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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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In 2016 we return to Norfolk where we enjoyed so many lovely visits two years ago. Last time we met with vast acres of broad uplands and stately mansions in the west of the county. Now, we concentrate on the handsome marshland and the Broads to the east of Norwich, famous for its many wonderful manor houses, unusual churches and magnificent gardens

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The Art Collections of Milan by CICERONI Travel. Discover the world of Renaissance patronage and the ruling Visconti and Sforza dynasties. F ocus on da Vinci’s Milan period. We explore the great collections of important Milanese families from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries. Opportunity to book La Scala tickets including Simon Boccanegra.

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Visit celebrates the 500th anniversary of Giovanni Bellini’s death.
Comprehensive introduction to Bellini’s life and work.
His sources, contemporaries and students examined too.
Explore Venice guided by an expert in the history of Italian art of the 15th century.
Excellent 5* hotel overlooking the Lagoon.

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Enter the sophisticated world of the renaissance courts. Meet the Este & Gonzaga families at close quarters. Visit two marvellously preserved medieval & renaissance cities. Rare opportunity to visit a fortified palatial village, Sabbioneta & the important city of Modena. Comfortable city centre hotel & very good food & wine!

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Rome under Augustus from CICERONI Travel.
Trace Rome’s transformation under the Emperor Augustus.
Visit will be led by the Director of The British School at Rome.
Coincides with remarkable exhibition on Augustus and Rome – AUGUSTO!
Wonderful range of visits to include private access to important sites associated with ancient Rome’s history.

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