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Art Pursuits Abroad Limited has been organising cultural holidays and art history courses since 2003. Our Study Tours (cultural holidays) combine the art of travelling with the pleasure of looking at and learning about art and history in beautiful places. We are highly rated by our clients with 88% describing us as excellent (and 11% as good) as a tour operator which probably explains why 50% book again with us and many become regulars.

We hope that you enjoy looking at our website and find one or more of our Study Tours which interest you.

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  1. Andalucia - Moors and more in Granada, Córdoba and Seville

    Andalucia - Moors and more in Granada, Córdoba and Seville

    22 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
    With: Sue Rollin
    Throughout thousands of years of history, Andalucia has built an exceptional cultural heritage.
    8 nights from £2,990
    Ref: 18ANDA
  2. Renaissance Milan - Cultural ambition and the House of Sforza

    Renaissance Milan - Cultural ambition and the House of Sforza

    28 Nov 2018 - 2 Dec 2018
    With: Dr Paula Nuttall
    In the late 14th and 15th centuries Milan’s power and prestige as a princely state ensured it a distinguished role as an artistic centre.
    SOLD OUT - CALL FOR CANCELLATIONS
    Ref: 18REMI
  3. In the footsteps of Riemenschneider - Masterpieces of German Renaissance sculpture

    In the footsteps of Riemenschneider - Masterpieces of German Renaissance sculpture

    10 Dec 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
    With: Dr Ulrike Ziegler
    Tilman Riemenschneider was one of the greatest sculptors of the late Middle Ages.
    5 nights from £2,100
    Ref: 18RIEM
  4. Mediaeval Milan - From Saint Ambrose to the Visconti

    Mediaeval Milan - From Saint Ambrose to the Visconti

    6 Mar 2019 - 10 Mar 2019
    With: Dr Sally Dormer
    From 286 to 402 AD Milan – Latin Mediolanum – was capital of the Roman Empire in the West, in an attempt to defend the Italian peninsula against northern invaders.
    4 nights from £2,090
    Ref: 19MEDMIL
  5. Sherry and Flamenco Country - Gastronomy, culture and art in south-western Andalucia

    Sherry and Flamenco Country - Gastronomy, culture and art in south-western Andalucia

    11 Mar 2019 - 17 Mar 2019
    With: Sue Rollin
    This new Art Pursuits Abroad Study Tour takes us off the beaten tourist track as we explore the rich history and cultural traditions of south-western Andalucia.
    6 nights from £2,590
    Ref: 19CADI
  6. In the footsteps of Albrecht Dürer

    In the footsteps of Albrecht Dürer

    12 Mar 2019 - 17 Mar 2019
    With: Dr Ulrike Ziegler, Thomas Abbott
    Master painter, printmaker, goldsmith, art theorist and humanist scholar — Albrecht Dürer embodied the idea of the Renaissance man. Like Leonardo da Vinci, he was driven by an obsession to know everything, and observed and absorbed the world like no other northern artist before him.
    5 nights from £1,990
    Ref: 19DUER
  7. Turin - Antiquity, art & architecture in the City of Four Rivers

    Turin - Antiquity, art & architecture in the City of Four Rivers

    1 Apr 2019 - 6 Apr 2019
    With: Dr Eireann Marshall
    Turin, one of the most overlooked gems of Italy, nestles quietly in the north-west corner of the country, hugged by the Alps which appear at the end of many of the streets in its Roman street network.
    5 nights from £1,990
    Ref: 19TURI
  8. Franconia - Artistic and architectural treasures of Northern Bavaria

    Franconia - Artistic and architectural treasures of Northern Bavaria

    4 Apr 2019 - 9 Apr 2019
    With: Thomas Abbott
    Franconia — modern Bavaria’s northern half — is home to many of Germany’s greatest mediaeval and Renaissance treasures.
    5 nights from £1,990
    Ref: 19FRAN
  9. Dorset - Hidden Country Houses & Gardens

    Dorset - Hidden Country Houses & Gardens

    7 Apr 2019 - 10 Apr 2019
    With: Barbara Peacock
    Dorset is one of the most unspoilt and rural of England’s counties, a land of downs and moor, secluded valleys, woodlands and beech groves
    3 nights from £1,290
    Ref: 19DORS
  10. Lago di Como - Around Italy’s most beautiful lake

    Lago di Como - Around Italy’s most beautiful lake

    7 May 2019 - 12 May 2019
    With: Anthony Majanlahti
    Sparkling enigmatically like a dark Sapphire, Lake Como is arguably Europe’s most beautiful lake — and certainly its deepest.
    5 nights from £2,290
    Ref: 19COMO
  11. Rome - Off the beaten track

    Rome - Off the beaten track

    22 May 2019 - 28 May 2019
    With: Nigel McGilchrist
    This new Art Pursuits Abroad tour will appeal most, perhaps, to those who already know the classic sites of Rome but who would like to deepen their knowledge of the city and to see some uncommon and unfamiliar beauties.
    6 nights from £2,790
    Ref: 19ROME
  12. Northern Lazio and Southern Tuscany

    Northern Lazio and Southern Tuscany

    29 May 2019 - 4 Jun 2019
    With: Nigel McGilchrist
    This new Art Pursuits Abroad tour is a varied and unusual journey into a part of Italy that is little known and visited — the beautiful territory which was once the heart-land of the Etruscan peoples and which lies in the volcanic landscape between Rome and Siena.
    6 nights from £2,390
    Ref: 19NLST
  13. Merano and the Val Venosta - South Tyrol’s most beautiful valley

    Merano and the Val Venosta - South Tyrol’s most beautiful valley

    2 Jun 2019 - 8 Jun 2019
    With: Dr Ulrike Ziegler
    Situated at the borders of Italy, Austria and Switzerland, the Venosta Valley has been a major thoroughfare of the Central Alps since Ancient times.
    6 nights from £2,790
    Ref: 19MOST
  14. Georgian Arcadia - Classical Houses and Landscape Parks of North Yorkshire

    Georgian Arcadia - Classical Houses and Landscape Parks of North Yorkshire

    9 Jun 2019 - 12 Jun 2019
    With: Barbara Peacock
    Yorkshire is architecturally the richest of England’s counties and remains the most Georgian part of England with magnificent estates, country houses and landscape parks.
    3 nights from £1,190
    Ref: 19YORK
  15. Shropshire - Mediaeval art and architecture in the Marches

    Shropshire - Mediaeval art and architecture in the Marches

    15 Jun 2019 - 18 Jun 2019
    With: Dr Sally Dormer
    The counties of Shropshire and Herefordshire boast some of the most exciting mediaeval remains in England, set amidst breath-taking scenery in the area known as the Marches that separates England from Wales.
    3 nights from £1,290
    Ref: 19SHRO
  16. Sacred art of Russia - Yaroslavl and the cities of Russia’s Golden Ring

    Sacred art of Russia - Yaroslavl and the cities of Russia’s Golden Ring

    16 Jun 2019 - 22 Jun 2019
    With: Dr Natalia Murray
    The adoption of Christianity in Russia in 988 marked the beginning of the ancient Russian art. Throughout the 10th–17th centuries, this ancient Russian art sought to embody in itself the Christian faith and create ‘theology in colour’ by making images and the words inseparable from each other.
    6 nights from £2,590
    Ref: 19YARO
  17. Jutland - Art & architecture in ‘continental’ Denmark

    Jutland - Art & architecture in ‘continental’ Denmark

    24 Jun 2019 - 29 Jun 2019
    With: Dr Anne Anderson
    Reputedly the happiest people in Europe, the Danes have built an envious reputation for prosperity and equality, without losing sight of the importance of family and community values, encapsulated in the concept of ‘hygge’.
    5 nights from £2,490
    Ref: 19JUTL
  18. Mediaeval Treasuries - Carolingian and Ottonian Rhineland

    Mediaeval Treasuries - Carolingian and Ottonian Rhineland

    1 Jul 2019 - 5 Jul 2019
    With: Dr Ulrike Ziegler
    As King of the Franks and the Lombards, and from 800 also as Emperor, Charlemagne reigned over lands from the Pyrénées to the River Elbe and from the North Sea to Central Italy.
    4 nights from £1,695
    Ref: TREA19
  19. Land of the Blue Rider - Mediaeval to modern in southern Bavaria

    Land of the Blue Rider - Mediaeval to modern in southern Bavaria

    10 Jul 2019 - 16 Jul 2019
    With: Thomas Abbott
    The symbiosis of art and nature in the land between Munich and Garmisch-Partenkirchen evokes an intense experience.
    6 nights from £2,725
    Ref: 19BLUE
  20. Nancy - Jewel of the Baroque; Star of Art Nouveau

    Nancy - Jewel of the Baroque; Star of Art Nouveau

    4 Sep 2019 - 8 Sep 2019
    With: Dr Justine Hopkins
    The historic capital of the ancient Duchy of Lorraine, Nancy has been a centre of trade, commerce and craftsmanship since the 11th century.
    4 nights from £1,480
    Ref: NANC19
  21. Istria - Pearls of the Adriatic

    Istria - Pearls of the Adriatic

    14 Sep 2019 - 21 Sep 2019
    With: Dr Vedran Barbaric
    Stretching along the Croatian coastline facing Venice across the Adriatic Sea, the ancient region of Istria retains the remnants of civilizations dating from prehistoric times.
    7 nights from £2,760
    Ref: ISTR19
  22. Bauhaus - Design for Living

    Bauhaus - Design for Living

    17 Sep 2019 - 23 Sep 2019
    With: Thomas Abbott
    Architect Walter Gropius launched the radical Bauhaus arts movement in 1919 in Weimar, Germany after the devastation of the First World War. Bauhaus brought together fine arts and crafts to create buildings and interiors for the modern age.
    6 nights from £2,195
    Ref: BAUH19
  23. Romanesque Rhineland - Cathedrals of Speyer, Worms and Mainz

    Romanesque Rhineland - Cathedrals of Speyer, Worms and Mainz

    23 Sep 2019 - 28 Sep 2019
    With: Dr Ulrike Ziegler
    Three fine Romanesque cathedrals – Worms, Speyer and Mainz – are an architectural focus of this tour through the Middle Rhine.
    5 nights from £2,195
    Ref: RHEI19
  24. The Golden Age of Dutch Painting - Treasures of Rijksmuseum and Holland’s historic cities

    The Golden Age of Dutch Painting - Treasures of Rijksmuseum and Holland’s historic cities

    1 Oct 2019 - 6 Oct 2019
    With: Dr Sophie Oosterwijk
    The vivid paintings by 17th-century Dutch artists capture the confidence of an enterprising, ambitious, newly created republic.
    5 nights from £2,155
    Ref: GOLD19
  25. Trier & the Moselle - Roman ruins and mediaeval monuments

    Trier & the Moselle - Roman ruins and mediaeval monuments

    9 Oct 2019 - 13 Oct 2019
    With: Dr Ulrike Ziegler
    Trier’s ancient Roman imperial status is reflected in its impressive architecture; vast, intricate mosaic floors; large-scale sculpted monuments and delicate glassware.
    4 nights from £1,650
    Ref: TRIE19
  26. Budapest - Masterpiece of Art Nouveau

    Budapest - Masterpiece of Art Nouveau

    16 Oct 2019 - 20 Oct 2019
    With: Dr Anne Anderson
    Budapest, the Paris of the East or the Pearl of the Danube, enjoyed a renaissance at the close of the 19th century.
    4 nights from £1,690
    Ref: 19BUDA
  27. Renaissance Milan - Cultural ambition and the House of Sforza

    Renaissance Milan - Cultural ambition and the House of Sforza

    17 Oct 2019 - 21 Oct 2019
    With: Dr Paula & Dr Geoffrey Nuttall
    In the late 14th and 15th centuries Milan’s power and prestige as a princely state ensured it a distinguished role as an artistic centre.
    4 nights from £1,880
    Ref: 19REMI
  28. Naples - Classical to contemporary around the Campi Flegrei

    Naples - Classical to contemporary around the Campi Flegrei

    23 Oct 2019 - 30 Oct 2019
    With: Nigel McGilchrist
    This tour is an exploration of two thousand years of Neapolitan history.
    7 nights from £2,595
    Ref: NAP19
  29. Joachim Strupp’s Venice - A personal journey through Venetian art

    Joachim Strupp’s Venice - A personal journey through Venetian art

    10 Nov 2019 - 16 Nov 2019
    With: Thomas Abbott
    We are pleased to announce the first of an annual series of tours in memory of Joachim Strupp, founder of Art Pursuits. These tours will be to places Joachim visited and will include several special visits to mark his skill and accomplishment in designing the very best cultural tours.
    6 nights from £2,290
    Ref: VENI19
  30. Renaissance Florence - Art and history in the time of the Medici

    Renaissance Florence - Art and history in the time of the Medici

    13 Nov 2019 - 18 Nov 2019
    With: Dr Paula Nuttall
    Florence has been hailed as ‘the cradle of the Renaissance’ – birthplace of a re-awakening of a Weltanschauung with man at the centre of the cosmos.
    5 nights from £1,895
    Ref: FLOR19

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