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ACE Cultural Tours

ACE Cultural Tours

Venice

ACE CULTURAL TOURS - the Association for Cultural Exchange - runs tours and cruises in the United Kingdom, Europe and worldwide. Founded in 1958 as ACE Study Tours, ACE pioneers over 150 escorted programmes every year which focus on cultural subjects - art, architecture, archaeology, history, music, natural history as well as regional culture. ACE's tours and cruises inform, educate and entertain in equal measure with a blend of cultural sight-seeing and explanatory talks – and all under the guidance of an expert tour director. ACE's tours are characterised by their originality and diversity, ...

ACE CULTURAL TOURS - the Association for Cultural Exchange - runs tours and cruises in the United Kingdom, Europe and worldwide. Founded in 1958 as ACE Study Tours, ACE pioneers over 150 escorted programmes every year which focus on cultural subjects - art, architecture, archaeology, history, music, natural history as well as regional culture. ACE's tours and cruises inform, educate and entertain in equal measure with a blend of cultural sight-seeing and explanatory talks – and all under the guidance of an expert tour director. ACE's tours are characterised by their originality and diversity, and many feature exclusive visits, privileged access and private concerts.

Reviews of ACE Cultural Tours

Art on the Côte d'Azur by ArtfiendLiz, 23 Sep 2017
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This was my first experience of travelling on an ACE tour and I intend to use the company again. The tour guide, Suzanne ... read more

ACE Cultural Tours by Gillian, 7 Apr 2017
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ACE is wholly owned by charitable organization the ACE Foundation (the Association for Cultural Exchange) an educational ... read more

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Art on the Côte d'Azur by ArtfiendLiz, 23 Sep 2017
Traveller rating:

This was my first experience of travelling on an ACE tour and I intend to use the company again. The tour guide, Suzanne ... read more

ACE Cultural Tours by Gillian, 7 Apr 2017
Traveller rating:

ACE is wholly owned by charitable organization the ACE Foundation (the Association for Cultural Exchange) an educational ... read more

Find a holiday with ACE Cultural Tours

Oberammergau Passion Play

• Experience the 42nd production of the iconic Oberammergau Passion Play, performed once every ten years • ...

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Ancient Sicily

• Step into the Villa del Casale to view its stunning Roman mosaics, widely regarded as one of the richest ...

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Algeria Rome Meets the Sahara

• Discover the Roman colony of Timgad, the ‘Pompeii of Africa’, founded by Emperor Trajan on the edge of ...

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Iceland

• Uncover Iceland’s extraordinary natural history through visits to several of the country’s glaciers, waterfalls ...

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Wild Poland

• Explore the truly unique environment of Bialowieza, the greatest primeval deciduous and coniferous forest ...

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Albania

• Travel the length of this mountainous country, discovering layers of historical wonders left behind by ...

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SEARCH HOLIDAYS WITH ACE CULTURAL TOURS

Archaeology

Our programme covers many aspects of British, European and world archaeology and includes tours of Hadrian’s Wall, Morocco, Greece, Turkey and Egypt.

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Architecture

Our Architecture tours admire such masters as Palladio and William Kent, and explore architectural riches across Europe from St Petersburg to Seville. We visit historic ...

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Art

Our tours that delve into the Art History of the UK, Europe and further afield range from the 20th century artists of Northern England, the life and route of Caravaggio ...

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Cultural Cruises

On our small ship cruises – for between 15 and 30 participants – we explore Portugal’s Douro River aboard the royal barge, as well as the Lycian coast of Turkey and ...

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Historical

Our historical themed tour programme covers aspects from ancient times to 20th century warefare. Popular departures include Secret War, investigating the British intellig...

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Houses & Gardens

Explore garden design and history and the art and architecture of historic houses in the company of our expert tour directors and a small group of friendly, fellow travel...

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Music

Our music tours encompass various festivals in the UK and across Europe. We join the Haydn festival in Eisenstadt, celebrate Schubert in Schwarzenberg and enjoy the ...

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Natural History

Our Natural History programme looks at birdlife, botany and the contrasting landscapes of the UK, Europe and further afield including the rugged isles of Scotland, wintering ...

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Regional Culture

Our Regional Culture departures contextualise the history and cultural heritage of destinations as diverse as Bohemia and Moravia, Japan, Burma, Ethiopia, and Bhutan .

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Theatre & Literature

Our tours specialising in Theatre focus on the delights of Shakespeare's plays in London's Globe or the bard's hometown of Stratford. We also take in contemporary play's ...

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