Art

Be inspired by our tours to some of the world’s most intriguing destinations. Guided by art experts from Australia’s leading cultural institutions, including the Art Gallery of New South Wales, this collection of tours will stimulate and delight, whether you simply appreciate the arts or are a seasoned connoisseur.

Eternal Egypt

Into the Heart of Middle Egypt and Beyond

with Melanie Pitkin

10–28 January 2019 (19 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Singapore Art Week 2019

Singapore

with Ron Ramsey

20–24 January 2019 (5 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

The Frankincense Route

Oman and Zanzibar

with Jane Hutcheon

22 January – 08 February 2019 (18 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Sydney Art and Culture Weekend

Masters of Modern Art from the Hermitage and the Sydney Festival

with Gitte Weise

23–27 January 2019 (5 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE** Sydney Festival performances announced!

Tour to Alexandria

Alexandria, Egypt

with Renaissance Tours

28–30 January 2019 (3 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE** Designed as a post-tour to Eternal Egypt

Mona in Hobart

Weekend of Art, Wine and Culture in Tasmania

with Gitte Weise

04–07 April 2019 (4 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

From Homer to Caravaggio

Sicily and Malta

with Christopher Allen

13–27 April 2019 (15 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Art Deco to Art Now

Shanghai and Hong Kong

with Claudia Chan Shaw

19–27 April 2019 (9 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Gozo

Gozo, Malta

with Renaissance Tours

27–29 April 2019 (3 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE** Designed as a post-tour for From Homer to Caravaggio.

The Land Beyond the Sunrise

Ancient Cities, Temples and Landscapes of Eastern Turkey

with Iain Shearer

09–29 May 2019 (21 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Cathar Castles and Catalan Cathedrals

Toulouse, Narbonne, Perpignan, Girona, Barcelona and Mallorca

with Brian Ladd

11–26 May 2019 (16 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

William Morris in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia

with Michele Hill

12–18 May 2019 (7 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

A Road Less Travelled

Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan

with Liz Gibson

24 May – 11 June 2019 (19 days)

**FULLY BOOKED – WAITLIST ONLY**

St Petersburg to Moscow on the Volga Dream

Russian Art, Music and Literature

with Alan Dodge, Christopher Lawrence & Irina Dunn

11–26 June 2019 (16 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Treasures of the Emerald Isle

Castles, Manor Houses and Museums of Ireland

with Kenneth Park

21 June – 06 July 2019 (16 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Poland and the Baltics

Warsaw, Krakow, Riga, Tartu, Tallinn and Helsinki

with Rosamund Bartlett

21 June – 07 July 2019 (17 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Tour to Tolstoy’s estate

with Renaissance Tours

26–28 June 2019 (3 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE** Designed as a post-tour for St Petersburg to Moscow on the Volga Dream.

Music, Ballet and Art in Melbourne

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Lang Lang, Vadim Gluzman and Monte Carlo Ballet

with Andy Bromberger

01–05 July 2019 (5 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Savonlinna Opera Festival

Savonlinna, Finland

with Renaissance Tours

07–11 July 2019 (4 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE** Designed as a post-tour for Poland and the Baltics

Melbourne Winter Masterpieces 2019

Melbourne, Australia

with Brian Ladd

July/August 2019 (5 days)

Join Brian Ladd for an exclusive private viewing of the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces 2019, together with visits to art galleries and sculpture parks in Melbourne,…

William Morris in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia

with Michele Hill

04–10 August 2019 (7 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Sydney Contemporary

Cutting Edge Art in Australia’s Urban Metropolis

with Gitte Weise

September 2019 (5 days)

Gain VIP access to Australia’s premier international art fair, Sydney Contemporary at the Carriageworks, and discover some of Sydney’s best contemporary art galleries on an…

Italy in the Footsteps of Dickens

Venice to Vesuvius

with Louise Owens

02–14 September 2019 (13 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Champagne wine tour

Champagne region, France

with Peter Bourne

07–11 September 2019 (5 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE** Designed as a pre-tour to Art, Music and Wine in the South of France

Art of the Côte d’Azur

Côte d'Azur, France

with Wendy Sharpe & Bernard Ollis

08–11 September 2019 (4 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE** Designed as a pre-tour to Art, Music and Wine in the South of France

Art, Music and Wine in The South of France

Including five nights on the Rhone River from Arles to Lyon

with Wendy Sharpe & Bernard Ollis, Christopher Lawrence & Peter Bourne

11–21 September 2019 (11 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Journey Along the Silk Road: Uzbekistan

Tashkent, Nukus, Khiva, Bukhara and Samarkand

with Joyce Morgan

12–29 September 2019 (18 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

From Morris to Mackintosh

The Arts and Crafts Movement in England and Scotland

with Robert Reason

17–28 September 2019 (12 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Paris Through an Artist’s Eyes

Paris, France

with Wendy Sharpe & Bernard Ollis

21–25 September 2019 (5 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE** Designed as a post-tour to Art, Music and Wine in the South of France

Wines of Burgundy

Burgundy region, France

with Peter Bourne

21–25 September 2019 (5 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE** Designed as a post-tour to Art, Music and Wine in the South of France

Cyprus: Crossroads of Culture

Ancient Cities, Crusader Castles and Byzantine Churches

with Christopher Allen

30 September – 12 October 2019 (13 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Opera, Music and Art in New Zealand

New Zealand Opera, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and World of WearableArt

with Claudia Chan Shaw

02–06 October 2019 (5 days)

Explore the diversity and energy of art and culture in Wellington, attending opera and symphonic performances and the renowned design competition ‘World of WearableArt’.

Puglia and Southern Italy

Bari to Naples

with Steven Miller

13–25 October 2019 (13 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

From the Sahara to the Sea

Art, Culture and Landscapes of Morocco

with Halim El Mansouri

13–27 October 2019 (15 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Setouchi Triennale 2019

The Art Islands of the Seto Inland Sea

with John McBride

13–24 October 2019 (12 days)

**ON REQUEST**

Museums, Mansions and Masterpieces

New York to Boston

with Ron Ramsey & Sebastian Smee

18–28 October 2019 (11 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Land of Berbers, Carthaginians and Romans: Tunisia

Tunisia, North Africa

with Iain Shearer

21 October – 03 November 2019 (14 days)

Venture into the heart of Tunisia to explore ancient Roman and Carthaginian sites, Berber villages and the distinctive Islamic architecture of its key cities.

Colours of South Africa

Landscapes, Art, Gardens and Homesteads

with Jean Wethmar

29 October – 12 November 2019 (15 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Japanese Gardens, Art and Architecture

A journey from Tokyo to Kyoto

with Genevieve Jacobs

04–20 November 2019 (17 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Into the Sahara: Algeria

From Ancient Rome to the Modern Maghreb

with Julian Droogan

04–20 November 2019 (17 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Ethiopia: The Heart of African Civilisation

Addis Ababa and the Historical North

with Jane Hutcheon

12–26 November 2019 (15 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Post-Tour to Victoria Falls

Zimbabwe–Botswana

with Renaissance Tours

12–15 November 2019 (4 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE** Designed as a post-tour to Colours of South Africa.

Mona in Hobart

Weekend of Art, Wine and Culture in Tasmania

with Gitte Weise

14–17 November 2019 (4 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Art Revival: From Cuba to Miami

Havana and Art Basel Miami Beach

with Claudia Chan Shaw

27 November – 07 December 2019 (11 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

The Birth of Civilisation

Exclusive archaeology cruise to Cyprus, Israel, Egypt & Jordan

with Julian Droogan & Iain Shearer

10–21 November 2020 (12 days)

Embark on an exclusive private luxury small ship cruise through the ancient lands of the Near East, exploring over 5,000 years of the origin of…