Cultural Short Escapes

Give yourself a break and be transported far away from the ordinary on a luxury, tailor-made cultural escape or short break. We’ve handpicked a range of luxury city breaks and short stays in culturally fascinating destinations that can be reached straightforwardly so you have the most time away.

Whether it’s the magnificent renaissance cities of Italy, the historic streets of Prague or the vibrant souks and markets of Marrakech, our collection of carefully chosen cultural escapes will give you a superb insight into a destination in just a short period of time.

Talk to our team of well-connected specialists about activities and experiences in these cities as well and we can suggest exclusive events, things to do and ways to explore from private access and out-of-hours visits to behind-the-scenes guides that will elevate your time away and make your luxury city break so much more than just a short stay

TOP DESTINATIONS FOR CULTURAL ESCAPES

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LAZY DAYS IN THE MANI

Off the Beaten Path in Greece's Southern Peloponnese

Greece

From £950 per person

Travel to: Southern Mainland Greece

TRULLI, MADLY, DEEPLY

Italy's Secret South

Italy

From £1,450 per person

Travel to: Puglia & The Deep South

WALLED CITIES & ISLAND CHURCHES

Croatia & Montenegro in Classic Style

Croatia

From £1,750 per person

Travel to: Bay of Kotor, Dalmatian Coast & Islands

PEARLS OF THE VENETO

Escape to Venice & its Secret Hinterland

Italy

From £1,550 per person

Travel to: Venice & the Veneto

SLUMDOG MONSOON

Immersive Escape to Mumbai & the Western Ghats

India

From £1,950 per person

Travel to: Mumbai & Western India

THROUGH BAROLO TO THE CINQUE TERRE

Escape to Liguria

Italy

From £1,800 per person

Travel to: Milan, Italian Lakes & Northern Italy

Oman in a Nutshell

Luxury Short Break to Muscat, the Mountains & Wahiba Sands

Oman

From £2,250 per person

Travel to: Muscat, Oman's Deserts & Mountains

POTLATCH & TOTEM POLES

Cultural Escape to Canada's Mystical Haida Gwaii

Canada

From £5,500 per person

Travel to: British Columbia

LONDON, PARIS & VENICE ON THE VENICE SIMPLON-ORIENT-EXPRESS

Icons of Europe by Luxury Train

Italy, France & UK

From £5,150 per person

Travel to: London, Paris, Venice & the Veneto

BYWAYS FROM BOLOGNA

Escape to Emilia-Romagna

Italy

From £950 per person

Travel to: Emilia-Romagna, Milan, Italian Lakes & Northern Italy

GLADIATORS & GELATO

Family Holiday to Rome & Tuscany

Italy

From £5,200 per person

Travel to: Florence and Tuscany, Rome, Umbria & Central Italy

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF MARCO POLO

Mini-moon to Italy & Croatia

Italy & Croatia

From £2,250 per person

Travel to: Dalmatian Coast & Islands, Venice & the Veneto

INTO LE MARCHE

Italy off the Beaten Path

Italy

From £1,150 per person

Travel to: Rome, Umbria & Central Italy

GEMS IN A WINE-DARK SEA

Escape to Greece's Dodecanese

Greece

From £1,100 per person

Travel to: Rhodes & the Eastern Aegean, Southern Mainland Greece

HIDDEN RETREATS OF THE TUSCAN HILLS

Escape to Secret Tuscany

Italy

From £1,600 per person

Travel to: Florence and Tuscany

TO FLORENCE WITH BELMOND & FERRARI

Glamorous Italy by Train

Italy & UK

From £4,300 per person

Travel to: Florence and Tuscany, Venice & the Veneto

RETREAT TO A SABINE FARM

Escape to Rome & Umbria

Italy

From £1,600 per person

Travel to: Rome, Umbria & Central Italy

FROM ARANCINI TO ZUCCHINI

Tuscan Cookery Holiday in Serious Style

Italy

From £3,500 per person

Travel to: Florence and Tuscany

Discover Austria

Luxury Culture Holiday in Vienna and Salzburg

Austria

From £1,800 per person

Travel to: Salzburg, Vienna

Palaces, Castles and Lakes

Luxury Holiday in Scenic Salzburg

Austria

From £1,250 per person

Travel to: Salzburg

Loch Ness, Whisky, Castles

Traditional Luxury Scottish Holiday

UK

From £1,850 per person

Travel to: London, Scottish Castles

Highlights of Cambodia

Luxury Holiday including Angkor Wat and Phnom Penh

Cambodia

From £3,150 per person

Travel to: Phnom Penh, Siem Reap & Temples of Angkor

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