Art History in Action

With hundreds of iconic galleries and museums to explore, the capitals of Western Europe are magical places where art history leaps off€ the page to delight art enthusiasts and inspire their own practice. From contemporary street murals in London, to stunning Gaudi sculpture in Barcelona, to works from the old masters in Florence, these important cultural destinations showcase the many…

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Art History in Action

With hundreds of iconic galleries and museums to explore, the capitals of Western Europe are magical places where art history leaps off€ the page to delight art enthusiasts and inspire their own practice. From contemporary street murals in London, to stunning Gaudi sculpture in Barcelona, to works from the old masters in Florence, these important cultural destinations showcase the many…

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16 Days

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LondonBarcelonaRomeFlorenceVenice

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Your Adventure

1 Depart Australia
  • Board your flight Depart Australia for London, United Kingdom
2 London
  • Guided Graffiti tour Enjoy a guided Graffiti-themed walk along the streets of London, including a visit to the Graffiti Tunnel.
  • Tate Modern Gallery tour Experience an interactive tour of the Tate Modern Gallery, Britain’s national gallery of modern art.
3 London
  • Hop On Hop Off bus tour - Buckingham Palace, The River Thames, St Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, The Tower of London Explore the city’s sights on the Hop On Hop Off bus as you visit:
    • Buckingham Palace
    • The River Thames
    • St Paul’s Cathedral
    • Westminster Abbey
    • The Tower of London This is followed by a visit to the Victoria and Albert Museum
4 London
  • Harry Potter Studio Tour Venture into the wizarding world on the Harry Potter Studio Tour.
5 London
  • Guided tour at the National Portrait Gallery Take a guided tour of The National Portrait Gallery before sketching some masterpieces.
  • Royal Opera House tour Go backstage during a tour of the Royal Opera House.
  • Experience a West End theatre performance
6 London - Barcelona
  • Travel to Barcelona
  • Guided tour of Sagrada Familia Take in the magnificent work of Antoni Gaudí on a guided tour of Sagrada Familia and visit Park Güell, one of the largest architectural and artistic gardens in Europe.
7 Barcelona
  • Picasso Museum tour Witness the fascinating work of the iconic Pablo Picasso at the Picasso Museum.
8 Barcelona
  • La Boqueria market visit Indulge your senses with a visit to the gastronomic La Boqueria market.
  • Dinner and flamenco show Enjoy dinner and a flamenco show.
9 Barcelona - Rome
  • Travel to Rome
  • Rome guided tour - Forum and Colosseum Experience the spectacular Forum and the famous Colosseum in Rome on a guided tour.
10 Rome
  • Vatican City guided tour - Sistine Chapel, St Peter's Basilica and the Eternal City Admire Michelangelo’s The Pieta and The Touch during a guided tour of the Vatican City and its museums, including the Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica. Explore the Eternal City.
11 Rome
  • Visit the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain Visit the famous Spanish Steps and savour a gelato at the Trevi Fountain, before throwing in a coin and making a wish.
12 Rome - Florence
  • Travel to Florence
  • Tour of Florence - il Duomo and Accademia Gallery Take in the beautiful city of Florence, visiting il Duomo and Accademia Gallery, which features Michelangelo’s David.
13 Florence
  • Explore the Uffizi Gallery Admire masterpieces by Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Caravaggio and Raphael on a tour of the Uffizi Gallery.
  • Leather Making Workshop Witness superb craftsmanship and the making of designer handbags and other leather goods, during a leather making workshop.
14 Florence - Venice
  • Travel to Venice
  • Venetian mask-making demonstration Learn the traditional way of making masks for Venice Carnival at a Venetian mask-making demonstration.
15 Venice
  • Murano and Burano visits - lace-making and glassblowing demonstrations Learn the art of lace making and glassblowing during visits to Murano and Burano.
16 Depart Italy
  • Board your flight home
17 Welcome home
  • Arrive home in Australia

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