Luxury Culture Holidays | Cultural Tours and Travel | Tailor-made by Exsus
  • Masks, Costa Rica

    Masks, Costa Rica

  • Angkor Wat, Cambodia

    Angkor Wat, Cambodia

  • Venice, Italy

    Venice, Italy

  • Tikal, Guatemala

    Tikal, Guatemala

  • Grand Palace, Bangkok

    Grand Palace, Bangkok

These itineraries are just a starting point

Whatever type of culture holiday you're after, our experts can create totally tailor-made luxury experiences that perfectly satisfies your wish list.

Call +44 207 337 9010 and let us know what ideas you have in mind.

Culture Holidays

Cultural Tours and Travel

Satisfy your cultural cravings by experiencing first-hand the world's most hypnotising heritage, most arresting art, most colourful customs and most fabulous food. At Exsus, we have devised many tailor-made luxury holidays to encompass our clients' love of culture, history and heritage.

Whether you’re tempted by crumbling, centuries-old temples in South-East Asia and Central America, for example; or dream of visiting breathtaking ruins of ancient civilisations in Greece and Turkey, our trips will have you unearthing archaeological delights across the globe. If it’s gastronomy you’re drooling over, opt for one of our gourmet breaks or wine holidays: we love Australasia, South Africa and South America for wine tasting holidays and vineyard tours.

When it comes to art history, you can’t go wrong with a cultural holiday in Europe. Art lovers will be mesmerised by the galleries peppered throughout Europe, from the Renaissance collections in Florence to exciting modern art in Istanbul. Otherwise treat your senses to the vibrant chaos and colours of the souks in Oman and Morocco, or immerse yourself in the spirituality of Sri Lanka, with its many temples and festivals for which it is so famous.

The itineraries below will give you an idea of our favourite cultural holidays; call +44 207 337 9010 to speak to an expert today and we’ll create the perfect trip for you.

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Culture Holiday Ideas (prices include flights, tours and luxury accommodation)

A Shot of Marrakech

Luxury Morocco Holiday: A Shot of Marrakech Culture

Morocco | 3 nights | From £1,492pp incl flights

A treat for all the senses, and a total jolt from everyday life: our luxury Marrakech experience leads you straight to the best bits in this wonderfully chaotic city. Together with our expert local guide, you’ll uncover its fascinating history, test out your haggling skills, and have the chance to peruse some contemporary Moroccan art.


Classic Italy Holiday: Venice, Florence, Rome

Italy | 7 nights | From £1,985pp incl flights

This classic Italian itinerary takes in three big cultural hitters: Venice, Florence and Rome. We make sure you stay in their most sublime hotels and include the services of our local guides to bring history to life.


Luxury City Break to Istanbul: A Weekend Immersed in Culture

Istanbul | 3 nights | From £1,490pp incl flights

Step into the mesmerizing metropolis of Istanbul, mixing treasures from the ancient world with an up-and-coming cosmopolitan lifestyle. Our Istanbul city break will take you to the best of the city’s sights, encompassing labyrinthine bazaars, iconic mosques, fashionable boutiques and the dazzling Bosphorus River.



New Zealand's Gourmet Highlights: Luxury Food and Wine Tour

New Zealand | 10 nights | From £3,375 pp incl flights

This luxury gourmet holiday focuses on some of the key food and wine producing regions that New Zealand is famous for. From the bottom of the North Island to the top of the South Island, you’ll be at the heart of wine country, bordered by beautiful scenery and striking coasts: the perfect blend of ingredients for a luxury foodie holiday.


Sri Lanka Cultural Highlights: Luxury Holiday to the Cultural Triangle, Kandy, and West Coast Beaches

Sri Lanka | 9 nights | From £1,899 pp incl flights

Embark on this luxury cultural adventure in Sri Lanka and discover the country’s rich history, multifarious religions, and some of the friendliest people in the world. Led through the fairy-tale esque landscapes of the Cultural Triangle and beyond, you’ll marvel at the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, the Tree of Enlightenment, and the vibrant city of Kandy where ornamented elephants mingle with orange-cloaked monks, before relaxing on the West Coast beaches and exploring the Dutch colonial peninsula of Galle.


Luxury Culture Weekend in Florence

Florence | 3 nights | From £1,495pp incl flights

It’s no exaggeration to say that Florence, along with Rome, is one of the axes of civilization as we know it. Breathtakingly beautiful, steeped in ancient history, and possibly home to more cultural and artistic masterpieces than anywhere else on the planet, a cultural weekend in Florence is one of Italy’s highlights, and an absolute must for lovers of art and food.

Landing Thumb

Headhunters and Beyond: Borneo Holiday in Sabah and Sarawak

Borneo | 16 nights | From £2,999 pp incl flights

We all love to brag about our holidays – and saying that you’ve hung out with an infamous Headhunter tribe is pretty hard to beat! Snaking along the Sarawak River by land and long-tail boat, this Borneo expedition gives you an exciting mix of culture, natural spectacles, and simply stunning beaches.

mount koya

Cultural Holiday to Japan

Japan | 14 nights | From £4,145pp incl. flights

This cultural holiday takes in the Japan of centuries past, from the temples and shrines of former imperial capitals Kyoto, Nara and Kamakura to the beautiful gardens of Kanazawa and the mountain serenity of Mount Koya.

Highlights of Malaysia Holiday: Culture, Cuisine, and Beautiful Beaches

Malaysia | 17 nights | £3,255 pp incl flights

Culture-vultures will love this fun and colourful holiday, which immerses you in Malaysia’s rich and diverse heritage. From the futuristic metropolis of Singapore, you’ll flit to the historic port-town of Malacca, the strawberry-dotted hills of the Cameron Highlands, and the quirky trishaw town of Penang.


Luxury Culture Weekend in Venice

Venice | 2 nights | From £2,425pp incl flights

Venice, Italy’s famous floating city, is a uniquely beautiful place and a fascinating portrait of time past, its regal palazzos and spider-web canals standing virtually unchanged for centuries. On this cultural Venetian weekend, you’ll visit iconic sights like Piazza San Marco and St. Mark’s Basilica, dine on exquisite Venetian cuisine overlooking the Grand Canal, and take to a private boat to explore the one hundred islands which comprise this beautiful floating city.


Beach, Culture, and Jungle: Luxury Mexico Adventure

Mexico | 14 Nights | From £3,480 pp incl flights

Combining beautiful beaches, jungle-shrouded ruins, and an eclectic mix of culture, this luxury Mexico itinerary has the lot. Specific highlights include swimming beneath a bright blue waterfall, photographing a flock of flamingos, and meeting a community who expel spirits by drinking fizzy drinks. Don’t believe us? Just ask our experts!


Luxury holiday in Croatia: Dalmatian Island Hopping

Croatia | 8 nights | From £2,945pp incl flights

A luxury Croatian island hopper that has you living it up in the best hotels while you catch some culture, hit the water and simply relax, Dalmatian style.

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