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Welcome to The Cultural Travel Company, the leading specialist in cultural holidays


We visit some of the most evocative places in Europe and the UK, and our programme covers many cultural highlights.

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From art and archaeology to music and history, we examine a range of fascinating subjects accompanied by expert speakers.

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Holiday types

The Cultural Travel Company offers a carefully-selected range of cultural holidays such as city trips, in-depth journeys and musical events.

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Expert speakers

Always highly qualified, often distinguished, our speakers provide commentary and insight which is authoritative and thought-provoking, but presented in a way that is accessible and engaging. They are also congenial travel companions.

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Most popular holidays

Cathedrals & Abbeys of the North Magnificent mediaeval architecture in England

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Château de Versailles The power and glory of France

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Dr Susan Steer combines a tremendous knowledge of Venice, its history, culture and arts with a wonderful ability to make such knowledge accessible to her audience.

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Rubens, Disputation of the Holy Sacrament, in St Paul's Church (Paulskerk) Antwerp

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Allegorical Figure of Music, Laurent de la Hyre (1649).