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Cultural tours departing in 2023

last updated on 27/01/23

We are delighted to publish a list of tours for 2023. 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. 


Valletta Baroque Festival, 17–23 January (MJ605)

Mozart in Salzburg, 28 January–3 February (MJ610)


Israel & Palestine, 21 February–2 March (MJ626)

Palaces & Villas of Rome, 27 February–4 March (MJ624)

Essential Rome, 28 February–6 March (MJ625)


Castalian String Quartet (UK Chamber Music Short Break), 3–5 March (MJ632)

Florence & Venice, 13–20 March (MJ643)

Indian Summer, 14–25 March (MJ644)

Cities of Al-Andalus, 20–26 March (MJ650)

Venetian Palaces, 21–25 March (MJ652)

Gastronomic Valencia, 27 March–3 April (MJ657)

Cyprus: stepping stone of history, 27 March–4 April (MJ660)

Essential Puglia, 28 March–4 April (MJ658)

Florentine Palaces, 29 March–2 April (MJ661)


The Ring in Berlin, 3–11 April (MJ662)

Art in Japan, 10–21 April (MJ674)

Palladian Villas, 11–16 April (MJ677)

Romans & Carolingians, 12–19 April (MJ678)

Pompeii & Herculaneum, 17–22 April  (MJ683)

Anjou & the West, 18–27 April (MJ682)

The Cathedrals of England, 19–27 April (MJ684)

Albania: Crossroads of Antiquity, 19–28 April (MJ686)

Ravenna & Urbino, 20–24 April (MJ687)

Opera in Vienna, 20–25 April (MJ696)

Southern Tuscany, 20–26 April (MJ690)

The Linos Piano Trio (UK Chamber Music Short Break), 21–23 April (MJ689)

Samarkand & Silk Road Cities, 21 April–2 May (MJ688)

The Venetian Land Empire, 24 April–3 May (MJ691)

Civilisations of Sicily, 24 April–6 May (MJ692)



The Elias String Quartet (UK Chamber Music Short Break), 8–10 May (MJ706)

Tuscan Gardens, 8–13 May (MJ703)

Walking Hadrian's Wall, 8–14 May (MJ705)

The Duchy of Milan, 8–15 May (MJ716)

Traditions of Japan, 8–20 May (MJ717)

The Western Balkans, 8–21 May (MJ714)

Aragón: Hidden Spain, 10–18 May (MJ715)

Courts of Northern Italy, 12–19 May (MJ723)

Art in Scotland, 12–19 May (MJ719)

Great Irish Houses, 12–20 May (MJ724)

Cities of Catalonia, 13–22 May (MJ718)

Classical Greece, 13–22 May (MJ712)

Byrd in the City, 15 May (LJ722)

Prague Spring, 15–21 May (MJ720)

Moldavia & Transylvania, 18–28 May (MJ727)

Leipzig Mahler Festival, 18–29 May (MJ729)

Dresden Music Festival, 19–25 May (MJ726)

Samarkand & Silk Road Cities, 19–30 May (MJ725)

Castles of Wales, 21–25 May (MJ730)

Great Private Houses in Norfolk, 22–26 May (MJ735)

The Medieval Pyrenees, 23 May–1 June (MJ737)

Berlin New Architecture, 30 May–3 June (MJ748)]


Medieval Burgundy, 3–10 June (MJ754)

Gastronomy & the Golden Age, 7–14 June (MJ755)

Glyndebourne & Garsington, 8–11 June

Versailles: Seat of the Sun King, 9–12 June (MJ762)

Art in Tyrol: South & North, 12–18 June (MJ763) 

Gastronomic Friuli-Venezia Giulia, 12–18 June (MJ764)

Cave Art of France, 12–19 July (MJ795)

Footpaths of Umbria, 12–19 June (MJ766)

Great French Gardens, 14–23 June (MJ765)

Great Houses of the North, 15–23 June (MJ768)

Medieval Alsace, 16–23 June (MJ769)

Gardens in the Highlands, 17–25 June (MJ770)

Medieval Middle England, 19–23 June (MJ772)

Walking in Southern Bohemia, 19–25 June (MJ771)

Walking the Rhine Valley, 22–28 June (MJ774)

West Cork Chamber Music Festival, 23–27 June 2023 (MJ777)


Lincolnshire Churches, 27 June–1 July (MJ785)

Copenhagen Modern, 29 June–3 July (MJ780)

Dutch Painting, 30 June–3 July



West Country Churches, 3–7 July (MJ790)

Flemish Painting, 5–9 July (MJ791)

Savonlinna Opera6–11 July (MJ792)

Cave Art of France, 12-19 July (MJ795)

Lusatia: Germany’s Eastern Borderlands, 17–23 July (MJ797)

Opera in Munich, 18–23 July (MJ800)

The Hanseatic League, 27 July–3 August (MJ820)

Hindsgavl: Chamber Music in Denmark


Verona Opera, 2–6 August (MJ818)

King Ludwig II, 15–20 August (MJ828)

The Lucerne Festival, 20–25 August (MJ832)

The Schubertiade, 25–31 August (MJ835)

Medieval Saxony, 26 August–3 September 

Mitteldeutschland, 27 August–4 September (MJ840)

Rossini in Pesaro

Drottningholm & Confidencen


Samarkand & Silk Road Cities, 1–12 September (MJ842)

The Heart of Italy, 2–9 September (MJ848)

Isambard Kingdom Brunel, 3–8 September (MJ846)


The Age of Bede, 4–8 September (MJ860)

Walking to Santiago, 5–16 September (MJ851)

Dutch Modern, 6–11 September (MJ853)

Ravenna & Urbino, 7–11 September (MJ858)

Sacred Armenia, 7–15 September

Courts of Northern Italy, 8–15 September (MJ859)

Châteaux of the Loire, 9–13 September (MJ855)

Classical Greece, 9–18 September (MJ856)

Walking in Slovenia, 11 September–18 September (MJ861)

Gastronomic Basque Country, 11–18 September

Civilisations of Sicily, 11–23 September (MJ862)

Georgia Uncovered, 16–26 September (MJ875)

Walking a Royal River, 18–24 September (MJ879)

English Georgian Towns, 20–27 September (MJ895)

Albania: Crossroads of Antiquity, 20–29 September (MJ898)

Frank Lloyd Wright, 22 September–3 October (MJ900)

Walking in Northern Tuscany, 24 September–1 October (MJ904)

Pompeii & Herculaneum, 25–30 September (MJ903)

Essential Andalucía, 25 September–5 October (MJ905)

Arts & Crafts in the Cotswolds, 26–30 September (MJ865)

The Cathedrals of England, 27 September–5 October (MJ907)

Two Spains: The Spanish Civil War & its Aftermath, 27 September–5 October (MJ908)

Gardens & Villas of the Italian Lakes, 28 September–4 October

Siena & San Gimignano, 30 September–4 October (MJ920)



Gardens & Villas of Campagna Romana, 2–7 October (MJ923)

Berlin, Potsdam, Dresden, 5–13 October (MJ925)

Malta: prehistoric to present, 9–15 October (MJ930)

Ravenna & Urbino, 12–16 October (MJ940)

Gastronomic Piedmont, 14–20 October 

In Search of Alexander, 16–22 October (MJ934)

Footpaths of Umbria, 16–23 October (MJ946)

Castile & León, 16–25 October (MJ935)

Civilisations of Sicily, 16–28 October (MJ932)

Palladian Villas, 17–22 October (MJ955)

Renaissance Rivals, 18–24 October


The Ligurian Coast, 21–27 October

Essential Jordan, 21–29 October (MJ980)

Oman, Landscapes & Peoples21–31 October (MJ981)

Modern Art on the Côte d'Azur, 22–28 October (MJ928)

Malta: prehistoric to present, 23–29 October (MJ982)

Italian Design, 23–29 October (MJ983)

Wexford Opera Festival, 30 October–4 November (MJ995)

Palermo Revealed, 31 October–5 November (MJ996)

Parma Verdi Festival

Art in the Netherlands

Walking & Gardens in Madeira

Istanbul Revealed

Welsh National Opera

In Churchill's Footsteps

Art, Antiquity and Opera in Naples

Hamburg: Opera & 'Elphi'

Gastronomic Lombardy


Les Années Folles, 2–5 November (MJ100)

Venetian Palaces, 7–11 November (MJ105)

Japanese Gardens, 9–20 November (MJ108)

Art History of Venice, 13–19 November (MJ110)

Gastronomic Sicily, 13–20 November (MJ111)

Art in Madrid, 15–19 November (MJ112)

The Printing Revolution, 19–26 November

The Art of Florence, 20–26 November

Essential South India, 30 November–13 December (MJ132)

Picasso in Spain

Music in Paris 


Munich at Christmas

Prague at Christmas

Paris at Christmas

Verona at Christmas

Florence at Christmas

Eastern Sicily at Christmas

Berlin at New Year


Please email to register your interest in events that are not yet available to book.