 February–7 March
Opera in Nice & Monte Carlo
The Ring in Dresden
World Heritage Malta


Art History of Venice, 1–7 March
Israel & Palestine, 2–11 March
The Art of Florence, 8–14 March
Normans in the South, 9–17 March
Morocco, 13–24 March
Eastern Andalucía, 15–24 March
Venetian Palaces, 16–20 March
Indian Summer, 16–27 March (MH 666)
Modern Art on the Côte d'Azur, 18–24 March
Gardens of the Riviera, 26 March–1 April
Hamburg: Opera & 'Elphi'
Opera in Vienna
Dante 700: Heaven & Hell in Italian Art & Manuscripts
Gastronomic Crete
Music & Ballet in Paris


Romans in the Rhône Valley, 6–12 April
Ravenna & Urbino, 7–11 April
Gastronomic Andalucía, 9–16 April
Pompeii & Heculaneum, 12–17 April
Classical Turkey, 12–21 April
Art in Japan, 12–23 April
Civilisations of Sicily, 12–24 April
Liguria: the Italian Riviera, 14–19 April
Albania: Crossroads of Antiquity, 14–23 April
Gastronomic Provence, 15–22 April
Samarkand & Silk Road Cities, 16–27 April
Palladian Villas, 20–25 April
The Cathedrals of England, 21–29 April
Gardens & Villas of the Italian Lakes, 22–28 April
Essential Jordan, 24 April–2 May
Gardens & Villas of Campagna Romana, 26 April–1 May
Opera in Berlin
The Ring in Berlin
Basilicata & Calabria
Gastronomic Campania
Madrid & Toledo
Remote Uzbekistan: Buddhists, Sufis & Desert Castles


Châteaux of the Loire, 5–9 May
Extremadura, 6–15 May
Japanese Gardens, 6–17 May
St Petersburg, 7–14 May
Classical Greece, 8–17 May
Courts of Northern Italy, 9–16 May
Great Irish Houses, 10–18 May
The Western Balkans, 10–23 May
The Grand Duchy of Tuscany, 13–22 May
Samarkand & Silk Road Cities, 14–25 May
Modern Moscow, 15–20 May
Leipzig Mahler Festival, 17–24 May
Footpaths of Umbria, 17–24 May
Pilgrimage & Heresy, 17–26 May
Iceland's Story, 19–26 May
Moving On: Architecture & Memory in Munich & Stuttgart, 24–30 May
Mitteldeutschland, 31 May–8 June
Sailing the Dalmatian Coast
Prague Spring
Czech Modernism
Ballet in Copenhagen
Maritime England
Music in the Regions
Walking Hadrian's Wall
Wines of Southern England
Arts & Crafts in the Lake District
Dresden Music Festival
Lombardy: Gastronomy & Opera
Gastronomic Le Marche
Castles & Wildflowers in the Alentejo
Two Spains: The Spanish Civil War & its Aftermath
Connoisseur’s New York


Augustus to Charlemagne, 1–8 June
Walking to Santiago, 1–12 June
Frank Lloyd Wright, 4–15 June (MH 777)
Medieval Burgundy, 5–12 June
Gastronomic Sweden, 11–18 June
Textile Collections in Russia with HALI, 11–19 June
The Venetian Terra Ferma, 12–19 June
Cave Art of France, 14–21 June
Medieval Saxony, 14–22 June
Medieval West Midlands, 21–25 June
Connoisseur's Vienna, 21–27 June
Dutch Painting, 22–25 June
Finland: Aalto & Others, 24 June–2 July
Wines of the Côte d'Or, 28 June–3 July
The Schubertiade
Treasures of Moravia
Nevill Holt & Buxton Opera
The Leipzig Bach Festival
West Cork Chamber Music Festival
Gastronomic Asturias & Cantabria
Gardens & Landscapes of the Dutch Wave
Ballet in St Petersburg


French Gothic, 5–11 July
Danish Castles & Gardens
The Baltic Countries
Walking to Norfolk Houses
Ryedale Music Festival
Shakespeare & his World
Savonlinna Opera
Opera in Aix
The Beaune Music Festival
Opera in Munich & Bregenz
Western Ireland Archaeology
Gastronomic Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Lofoten Chamber Music Festival
Scottish Gardens
Churches of Gotland


King Ludwig II, 15–20 August
The Hanseatic League, 18–25 August
Walking the Danube, 20–27 August
The Schubertiade
Summer Music in Austria
Walking in Southern Bohemia
The Age of Bede
The Sibelius Festival
Bavarian Organs
Rossini in Pesaro
Scotland: the Making of a Nation
Ancient Shetland
Drottningholm & Confidencen
Opera in Santa Fe


Flemish Painting, 1–5 September
Medieval Art in Paris, 3–5 September
Verona & Lake Garda, 6–12 September
The Douro, 6–13 September
Moscow & St Petersburg, 6–14 September
Champagne: vines, cellars and cuvée, 7–11 September
Samarkand & Silk Road Cities, 10–21 September
Classical Greece, 11–20 September
Courts of Northern Italy, 12–19 September
Lusatia: Germany’s Eastern Borderlands, 13–19 September
The Imperial Riviera, 13–19 September
Gastronomic Galicia, 13–20 September
Civilisations of Sicily, 13–25 September
St Petersburg, 17–24 September
Essential Puglia, 19–26 September
The Heart of Italy, 20–27 September
Castile & León, 20–29 September
In Search of Alexande, 21–27 September
Galleries of the American Midwest, 22 September–4 October
Pompeii & Heculaneum, 27 September–2 October
Footpaths of Umbria, 27 September–4 October
Granada & Córdoba, 27 September–4 October
Aragón: Hidden Spain, 27 September–5 October
Ravenna & Urbino, 29 September–3 October
Gardens & Villas of the Italian Lakes, 30 September–6 October
Sacred Armenia
At home at Weston Park
Walking in the Cotswolds
Literary England
Paris: New Architecture
Georgia Uncovered
Archaeological Crete
Design & Modernism in Turin & Milan
Peru: the Andean Heartland
Walking in Slovenia
Walking to Santiago
Swiss Modern
Turkey by Gulet


Walking in Southern Tuscany, 4–11 October
Palestine, Past & Present, 4–12 October
Civilisations of Sicily, 4–16 October
Ravenna & Urbino, 6–10 October
Art in Madrid, 6–10 October
Albania: Crossroads of Antiquity, 6–15 October
The Venetian Hills, 7–11 October
Berlin Potsdam Dresden, 7–15 October
Morocco, 9–20 October
Friuli-Venezia Giulia, 11–16 October
The Western Balkans, 11–24 October
Palladian Villas, 12–17 October
Israel & Palestine, 12–21 October
Modern Art on the Côte d'Azur, 14–20 October
Gastronomic Piedmont, 16–22 October
Court Centres of the Po Valley, 17–24 October
Essential Andalucía, 18–28 October
Civilisations of Sicily, 18 October–30 November
The Making of Argentina, 22 October–2 November
Sardinia, 23–31 October
Essential Jordan, 23–31 October
Traditions of Japan, 25 October–6 November
Oman, Landscapes & Peoples, 30 October–9 November
Sailing the Dalmatian Coast
North Cyprus & Israel
Opera North
Wexford Opera
Houghton & Holkham
Churchill and WW2
Versailles: Seat of the Sun King
Hidden Gardens of Venice
Opera in Naples & Rome
Southern Sicily
World Heritage Malta
Dutch Country Houses
Gastronomy & the Golden Age
The Romans in Western Iberia
Ancient & Islamic Tunisia
Vietnam: History, People, Food


The Art of Florence, 1–8 November
Les Années Folles, 4–7 November
Gastronomic Sicily, 8–15 November
Art in Japan, 8–19 November
Venetian Palaces, 9–13 November
Florentine Palaces, 10–14 November
Medieval Rome, 16–23 November
Cambodia by River Welsh National Opera


Please e-mail to register your interest.