Our small-group cultural tours allow you to explore your passion for painting, sculpture, architecture and design. Click on a tour description below for full itinerary and online bookings.
Explore Venice and experience the spectacle of the Venice Biennale and the International Film Festival over 9 days from our quiet hotel in central Venice.
Dr Nick Gordon holds a University Medal and a PhD in history from the University of Sydney. He has taught Europea
Explore world-class art galleries, opulent churches and chapels to admire a broad selection of Caravaggio's work, while tracing the artist's fascinating life.
Kathleen has a doctorate in Italian literature from the University of Sydney. She has a strong interest in medieval history and co
Uncover China’s rich historical achievements and artistry defined by over 2000 years of dynastic rule Our 18-day tour travels the mainland and into Hong Kong.
Since returning to UK David has lectured extensively on the Qing Dynasty Chinese Court Costume to groups as diverse as Na
Delve into history, culture and art on this 17-day tour of Russia. Visit St Petersburg’s palaces and museums, Moscow’s Red Square and the Golden Ring.
He was a Fellow in History at Trinity College where he received his PhD and won the Sydney University Medal in modern French liter
Study the fascinating history and admire the natural beauty of the Italian coastline from Lazio, along the Tyrrhenian coast, through to Turin.
Travel through the fascinating regions of Northern Spain via Porto to Lisbon. Explore outstanding art collections, spectacular monuments and vibrant cities.
A former Senior Lecturer in Italian at the University of Western Sydney, she is a fluent Italian speaker with a wide ranging knowl
From Gettysburg to gumbo Academy Travel’s new 15-day itinerary explores the essence of America’s South, with great food, superb art and fine scenery to be enjoyed.
In 2007 he spent six months in Washington as a congressional intern and has travelled extensively in the North East USA. He has le
Take an in-depth look at the diverse and fascinating city of Berlin, with days in Leipzig and Dresden, on this 14-day residential style tour.
Thomas has lived in Germany since 1988 and has led many cultural tours throughout Germany with leading UK and other organisations,
Explore the connections between Europe and North Africa on this new itinerary. Visit Fes, Rabat and Tangier in Morocco and discover Seville, Cordoba and Granada.
She lectures for the UK-based National Association of Decorative and fine Arts Societies (NADFAS) and is well known to ADFAS membe
Follow Frank Lloyd Wright, America’s greatest architect, from his prairies style in Chicago, through to Pennsylvania to explore Fallingwater and on to New York.
He has a strong interest in history, and holds a Bachelor of Arts from Macquarie University and a Master of Commerce from the Univ
Unpack and unwind on this residential tour exploring the art and history of Venice, from its Byzantine origins to its Renaissance glory and modern beauty.
Join us on an in depth look at Spain’s two largest cities: Madrid with its Imperial wealth and Barcelona with its colourful Modernist and medieval architecture.
Uncover Japan’s history, art and culture in new world Tokyo, Kanazawa’s gardens, Hiroshima’s peace memorial and 7 nights immersed in Kyoto’s cultural delights.
Spend Thanksgiving in New York over 12 nights. Enjoy eight diverse performances, dine in Michellin-starred restaurants and visit some of the world’s top museums.
Discover Tasmania’s colonial history and landscape. Visit galleries including MONA, experience Port Arthur, cruise Wineglass Bay and explore the Huon Valley.
Spend two weeks in the world’s most dynamic cultural city. Enjoy eight top performances, with visits to some of the world’s best museums and restaurants.
From Naples tour leading archaeological sites, pause on Capri to marvel at its natural beauty, before continuing on to Rome to visit difficult-to-access sites.
Since 2005 he has been Senior Curator of the Nicholson Museum at the University of Sydney. Michael has homes in Sydney and Sussex.
Explore the history and culture of Italy’s premier art cities Florence and Venice. See world-class galleries and museums, and visit difficult-to-access sites.
Take a comprehensive tour of Spain, designed to give the first-time visitor an overview of the country’s diverse and fascinating history, art and traditions.
Other areas of expertise include art, culture, and the environment. He completed his PhD at the University of California at Berk
This tour of Taiwan uncovers Chinese traditions and culture with a wealth of art, architecture and beautiful landscapes in Tainan, Taroko Gorge and Taipei.
With over 30 years experience as an administrator and tour leader on the great sub-continent she has a great deal to share with he
Enjoy some of Italy’s finest villas on Lake Como, the Renaissance country houses of Palladio, and the splendour of the Borromean Islands on this 15-day tour.
He led his first tour to Italy in 1990 and since then has designed and led 16 tours to Italy, Turkey and the United States, as wel
Follow the Frank Lloyd Wright trail from his prairies style in Chicago through to Buffalo and on to Wright’s most famous work, Fallingwater, outside Pittsburgh.
Explore the art and culture of the Low Countries, from medieval cities such as Bruges, to wonderful modern museums and less well-visited gems.
Travel from Burgundy, south through Lyon to the Côte d’Azur, exploring medieval villages, admire fine Roman ruins and visit exceptional regional art galleries.
This new 15-day tour takes you from Copenhagen, to Oslo, Bergen and Iceland, to explore the region’s distinctive landscapes and cultural traditions.
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