From the great art and design museums of the world to key contemporary art fairs and cutting-edge architecture, these tours take an in depth look at the visual arts.
Travel with the ABR, Australia's leading arts and literary review magazine, and relish in the extraordinary art, architecture and history of Germany and the Netherlands, and attend performances at world-class venues in congenial company.
Compact and refined, Adelaide has much to offer the cultural traveller. Explore it with the former director of the Art Gallery of South Australia.
An alternative to the crowded, cliched Rhine cruise, this itinerary gives you the time to properly explore elegant riverine cities from Strasbourg to Aachen, enjoy their wealth of art and understand their complex history.
Experience the wealth of art on show at Art Basel, one of the world’s premiere art fairs, and enjoy the beauty, history and art of Alsace and the Black Forest.
Take an in-depth look at one of Europe’s most cultured and dynamic capitals, and explore nearby Leipzig and Dresden.
Explore the art, architecture and gastronomy of France, from the birth of the Romanesque at Autun and Cluny, to the drama of modern art on the French Riviera.
Experience New York in its festive brilliance, seeing the best shows of the season, visiting great small galleries and capping it all off with New Year’s Eve in the city that never sleeps.
Go beyond Fidel Castro and Che Guevara to explore Cuba’s rich Afro-Caribbean culture, expressed in music, literature and architecture, and forged through the crucible of colonial and revolutionary history.
Deepen your knowledge of the extraordinary masterpieces and masterminds of Renaissance Florence, and discover new collections showcasing the city’s more recent history.
Follow the life and works of Frank Lloyd Wright, one of the greatest all-time geniuses of architecture, on a trail through America’s Midwest.
French monasteries, Shaker villages, red barns, covered bridges and colonial towns: see the timeless beauty of New England and Quebec ablaze in autumn colour.
Enjoy the fascinating history, art and culture of Italy, from the Romans to the Renaissance and beyond, with special meals and private visits not available on most tours.
Travel through the Moorish kingdoms of Andalusia, explore imperial Madrid and be energised by modernista Barcelona.
From Alexander and Darius to the caravan cities of the Silk Road: discover the enduring legacy of Persia and its empires.
Take time out to explore one of the great cities of world history, a place of diverse and extraordinary history, art and architecture.
Unpack the many layers of tradition, history and culture that have fascinated generations of visitors to this once-isolated nation.
Enjoy the unique combination of art, design and nature in Italy’s north, from Renaissance villas to extraordinary baroque gardens and stunning alpine scenery.
Enjoy extended stays in London and Paris at the height of the cultural season, with galleries, opera houses and concert halls all at their winter best.
Take a journey to the heart and soul of Latin America, from ancient Mayan and Aztec sites to the colourful art of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.
Discover Russia’s culture and art through its rich and tumultuous history, from the medieval Kievan Rus to the tsars and Perestroika.
Swap the Australian summer for the charm and the chill of these exceptional cities, visiting during the Christmas festival season, when the locals get out and enjoy life.
The Big Apple: a global powerhouse of finance, ideas, culture and art. Understand this iconic city of the modern era as never before.
Understand fashion and design from its earliest beginnings to the modern day, with fine dining and high culture, in the inimitable New York City.
Experience world-famous sculpture parks, remarkable art and architecture, striking landscapes shaped by dramatic volcanic activity, and the wealth of Maori culture, integral to Kiwi life today.
Extend your knowledge of the Iberian Peninsula, visiting medieval and modern sites, and exploring Portugal’s Age of Discovery.
Visit Italy’s two southern capitals, each an ancient and remarkable mix of cultures, spanning more than 3,000 years of European civilisation.
A detailed exploration of Paris’ rich history and extraordinary artistic legacy, taking you well beyond the city of tourists.
An in-depth look at the remarkable cultural heritage of Europe’s Atlantic-facing nation, a beguiling mix of history, seafaring and great natural beauty.
An in-depth look at the layers of Roman history, art and architecture for the independent-minded traveller.
Explore Scandinavia’s history, from the voyages of the Vikings to contemporary Nordic design, and experience Iceland’s extraordinary landscapes and pristine coastlines.
Experience the transformation of Singapore from a trading port to a world-class venue for fine art, performing arts and architecture.
Travel the Baltic by ferry and train, exploring the mix of Nordic, German and Russian influences that have forged a unique cultural identity expressed in art, architecture, music and design.
Travel in the footsteps of medieval pilgrims and merchants from the shores of Lake Geneva, across the Alps and on to the gates of Rome.
An overlooked jewel among Asia’s diverse destinations, with a thriving arts scene, a visible and vibrant traditional culture with cosmopolitan influences from Europe, Japan and mainland China.
Enjoy Tasmania’s internationally-recognised pristine landscapes and vibrant visual arts scene, underpinned by a complex history.
Celebrate Thanksgiving in New York – a time for food, reflection and good company – while experiencing the very best this iconic city has to offer.
Experience the world’s largest contemporary art biennale and enjoy the best of international cinema on this 9-day tour to Venice.
Take the road less travelled to some of Italy’s most beautiful and historic medieval towns, and enjoy a wealth of ancient sites, Renaissance art, superb regional food and wine and living artisanal traditions.
Follow the footsteps of travellers past, journeying through the Silk Road cities and villages that linked Europe and the Far East.
Unpack your bags and explore the history, art and architecture of the city that ruled the Mediterranean for more than 1,000 years. Timed to avoid the crowds.
Enjoy the very best of European opera, ballet and orchestral music at world-class opera houses and concert halls in Venice, Milan, Madrid and Barcelona.
Explore the city that ruled central Europe for 500 years, a mecca for musicians, artists, architects and intellectuals and still a vibrant cultural centre, European but with a distinctly oriental feel.
Explore the broader Habsburg world, linking the Germanic north to the Slavic and Italian south, a crossroads where cultures intermingle and great empires rose and fell.
Swap the Australian summer for the tranquillity of Japan in winter, with snow and stunning alpine scenery adding to the art, architecture and history.
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