The glories of our natural environment form a substantial component of these tours –mountain ranges, coastlines, volcanoes – sites that have wowed generations of travellers.
Uncover the Nile’s vital role in shaping Egyptian history from Lake Nasser, Luxor and Cairo’s pharaohs, to the river delta at Alexandria.
Follow history and legend along the life-giving waters of the Nile, to discover the 4000-year history of one of the world’s great civilisations.
French monasteries, Shaker villages, red barns, covered bridges and colonial towns: see the timeless beauty of New England and Quebec ablaze in autumn colour.
Visit small private gardens, great estates, rediscovered 18th and 19th-century masterpieces and ultramodern concept gardens.
A relaxed way to explore Crete, Athens and the Peloponnese, visiting the key Bronze Age and classical sites for which Greece is famous.
Get to know the Maya, the dominant civilization of Mesoamerica, and their architectural legacy set in the spectacular landscapes of Central America.
Enjoy spectacular performances in historic venues and small-scale chamber concerts in some of Italy’s most scenic locations.
Ancient, eternal and exotic, discover the world-famous sites, extraordinary histories and ongoing fascination of two nations whose origins can be traced to the birth of civilization.
Enjoy the unique combination of art, design and nature in Italy’s north, from Renaissance villas to extraordinary baroque gardens and stunning alpine scenery.
A luxurious way to sample over 4,000 years of history, art and architecture on these islands, crossroads of the Mediterranean.
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.
Journey beyond the kasbahs to discover Morocco’s rich architectural heritage, fascinating history, vibrant traditions, stunning landscapes and unique gastronomy.
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.
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.
From the Bronze Age to Napoleon, these less-visited islands of the Western Mediterranean combine ancient cultures, dramatic history and breathtaking scenery.
Explore Scandinavia’s history, from the voyages of the Vikings to contemporary Nordic design, and experience Iceland’s extraordinary landscapes and pristine coastlines.
Experience one of the world’s final travel frontiers, from its awe-inspiring landscapes and unique wildlife to a cultural kaleidoscope of indigenous peoples and exiled dissidents.
From Greek temples to medieval mosaics, Sicily showcases more than 3,000 years of Mediterranean civilisation, all set amid active volcanoes and glorious coastlines.
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.
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.
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.
Follow the Silk Road’s ancient caravan routes through western China and discover millennia of history, art and culture, preserved through successive dynasties.
Swap the Australian summer for the tranquillity of Japan in winter, with snow and stunning alpine scenery adding to the art, architecture and history.
Visit some of the best-known and best-loved gardens and grand homes in the north of England and North Wales, including Castle Howard and Chatsworth House.
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