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Cultural tours offer an enriching insight into the people, traditions and customs of the destination you’re exploring. They are accompanied by passionate guides who bring the regions to life with invaluable first-hand experience and insight.

Escorted cultural holidays are a chance to embrace a whole host of new experiences, whether it be a Buddhist blessing at a revered temple, navigating a bustling souk, learning the native language, or admiring a renowned work of art in a famous museum.

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Highlights of Tuscany

Highlights of Tuscany
  • 7 Days - Italy and Back
  • Fly Tour from £999

​Explore Tuscany's rolling countryside, which is dotted with olive groves, vineyards and medieval hilltop towns. This tour also takes you to Pisa, home of the famous Leaning Tower, and Florence, Italy's mesmerising 'Art City'.

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Historical Malta

Historical Malta
  • 7 Days - Malta and Back
  • Fly Tour from £999

​Malta's history is firmly in focus on this fascinating tour, which includes trips to Valletta, famed for its Grand Harbour, and the Three Cities – built by the Knights of Malta. Prehistoric temples, relics of World War II and exploration of sister island Gozo are further options.

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Bucharest and Castles of Transylvania

Bucharest and Castles of Transylvania
  • 7 Days - Bucharest and Back
  • Fly Tour from £1,349

History, intrigue and legend accompany you on this fascinating tour of Romania's wonderful highlights. Transylvanian castles, medieval villages, forested landscapes and ancient monasteries all have a tale to tell as you take a round trip from its capital, Bucharest.

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Scenic Lake Orta

Scenic Lake Orta
  • 7 Days - Milan and Back
  • Fly Tour from £1,379

The smallest of the Italian Lakes, Orta remains refreshingly uncrowded and almost untouched by tourism. The rambling cobbled streets are lined with traditional trattorias and authentic, family-run hotels.

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Ranthambore & India's Golden Triangle

Ranthambore & India's Golden Triangle
  • 9 Days - New Delhi to Jaipur
  • Fly Tour from £1,475

Explore the glorious country of India on this tour, taking you to some of it's most beautiful cities, discovering the most exquisite historical sights, and perhaps seeing a tiger at Ranthambore National Park. This tour is operated by our sister company Rail Discoveries.

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Simply Lake Garda

Simply Lake Garda
  • 9 Days - Turnin to Turin
  • Rail Tour from £1,495

Picturesque, peaceful and perfectly placed for our visits to Verona and Venice, the lakeside town of Desenzano forms the ideal base for a wonderful holiday with a delightful setting on the shores of tranquil Lake Garda - one of Italy's best-loved lakes.

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Traditional Glacier Express

Traditional Glacier Express
  • 7 Days - Strasbourg to Kandersteg
  • Rail Tour from £1,495

Stunning scenery and spectacular views regale us as we travel by rail through the heart of the Swiss Alps on the world-famous Glacier Express. We enjoy mountain railways, charming towns and dramatic Alpine scenery on this tour through the breathtaking landscapes of Switzerland.

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The Spirit of Andalucia

The Spirit of Andalucia
  • 8 Days - Malaga and Back
  • Fly Tour from £1,529

A heady mix of cultures and faiths, dramatic mountain ranges and glorious sunshine make Andalucia a joy to explore. Join us as we tour the Alhambra (the Red Castle) at Granada, an intricate fortified palace complex brimming with centuries of reinvention.

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Historic Portugal and Spain

Historic Portugal and Spain
  • 10 Days - Lisbon to Madrid
  • Fly Tour from £1,629

They might be neighbours, but Spain and Portugal are culturally and geographically distinct. We’ve designed this tour to help you discover their diverse natural landscapes.

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Vienna, Prague and Budapest

Vienna, Prague and Budapest
  • 9 Days - Prague to Budapest
  • Fly Tour from £1,729

Wonderful architecture spanning the centuries, vast imperial palaces, ancient castles and churches and a fascinatingly rich cultural heritage. This trio of fine central European cities is brimming with delights.

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