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House & Garden tours

Cities shape culture. For this reason many, perhaps a majority, of cultural holidays relate in some way to the urban environment. MRT’s houses and gardens tours, by contrast, focus on a type of domestic architecture that is specifically set against the idea of the city: these villas, private gardens and country houses were to be places of escape, of freedom and self-expression, where the preoccupations of the city were kept distant. Many are accessible only by private arrangement. All remain oases of harmonious tranquility.

 

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Gardens & Villas of the Italian Lakes Como & Maggiore

20 - 26 Sep 2018 £3,090
Fully booked
Lake Maggiore, by Ella du Cane publ. 1905.
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Arts & Crafts in the Cotswolds Art & artefacts in the buildings for which they were designed

20 - 24 Sep 2018 £1,740
2 space(s) remaining
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Walking to Cornish Houses Landscapes & history between Fowey & Padstow

24 - 30 Sep 2018 £2,520
11 space(s) remaining
Padstow, Place House, steel engraving 1832.
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