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Cultural tours departing in 2023

last updated on 12/05/23

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)


CHAMBER MUSIC SHORT BREAK: Castalian String Quartet, 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)

CHAMBER MUSIC SHORT BREAK: The Linos Piano Trio, 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)


CHAMBER MUSIC SHORT BREAK: The Elias String Quartet, 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)

CULTURE DAY: 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)

CULTURE DAY: The Squares Walk, 16 June (LJ773)

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)



West Country Churches, 3–7 July (MJ790)

Flemish Painting, 5–9 July (MJ791)

CULTURE DAY: The Wren Tercentenary, 6 July (LJ879)

Savonlinna Opera6–11 July (MJ792)

Hindsgavl: Chamber Music in Denmark, 11–16 July (MJ793)

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

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

Opera in Munich, 18–23 July (MJ800)

CULTURE DAY: The London Backstreet Walk, 19 July (LJ801)

CULTURE DAY: The Wren Tercentenary, 26 July (LJ808)

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

CULTURE DAY: The London Gardens Walk, 28 July (LJ810)


Verona Opera, 2–6 August (MJ818)

Medieval Saxony, 7–16 August (MJ838)

Drottningholm & Confidencen, 11–14 August (MJ825)

Rossini & Puccini, 14–20 August (MJ827)

The Lucerne Festival, 20–25 August (MJ832)

The Schubertiade, 25–31 August (MJ835)

Mitteldeutschland, 27 August–4 September (MJ840)

CULTURE DAY: London Neighbourhoods, 31 August (LJ841)


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

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

Walking to Santiago, 2–13 September (MJ852)

Isambard Kingdom Brunel, 3–8 September (MJ846)

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


Gastronomic Basque Country, 4–11 September (MJ849)

Dutch Modern, 6–11 September (MJ853)

Ravenna & Urbino, 7–11 September (MJ858)

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)

Civilisations of Sicily, 11–23 September (MJ862)

CULTURE DAY: London Organs Day (LJ684)

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)

Fiesole to Lucca: Tuscany on Foot, 24 September–1 October (MJ904)

Pompeii & Herculaneum, 25–30 September (MJ903)

Essential Andalucía, 25 September–5 October (MJ905)

Sir Christopher Wren, 26–30 September (MJ910)

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

Medieval Champagne, 26 September–3 October (MJ906)

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

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

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


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

Art in the Netherlands, 4–10 October (MJ922)

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 (MJ943)

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 (MJ962)


The Ligurian Coast, 21–27 October (MJ978)

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)


Les Années Folles, 2–5 November (MJ100)

CHAMBER MUSIC SHORT BREAK: Consone Quartet at The Castle Taunton, 3–5 November (MJ101)

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 Art of Florence, 20–26 November (MJ120)

The Printing Revolution, 20–27 November (MJ116)

Celebrating Picasso, 21–29 November (MJ125) 

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


Florence at Christmas, 20–27 December (MJ141)

Turin at Christmas, 20–27 December (MJ145)

Paris at Christmas, 21–27 December (MJ148)

Prague at Christmas, 21–27 December (MJ150)

Munich at Christmas, 21–28 December (MJ154)

Verona at Christmas, 21–28 December (MJ142)

Music in Berlin at New Year, 28 December 2023–3 January 2024


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