ART PURSUITS ABROAD

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Art Pursuits Abroad
PO Box 2198
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MK18 9BP

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Art Pursuits Abroad 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. Liguria and Le Cinque Terre

    Liguria and Le Cinque Terre

    3 May 2020 - 9 May 2020
    With: Anthony Majanlahti
    Liguria has the shape of an arch placed between the Alps and the Mediterranean Sea and it is known as “la Riviera dei Fiori”, for its variety of flowers and numerous natural parks.
    6 nights from £2,965
    Ref: 20LIGU
  2. Heidelberg and the Romantic Neckar valley

    Heidelberg and the Romantic Neckar valley

    22 Apr 2020 - 27 Apr 2020
    With: Dr Ulrike Ziegler
    This new Art Pursuits Abroad study tour invites you to explore one of Germany’s best loved cities and to uncover its Romantic past.
    5 nights from £2,450
    Ref: 20HEID
  3. Bruges, Ghent and Brussels - Jan van Eyck and Netherlandish Painting

    Bruges, Ghent and Brussels - Jan van Eyck and Netherlandish Painting

    11 Mar 2020 - 15 Mar 2020
    With: Dr Sophie Oosterwijk
    Explore with us the history, art and architecture of the two great cities of Ghent and Bruges, the earliest showcases of commercial success, where Hubert and Jan van Eyck ‘invented’ a realistic style of painting.
    4 nights from £1,550
    Ref: 20FLAN
  4. Renaissance Rome - The Eternal City in the age of Michelangelo and Raphael

    Renaissance Rome - The Eternal City in the age of Michelangelo and Raphael

    19 Feb 2020 - 24 Feb 2020
    With: Dr Paula Nuttall
    Michelangelo buon Arroti and Raffaello Sanzio were the first true superstars of western art. This Art Pursuits Abroad Study Tour will take you through the Eternal City in the footsteps of these two artistic giants and their contemporaries.
    5 nights from £2,195
    Ref: 20ROME
  5. Augsburg - Cradle of the German Renaissance

    Augsburg - Cradle of the German Renaissance

    12 Dec 2019 - 16 Dec 2019
    With: Dr Ulrike Ziegler
    It is not by surprise that the German Renaissance is dawning in Augsburg.
    4 nights from £1,595
    Ref: 19AUGS
  6. Dresden - The Heart of Saxony

    Dresden - The Heart of Saxony

    5 Dec 2019 - 10 Dec 2019
    With: Thomas Abbott
    Elegantly set in a curve of the River Elbe, the city of Dresden was one of the greatest political and cultural centres in the German Empire.
    5 nights from £2,490
    Ref: 19DRES
  7. 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: 19FLOR
  8. 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: 19GENI
  9. Colours of the Cote d’Azur

    Colours of the Cote d’Azur

    5 Nov 2019 - 11 Nov 2019
    With: Dr Kathy McLauchlan
    In 1887 the poet Stéphen Liégeard invented the term Côte d’Azur, referring to the stretch of coastline between Toulon and San Remo.
    6 nights from £1,995
    Ref: 19NICE
  10. Sorolla's Valencia - Spanish Master of Light

    Sorolla's Valencia - Spanish Master of Light

    29 Oct 2019 - 1 Nov 2019
    With: Dr Anne Anderson
    Spain’s third city, Valencia is awash with some of the most striking architecture in the country.
    3 nights from £1,495
    Ref: 19SORO
  11. 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: 19NAPL
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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: 19TRIE
  15. 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: 19HOLL
  16. 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: 19RHIN
  17. 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
  18. 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: 19ISTR
  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. 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: 19ACES
  21. 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
  22. Italian Court Cities

    Italian Court Cities

    10 Jun 2019 - 14 Jun 2019
    With: Dr Geoffrey Nuttall
    This new Art Pursuits Abroad tour, a special offering for members of the London Art History Society, will explore the cultural flourishing of a swathe of Northern Italian court cities.
    4 nights from £1,595
    Ref: 19LAHS
  23. 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
  24. 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

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