Tours & Study Days At
Ciceroni Travel

Our company name, CICERONI, is the Italian word for a group of eighteenth century ‘Grand Tour’ guides. We create and conduct our tours in the relaxed and informative manner of the Grand Tour with a particular accent on private visits. We use comfortable hotels in enviable country and city locations while good food and wine are an important part of our sense of hospitality. Our study days focus on individual themes, collections and exhibitions, offering an independent overview of each subject, many of which complement our tour programme.

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In Search of Piero della Francesca

Lucid Grandeur

Italy
Wednesday 12 - Monday 17 June 2024 (6 Days)
Piero della Francesca is one of the most fascinating, if enigmatic, of renaissance painters. His cool, majestic style is a vital part of the fifteenth century’s quest to find newly expressive approaches to religious narrative and one fully explored during this tour based in Citta di Castello.

Houses & Gardens of Cork

Ballymaloe

Ireland
Sunday 23 - Friday 28 June 2024 (6 Days)
Co Cork has some of the most beautiful houses and gardens of south-west Ireland, many not open to the public. However, this visit will concern itself not just with food for the eye, mind and soul but with food for the body as we shall stay at the renowned Ballymaloe House Hotel.

verona & the valpolicella

OPERAS, villas, gardens & wine

Italy
Tuesday 2 - Sunday 7 July 2024 (6 Days)
A warm July evening in Verona’s Roman great amphitheatre, enveloped by opera, is always memorable. Equally, our visit will embrace the summer delights of the country villas and gardens of the Valpolicella wine region and nearby Lake Garda, all tantalisingly close to the civic magnificence of one of northern Italy’s most delightful cities, Verona.

Treasure Houses of the Tweed Valley

A Scottish Surprise

UK
Sunday 14 - Saturday 20 July 2024 (7 Days)
The handsome castles and houses, art collections and wonderful gardens of Scotland's 'Border' country are not widely known. Our visit will be an unrivalled introduction to magnificent treasures, many of which are not often seen by the public and where we shall be entertained privately in some style!

Houses of East & North Yorkshire

Hidden Treasures

UK
Sunday 28 July - Saturday 3 August 2024 (7 Days)
Yorkshire is not only England’s largest county, but it has more remarkable houses than almost any other part of England. We continue our series of visits to Yorkshire, returning to explore the hidden riches of the Northern Dales and the Eastern Wolds.

The Glyndebourne Festival

Opera in the Country

UK
Monday 5 - Friday 9 August 2024 (5 Days)
Glyndebourne is synonymous with all that represents excellence in the musical traditions of Great Britain. Thus, it is with great pleasure that we offer members of our own list the opportunity to enjoy this unique Festival.