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Cultural tours departing in 2024

last updated on 24/11/23

We are delighted to publish a list of tours for 2024. 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, 10–15 January (MK160)

Oman, Landscapes & Peoples25 January–4 February (MK165)

String Quartet Biennale Amsterdam, 29 January–3 February (MK168)

Mozart in Salzburg, 30 January–5 February (MK167)


Opera in Paris, 13–17 February (MK173)

Hamburg: Opera, 'Elphi' & Exhibition, 18–22 February (MK175)

Vietnam: History, People, Food, 25 February–8 March (MK181)

Connoisseur's Rome, 26 February–2 March (MK182) 

Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese, 26 February–3 March (MK179)

Essential Rome, 27 February–4 March (MK183)


Gardens of Madeira, 2–7 March (MK188)

Essential Andalucía4–14 March (MK189)

Art in Texas, 6–16 March (MK190)

The Mandelring Quartet, 8–10 March (MK191)

Welsh National Opera, 8–10 March (MK192)

Cambodia by River, 9–22 March (MK194)

The Story of Venice, 10–15 March (MK196)

Ravenna & Urbino, 11–15 March (MK200)

The Art of Florence, 18–24 March (MK202)

Normans in the South, 19–27 March (MK204)

Minoan Crete, 29 March–3 April (MK216)

Venetian Palaces, 26–30 March (MK214)


Opera in Vienna, 2–7 April (MK218)

Civilisations of Sicily, 2–14 April (MK221)

Gardens of the Riviera, 5–11 April (MK225)

Decorative Arts of Iberia for HALI magazine, 8–20 April (EK226)

Music in Berlin, 10–15 April, (MK227)

Romans & Carolingians, 10–17 April (MK229)

Extremadura, 11–20 April (MK230)

Morocco, 11–22 April (MK232)

Courts of Northern Italy, 12–19 April (MK231)

Essential Jordan, 13–21 April 2024 (MK220)

Pompeii & Herculaneum, 15–20 April (MK234)

Albania: Crossroads of Antiquity, 17–26 April (MK240)

Gardens & Villas of the Italian Lakes, 18–24 April (MK241)

Samarkand & Silk Road Cities18–30 April (MK243)

William Howard & the Carducci String Quartet, 19–21 April (MK242)

Genoa & Turin, 20–26 April (MK245)

Malta: prehistoric to present, 22–28 April (MK252)

Western Andalucía, 22–29 April (MK235)

Cornish Houses & Gardens, 23 April–1 May (MK250)

The Cathedrals of England, 24 April–2 May (MK251)

Tom Abbott's Berlin, 25–29 April (MK255)

Habsburg Austria, 29 April–6 May (MK258)

Heart of Italy, 29 April–6 May (MK257)

Classical Turkey, 29 April–8 May (MK256)


Civilisations of Sicily, 6–18 May (MK264)

MARTIN RANDALL FESTIVAL: Salzburg String Quartet Festival, 7–12 May (MK262)

Two Spains: The Spanish Civil War & its Aftermath, 8–16 May

Madrid & Toledo, 10–17 May (MK271)

Art in Scotland, 10–17 May (MK272)

Classical Greece, 11–20 May (MK270)

Gastronomic Le Marche, 13–20 May (MK276)

The Western Balkans, 13–26 May (MK278)

Palladian Villas, 14–19 May (MK281)

Yorkshire Houses & Gardens, 16–22 May (MK279)

Samarkand & Silk Road Cities16–28 April (MK283)

Medieval Heart of Portugal, 19–26 May (MK284)

Friuli-Venezia Giulia, 20–25 May (MK290)

Great Swedish Houses, 20–26 May (MK285)

Versailles: Seat of the Sun King, 24–27 May (MK313)

The Road to Santiago, 24 May–5 June (MK300)

A Festival of Impressionism 26–31 May (MK301)

Stockholm Modern, 28 May–2 June (MK305)

Great Houses of the South West, 28 May–4 June (MK302)

Czech Opera in Prague, 29 May–3 June

Kraków & Silesia, 31 May–7 June (MK306)



Lucca & vicinity, 3–9 June (MK310)

Cyprus: stepping stone of history, 3–11 June (MK311)

Gastronomic Veneto, 5–12 June (MK322)

Gastronomic Asturias & Cantabria, 7–14 June (MK315)

Medieval Burgundy, 8–15 June (MK136)

Leipzig Bach Festival, 11–17 June (MK320)

Great Irish Houses, 14–22 June (MK321)

The Schubertiade, 16–23 June (MK323)

Flemish Painting, 19–23 June (MK326)

Medieval West Midlands, 24–28 June (MK330)

Vienna's Masterpieces, 24–29 June (MK334)

Gardens in the Highlands, 24 June–2 July (MK332)

The Plantagenet Empire, 27 Jun–3 July (MK339)

Trasimeno Music Festival, 27 June–4 July

Finland: Aalto & Others, 27 June–5 July (MK341)

Glyndebourne & Garsington


The Welsh Marches, 1–5 July (MK343)

Walking to Derbyshire Houses, 1–6 July (MK344)

In Churchill's Footsteps, 1–6 July (MK345)

French Gothic, 1–7 July (MK346)

Orkney: 500 years of culture, 2–8 July (MK347)

Savonlinna Opera, 7–11 July (MK352)

Western Ireland Archaeology, 8–14 July (MK355)

Gastronomic West Country, 8–14 July (MK360)

Scottish Houses & Castles, 10–19 July

Danish Art & Design, 13–21 July (MK385)

Franconia, 19–26 July (MK365)

The Ring in Berlin 27 June–3 May 2024 (MK298)

Walking the Danube, 28 July–3 August (MK372)



King Ludwig II, 4–9 August (MK376)

Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, 11–24 August (MK380)

Maritime England, 27 August–2 September (MK390)

The Schubertiade, 27 August–2 September (MK394)

The Lucerne Festival, 28 August–3 September

The Hanseatic League, 29 August–5 September (MK395)


Connoisseur's Prague, 2–8 September (MK411)

Gastronomic Basque Country, 2–9 September (MK398)

Cave Art in Spain, 3–9 September (MK399)

Samarkand & Silk Road Cities, 5–17 September (MK403)

Sardinia, 6–12 September (MK404)

Classical Greece, 7–16 September (MK405)

The Etruscans, 9–14 September (MK409)

Civilisations of Sicily, 9–21 September (MK410)

Albania, Crossroads of Antiquity, 11–20 September (MK426)

West Coast Architecture, 13–23 September

Gastronomic Emilia–Romagna, 14–20 September (MK422)

Dark Age Brilliance, 15–22 September (MK424)

Georgia Uncovered, 15–25 September (MK425)

Ancient Rome, 16–21 September (MK427)

Walking a Royal River, 16–22 September (MK430)

Footpaths of Umbria, 16–23 September (MK431)

Historic Musical Instruments, 17–20 September (MK429)

English Georgian Towns, 18–25 September (MK433)

Pompeii & Herculaneum, 23–28 September (MK435)

Raphael, 23–29 September (MK437)

Granada & Córdoba, 23–30 September (MK434)

Arts & Crafts in the Cotswolds, 24–28 September

The Cathedrals of England, 25 September–3 October (MK428)

Bulgaria, 28 September–7 October (MK474)


Frank Lloyd Wright, 30 September–10 October (MK477)


Courts of Northern Italy, 4–11 October (MK481)

Basilicata & Calabria, 4–12 October (MK482)

Malta: prehistoric to present, 7–13 October (MK485)

The Douro, 8–15 October

Gardens & Villas of the Italian Lakes, 10–16 October (MK491)

Gastronomic Puglia, 10–16 October (MK545)

Berlin, Potsdam, Dresden, 10–18 October (MK505)

Connoisseur's Pompeii, 11–14 October (MK507)

Palermo Revealed, 12–17 October (MK508)

Le Corbusier, 12–20 October (MK509)

Italian Design, 14–20 October (MK412)

Walking in Southern Tuscany, 14–21 October (MK510)

Castile & León, 14–23 October (MK511)

Art in the Netherlands, 16–22 October

Roman & Medieval Provence, 18–24 October (MK524)


Modern Art on the Côte d'Azur, 22–28 October (MK530)

Istanbul Revealed 24–31 October

Samarkand & Silk Road Cities, 24 October–5 November (MK543)

Sicily: From the Greeks to the Baroque, 25 October–3 November (MK526)

Essential Jordan, 26 October–3 November (MK480)

Gastronomic Catalonia, 28 October–4 November (MK544)

Art in Madrid, 30 October–2 November (MK550)

Florentine Palaces, 30 October–3 November (MK551)

Janáček Festival Brno, 31 October–5 November


Ancient and Islamic Tunisia, 2–9 November (MK555)

Venetian Palaces5–9 November (MK558)

York Symposium, 6–8 November

The Making of Argentina, 8–19 November (MK560)

Essential India, 9–22 November (MK572)

Venice Revisited, 11–16 November (MK565)

Chamber Music Break, Taunton, 15–17 November

Ravenna & Urbino, 19–23 November (MK575)


We usually offer several tours over the Christmas and New Year period. Full details will be available in early 2024. 

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