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CICERONI Travel by Ciceroni Travel

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CICERONI Travel is a highly regarded company, founded by Tom Duncan, specialising in cultural tours for groups and individuals.

CICERONI is the Italian for a group of eighteenth century Grand Tour Guides. We create and conduct our tours in the relaxed but informative manner of “The Grand Tour” with a particular accent on private visits to houses and gardens, good food and wine, comfortable hotels in enviable country and city locations.

We escort and guide participants to many destinations including the British Isles, Ireland, Italy and around the Mediterranean basin. We enjoy a significant level of repeat bookings as our clients become long standing guests and friends.

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CICERONI Travel is a highly regarded company, founded by Tom Duncan, specialising in cultural tours for groups and individuals.

CICERONI is the Italian for a group of eighteenth century Grand Tour Guides. We create and conduct our tours in the relaxed but informative manner of “The Grand Tour” with a particular accent on private visits to houses and gardens, good food and wine, comfortable hotels in enviable country and city locations.

We escort and guide participants to many destinations including the British Isles, Ireland, Italy and around the Mediterranean basin. We enjoy a significant level of repeat bookings as our clients become long standing guests and friends.

Our visits are led by experts whose passion and authority on their subjects are equal to their sense of hospitality, attention to individual client care and above all, their sense of fun.

Welcome to CICERONI’s Grand Tours!

CICERONI Travel Holidays

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The Dalmatian Coast: An Introduction to Croatia from CICERONI Travel,
Spectacular scenery along the island-peppered Dalmatian coastline
Captivating Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque architecture.
Explore the Emperor Diocletian’s Palace in Split.
Centrally located hotels in Split and Hvar Island.
Visits to Hvar, Vis & Korcula

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Private access to the ‘Great Houses’ of Barbados from the Jacobean period to Oliver Messel’s renowned work. Private lunches in a number of houses & visits to several of the island’s tropical gardens. In-depth analysis of the island’s colonial past, led by an expert on Caribbean history. We stay at the renowned Cobbler’s Cove Hotel.

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Comprehensive introduction to ancient Persia & modern Iran. See Persepolis & other sites of the Archaemenid Empire. 3 nights in each of magnificent Shiraz & Isfahan with their spectacular mosques, shrines & bazaars. See some of the best ‘Persian’ gardens. Atmospheric south-east Iranian towns of Kerman, Mahan & Rayan, ignored by many tours, included

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Cities in the Sand:Morocco Explored from CICERONI Travel offers a remarkably varied range of both cities and countryside. Three days to explore Marrakech, along with visits to the Roman ruins at Volubilis, the ancient Berber cities of Meknes and Fez
Wonderful gardens, including Yves Saint Laurent’s fabled Jardin Majorelle. Excellent 5* Hotels.

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Havana & Western Cuba from CICERONI Travel. Well-paced and thorough exploration of Havana and its many facets. Visits to Havana’s art collections and Cuba’s houses and gardens. Excellent and well-situated 5 * hotels in Havana . Opportunity to explore the spectacular Valley of Viñales. In depth analysis of Cuba's history.

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