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  • Venice, etching c. 1930 by Antoine Gaymard after a painting by J.M.W. Turner.

Welcome to Martin Randall Travel, the leading specialist in cultural holidays


We operate in around fifty countries including the UK, continental Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, India, China, Japan, Vietnam and the Americas.

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We offer an unequalled range of tours and events focusing on art, architecture, music, archaeology, history, gardens or gastronomy.

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Holiday types

Tours for small groups are our ‘bread and butter’, but we also offer Martin Randall Festivals, short Music & History events and Culture Days.

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Expert speakers

Our speakers are selected with great care. Their scholarship is unimpeachable but their ability to communicate their learning is equally important.

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Most popular holidays

Gardens & Villas of the Italian Lakes Como and Maggiore

22 - 28 Sep 2022 £3,290
Lake Maggiore, by Ella du Cane publ. 1905.
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Courts of Northern Italy Princely art of the Renaissance

02 - 09 Sep 2022 £2,570
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Excellent tours with a very high standard of information imparted by experienced and expert Lecturers, very good Tour Managers who are highly organised, excellent accommodation and meals, and a wonderful sense of being looked after.

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