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CICERONI Travel by Ciceroni Travel

Pantheon Dome

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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Rome & The Grand Tour from CICERONI Travel; Enjoy a remarkable recreation of “The Grand Tour” in miniature. Discover the Roman world of Piranesi, Robert Adam & their contemporaries. Private visits to The Villa Borghese & Vatican Museums when closed to the public. Stay in a comfortable 3* Superior Hotel ideally situated overlooking the Pantheon.

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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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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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Discover one of Italy’s most extraordinary dynasties of art patrons; Witness the transformation of Florence into the cradle of the Renaissance; See masterpieces by Donatello, Ghiberti, Masaccio, Fra Angelico, Botticelli, Ghirlandaio & many others; Visit based in 4* hotel, ideally set on the banks of the River Arno.

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Remarkable introduction to the principal Art Museum & 'House' collections of New York. Enjoy Old Masters, Period Interiors & American Art at 'The Met'.
Private visit to MOMA. Excellently located Midtown hotel off 5th Avenue
Opportunity to attend the Metropolitan Opera. Discover Houses & Gardens along the Lower Hudson River Valley.

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