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Martin Randall Travel by Ludwig, 25 Nov 2021
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A brilliant musical experience

MRT hosted a music festival with the Elias String Quartet at the Castle Hotel, Taunton, with Richard Wigmore as speaker. Musically, it was a wonderful experience. The Elias performances were thrilling and wonderfully interpreted. Lectures given by Richard full of insight into understanding the compositions. The ambience at The Castle Hotel made the occasion perfect. Excellent accommodation and menu selection. High standards in every aspect ...

MRT hosted a music festival with the Elias String Quartet at the Castle Hotel, Taunton, with Richard Wigmore as speaker. Musically, it was a wonderful experience. The Elias performances were thrilling and wonderfully interpreted. Lectures given by Richard full of insight into understanding the compositions. The ambience at The Castle Hotel made the occasion perfect. Excellent accommodation and menu selection. High standards in every aspect of this holiday.

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MRT is known for its breadth and quality of holiday offerings. The astonishing commitment to detail and maintaining high standards are the hallmark of this exceptional tour operator. It has been an absolute pleasure to have been on tours organised by MRT.

Martin Randall Travel by GR, 22 Nov 2021
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The perfect combination

A weekend break listening to and learning about excellent music played by one of our leading quartets (Elias Quartet playing a programme of mainly Beethoven) accompanied by informed and engaging pre-concert talks. All taking place in the striking venue of The Castle Hotel at Taunton, which looked the part even in November in England. All the staff were the ideal combination of efficient, informed, friendly and unobstrusive and the pacing of ...

A weekend break listening to and learning about excellent music played by one of our leading quartets (Elias Quartet playing a programme of mainly Beethoven) accompanied by informed and engaging pre-concert talks. All taking place in the striking venue of The Castle Hotel at Taunton, which looked the part even in November in England. All the staff were the ideal combination of efficient, informed, friendly and unobstrusive and the pacing of events allowed for relaxation between concerts which enabled full enjoyment of some remarkable music-making.

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MRT is reliably excellent. One is always dealing with intelligent and interested as well as interesting people, from those manning the phones to the expert lecturers and performers, and of course the tour organisors/representatives themselves. One gets the impression that they genuinely enjoy the events the help run, which adds to the quality of the occasion. Conversation is easy and intelligent, often ranging over a variety of topics and at a variety of levels.

Martin Randall Travel by Bemorevenetian, 21 Nov 2021
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Venetian Palaces Tour

Four and a half days in Venice, being guided through the history , art, and architecture of the city through its major palaces

Four and a half days in Venice, being guided through the history , art, and architecture of the city through its major palaces

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Martin Randall Travel, Specialists in Art Tours and Music and other cultural events

Martin Randall Travel by Victoria Bridge, 21 Nov 2021
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Entertained and educated in style and comfort

A weekend of chamber music from the Elias string quartet, focusing on Beethoven and contemporaries and a sprinkle of Scottish folk music. Expert and entertaining programme discussion and notes from Richard Wigmore. Lovely comfortable traditional hotel with fine dining and inclusive hospitality.

A weekend of chamber music from the Elias string quartet, focusing on Beethoven and contemporaries and a sprinkle of Scottish folk music. Expert and entertaining programme discussion and notes from Richard Wigmore. Lovely comfortable traditional hotel with fine dining and inclusive hospitality.

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Expert in this field, Martin Randall lives up to his reputation for a high quality cultural experience with attention to detail in hospitality and personal service.

Martin Randall Travel by Sue, 20 Nov 2021
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An absolute jewel

Private entrance to Venetian palaces with an expert guide! What could be better! Superb itinerary and every type of palazzo described - as was much else, particularly on the history of Venice. Superb!

Private entrance to Venetian palaces with an expert guide! What could be better! Superb itinerary and every type of palazzo described - as was much else, particularly on the history of Venice. Superb!

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Martin Randall Travel combine high efficiency with friendliness. Unbeatable!

Martin Randall Travel by B&JH, 8 Nov 2021
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Marvellous chamber music weekend in Taunton

This residential chamber music weekend with the Carducci Quartet and William Howard giving spirited performances of works by Schubert and Dvořák was sheer delight. The hotel accommodation, service and food were exemplary. We shall return again for similar events in the future.

This residential chamber music weekend with the Carducci Quartet and William Howard giving spirited performances of works by Schubert and Dvořák was sheer delight. The hotel accommodation, service and food were exemplary. We shall return again for similar events in the future.

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Martin Randall's arrangements were first class with discreet, attentive and helpful representatives present at the hotel throughout the weekend. Martin Randall lived up to the high standards we have come to expect from this tour operator.

Martin Randall Travel by akg, 4 Nov 2021
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Excellent tour of Sicily

Tour was faced with hurricanes, volcanoes, unexpectedly closed facilities and still managed to keep the tour full and interesting.

Tour was faced with hurricanes, volcanoes, unexpectedly closed facilities and still managed to keep the tour full and interesting.

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First-rate lecturer and manager. I look forward to doing more Martin Randall tours in the future.

Martin Randall Travel by Jackie, 3 Nov 2021
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Civilisations of Sicily - a cultural tour that embraced art, architecture, food, wine and topography.

This was an enriching experience that provided a good insight into the historical evolution of Greek, Roman, Norman, Spanish, Arab ... interests, competing (if that's the right word) for the development of Sicily over centuries.

This was an enriching experience that provided a good insight into the historical evolution of Greek, Roman, Norman, Spanish, Arab ... interests, competing (if that's the right word) for the development of Sicily over centuries.

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Excellent tour manager who unintrusively kept itinerary fluid, carefully choosing restaurants with fine menus - local dishes and knowledge of local vintages; a fluent English/Italian speaker who, with the tour lecturer, 'opened doors' to additional sites. Excellent tour lecturer with encyclopedic memory and sense of humour.

Martin Randall Travel by LBD, 29 Oct 2021
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Wonderful experience - informative and fun

Pompeii and Herculaneum, plus the many Roman and Greek sites of the Bay of Naples were wonderful, the the overall experience was magical - excellent lecturer and professional tour guide made it all so easy. Hospitality at the 5* hotel and the various restaurants was so welcoming and generous

Pompeii and Herculaneum, plus the many Roman and Greek sites of the Bay of Naples were wonderful, the the overall experience was magical - excellent lecturer and professional tour guide made it all so easy. Hospitality at the 5* hotel and the various restaurants was so welcoming and generous

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Highly professional and experienced

Martin Randall Travel by Rob, 24 Oct 2021
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Return to Italy after lockdown.

It was great to be travelling again in spite of the wretched mask wearing.

It was great to be travelling again in spite of the wretched mask wearing.

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